Emmaus Mossley seek new trustees
Monday 13th November 2017 @ 16:44 by Lee Wild
Mossley & Saddleworth News

Emmaus Mossley are looking for local people to join its Board of Trustees.

This week (13-17 November) marks trustee week and the charity are seeking skilled and experienced people to support the charities work in helping homeless people get off the streets of Greater Manchester.

Emmaus Mossley supports 26 companions by giving them a home, meaningful work in a social enterprise and an opportunity to regain lost self-esteem to help rebuild their lives.

Frances Hirst was elected to the Emmaus Mossley Board of Trustees in 1998. After a career in the newspaper industry, Frances first became involved with Emmaus in 1997, when she volunteered to help raise awareness of the charity.

Frances Hirst, now Chair of Trustees at Emmaus Mossley, said: “Being a trustee at Emmaus has been one of the most rewarding things I have ever done. The Board of Trustees works together to oversee the charity and we are always keen to bring in people with different skills to enable us to meet future development goals.

“First and foremost we are looking for passionate and dedicated people. Experience of health & safety, housing, finance, welfare benefits, business development or retail would be an added benefit. If you are interested in a trustee role at Emmaus Mossley then I would urge you to get in touch.”

Trustees’ Week 2017 is an annual celebration that recognises the excellent contribution of over 1 million trustees across the charity sector. Trustees’ Week showcases the great work that trustees do and highlight opportunities for people from all walks of life to get involved and make a difference.

To find out more about Emmaus Mossley and how you can get involved as a trustee go to www.emmaus.org.uk/mossley. If you would like to get involved or donate an item, please call 01457 838608 or visit the store at Longlands Mill, Queen Street, Mossley OL5 9AH.