Could you make a difference

15/07/2019

team BEDS&LUTON (tB&L) is a dynamic, high performing and forward thinking organisation passionate about helping people get active and stay active in Bedfordshire. As one of 43 Active Partnerships (AP) operating within England, tB&L was established in 2005 and tasked with the strategic development and delivery of creative and impactful sport and physical activity interventions within the 3 local authority areas of Central Bedfordshire, Bedford & Luton.

team BEDS&LUTON have an exciting opportunity for up to three new board members. 

Becoming a member of the board of tB&L provides a tremendous opportunity to be involved in enhancing the provision of physical activity for the wider community of Bedfordshire.

The commitment will involve attending 4 board meetings a year (each one lasting no more than 2.5 hours) with encouraged attendance at 1-2 ‘flag ship’ events during the year. They would expect new members to serve at least one 3 year term.

Their Vision is “A healthier, happier and fitter Bedfordshire.” With a Mission “To work in partnership to support, develop and promote safe, high quality and inclusive opportunities for people to participate in sport and physical activity for life.”    

Achieving their vision and mission means staying true to their Values of being:

Collaborative - Working in partnership to support, inform and advise the local community.
Creative - Always aiming to facilitate a range of innovative, positive and valued solutions.
Passionate – a proactive and knowledgeable team, committed to making a difference across Bedfordshire.

tB&L is hosted by Active Luton, the Leisure Trust for Luton Borough Council. All contractual agreements, banking, finance arrangements, human resources and primary accommodation are provided through Active Luton. This organisation is a charity and registered as a company limited by guarantee. Further details regarding the host are available via their website www.activeluton.co.uk

They are keen to recruit 3 new Board Members to complement the skills of the existing board and management team, to provide strategic direction for the organisation.

They also have a strong desire to have a Board reflective of the local community, ensuring that equality, diversity and inclusion run through everything we do.

The Board would particularly welcome applications from individuals with a commitment and interest in local sport and physical activity, experience in business, health, leadership, management or additional skills such as finance, fundraising and legal. 

This is a real opportunity to make a difference!

For an informal discussion, to express an interest or to receive an application pack please contact:

Lloyd Conaway – Director
team BEDS&LUTON 
Wigmore Hall
Eaton Green Road
Luton 
LU2 9JB

lloyd@teambedsandluton.co.uk 
01582 813760

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