Wrexham AFC Community Trust
Roles: 1) Chair of Wrexham AFC Community Trust Board of Trustees and 2) Treasurer and Trustee on Wrexham AFC Community Trust Board of Trustees
Wrexham AFC is an established football club with a rich heritage. The Club is proud of the important role it plays in the local community and continues to deliver a growing range of outreach initiatives on a regular basis, making a positive difference to both the local and wider community.
The Club’s mission statement placed the delivery of community benefit at its heart and the change of name, connects the Club and the community, in a way that everyone can recognise.
The Wrexham AFC Community Trust aims to utilise the power of football, other sports and physical activities to boost educational attainment, and to improve the health, wellbeing and safety of individuals in Wrexham and North Wales. A range of programmes, run both independently and also through schools – as well as a calendar of holiday schools – supports these goals, as well as breaking down barriers to increase participation levels. Programmes include Girls Football Hubs, Walking Football, weekly Fun Football Sessions for primary-age children, Huddle girls’ football sessions and, during school holidays, Autism-Friendly Football.
We’re looking to add to our breadth of experience on the Trust Board by appointing a Chair of the Board of Trustees; and a Trustee with specific oversight of the Trusts accounts.
How to apply:
Send a copy of your current CV and a cover letter to the Secretary of the Trust – Níamh Kelly (—by close of business on the extended date of Wednesday 31st January 2024.
The cover letter should outline how your experience and knowledge will benefit the Trusts work in Wrexham, North Wales communities and beyond.
Special information: The Trust is fully committed to the EFL Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Standards and as the Trust Board is under represented in these areas; we particularly welcome ‘entry level’ applications from women, individuals from Black and Minority Ethnicities, the LGBTQ+ community and anyone with a disability.