Would you like to use your professional experience and expertise to assist a charity which is supporting and empowering victims of crime? If so, Victim Support at Court is currently seeking new Directors to join its board.
Victim Support at Court (V-SAC) was established in 2005 and is the only recognised specialist voluntary service in Ireland dedicated solely to court accompaniment for victims of crime, their families, and prosecution witnesses. We are at the forefront of delivering a high-quality court accompaniment service within the Irish Judicial System and are currently piloting our second expansion project which will help V-SAC towards becoming a national service.
V-SAC welcomes expressions of interest from potential directors with expertise or high level experience of the following skills – click on each title for full details of the individual roles
- Communications (Media and Public Relations/Affairs)
- Human Resource Management
- Financial Management (qualified accountant)
V-SAC is committed to the principles of diversity, inclusion and equality of opportunity. We welcome submissions from appropriately qualified candidates from all backgrounds. In line with current legislation, V-SAC directors are unpaid but vouched out-of- pocket expenses will be re-imbursed.
Board composition as per the Constitution is no more than nine Directors. The Board currently has six Directors namely:
- James Doorley – Chair
- Dwayne Keogh – Company Secretary
- Ian Fleming
- Ross Moore
- Gary Rutledge
- Ian Marder
As a Board Member, the role of the Non-Executive Director includes:
- Continuing the commitment by V-SAC to good governance, inclusion and to maintaining the highest of ethical standards
- Attendance at monthly board meetings and other organisational events
- Monitoring the performance of V-SAC especially against its strategic priorities and the annual work plan agreed by the Board
- Leading on specific tasks or strategic objectives as delegated by the Board
- Development of policy in relation to the above areas or others, as required
- Willingness to serve on ad hoc subcommittees as required
At present, the board meets monthly. Every third board meeting is held in person in a Dublin City location. The other board meetings are held online and take place in the evening, usually from 6pm-7.30pm.
If you would like to have an informal discussion about the role, please contact James Doorley via email to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Interested candidates should apply by sending a CV (2-pages) and Cover Letter (1-page) to email@example.com no later than 12pm on Friday 15th September.