Deanshanger Parish Council

Serving the people of Deanshanger


Clerk: Mrs Teresa Floyd
3 Hayes Road, Deanshanger
Northamptonshire MK19 6HP

Tel: 01908 566373

Towcester Foodbank Trustee Vacancies

Towcester Foodbank was established 6 years ago by the Churches Together in Towcester and is run as part of the Trussell Trust network.

The foodbank is managed by a team of 8 trustees, who meet 5-6 times throughout the year. We are looking to appoint some new trustees. Please note this is a voluntary role.

Main responsibilities:
(a) Comply with the charity's governing document and legislation.

(b) Act in the charity's best interests and raise the profile and awareness of the foodbank for users and agencies.

(c) Manage the charity's resources responsibly by making sure the charity's assets are only used to support or carry out its purpose.

(d) Act with reasonable care and skill making use of personal skills and experience.

(e) Give enough time, thought and energy to fulfil their role as a positive representative of the foodbank.

Personal attributes:

a) Passionate about tackling poverty and supporting people in need.

b) An understanding of and commitment to the principles of the Towcester Foodbank, the Trussell Trust and Churches Together in Towcester.

c) To live and promote the foodbank within the catchment area of the Towcester foodbank.

d) Good teamwork, flexibility and a willingness to learn.

e) Personal skills (e.g. financial, marketing, multi-agency, organisational) which can be used to extend the work and promotion of the foodbank

How to apply:
Please submit a short (maximum 300 words) personal statement outlining why you would be a suitable candidate to the chair of trustees via email:

More information about the foodbank can be found on our website:

Applications should be submitted by September 1st 2018