Charity registered in Scotland SC040699
This is an exciting opportunity to help lead an established and unique health charity. You will join DSUK at an exciting phase in our development and use your experience, skills, and connections to help DSUK bring the benefits of snowsport to even more disabled people. You will be part of a values-driven team who thrive on enabling others and are committed to realising our incredible organisation’s potential.
At board level our Trustees are expected to collaboratively take part, contribute and challenge the CEO on strategic decisions. Our Trustees are also expected to coach and guide the CEO in his role. At team level our Trustees are expected to take interest in nurturing and coaching the senior team and to proactively share ideas, contacts and business opportunities with the CEO and the wider team. The recruitment pack provides specific responsibilities and expectations.
At present, we are seeking Trustees with experience in one of the following areas:
• Fundraising (and Corporate PR)
• Health/rehabilitation through sport
• Snowsports Industry
• Health and Safety
DSUK has over forty years’ experience of teaching snowsports at our adaptive snowsport schools throughout the UK and during the winter season, in the mountains at home and abroad. We believe that teaching disabled people to master the slopes can transform the way they experience their disability.
We are particularly interested to hear from applicants who have experience of living with a disability, and/or managing a long-term condition, and/or their friends and family. We would also particularly welcome interest from applicants with a passion for snowsport.
Disability Snowsport UK (DSUK) is the UK’s leading snowsport charity. We have been teaching disabled people to ski and snowboard for over forty years and although like all charities we anticipate a challenging year ahead, we also have exciting plans.
At DSUK, we believe that teaching disabled people to master the slopes can transform the way they experience their disability. For our customers, it’s about enjoying achievement and independence. From picking their line to controlling their speed, they can experience something that’s often missing from their everyday lives – freedom.
Following a restructure, we are seeking a Senior Fundraising Officer to develop and lead on a range of activities including third-party, community and virtual events, and corporate fundraising. This is an exciting opportunity to join a values-led team and use your broad experience and excitement for what we do, to make this role your own.
We are looking for an adaptable, confident, and proactive individual who is people-focused and who possesses exceptional organisational skills. Above all you will be happy to share your ideas with the senior team and support the organisation to try new ways of fundraising, whilst providing a sound business case for doing so.
Disability Snowsport UK the UK’s leading snowsport charity. We have been teaching disabled people to ski and snowboard for over forty years and we are excited to be able to offer out of hours provision to our clients.
DSUK make the health and social benefits of snowsport, along with the unique thrill and exhilaration that accompany them, available to anybody living with any form of disability, regardless of complexity. Our passionate team of staff and volunteers deliver adaptive ski lessons in centres across the UK, facilitate trips to Europe and the USA, and provide a platform for disabled skiers to meet and participate in snowsports through supporting our local groups.
Our new Bookings and Admin Assistant will be a proactive individual who is people-focused, possesses exceptional organisational and financial management skills, and who is committed to providing the best possible experience for disabled people.