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Board of Trustees Treasurer Vacancy

We want to provide outstanding care and support to everyone in North Devon who is impacted by a life limiting illness and together we can make this happen.  Everyone is a story and the ending matters.

Our patients are at the heart of every single thing we do. As a £6m local charity, we have over 150 paid staff and over 300 volunteers who all work passionately and tirelessly to contribute to every facet of North Devon Hospice life. It is thanks to our staff and volunteers that the care we provide is so special.

As our Treasurer you will work closely with the Board of Trustees, CEO and Director of Finance to ensure the financial governance of the hospice, including compliance with its Articles of Association, financial policies, charity law, company law and other relevant legislation or regulations.  You will provide a strategic financial overview to the Board, keep the Board informed about its financial duties and responsibilities and chair the Finance and HR Committee.

We are looking for someone who has:-

  • A financial management qualification
  • Experience of charity and/or company finance
  • Skills to analyse proposals and examine their financial consequences
  • Commitment to the vision and objectives of the hospice
  • Strategic vision, tact and diplomacy and excellent interpersonal skills.

The time commitment is 1 Board meeting a quarter (2.5 hours), 1 Finance & HR Committee a quarter (2.5 hours) Trustee working group twice a year, ad hoc advice and guidance.

If you are interested in joining our team we would love to hear from you. Informal discussion welcomed, please contact Sue Friend, Volunteer Coordinator, on 01271 347226 or 

Closing date is noon on 24th June 2022
Interview date to be confirmed

It is important that the people who work for and with us, or access any of our services, can be themselves and are valued as unique individuals.  We welcome applications from all sections of the communities we serve, reflecting the uniqueness of each person, with the aim of continually improving our services.

We are a forces-friendly organisation and welcome applications from Veterans and Service spouses and partners.     


To apply please download our application form and the Declaration of a Criminal Record form below and submit your completed forms to: or mark your application "Private and Confidential" and send to: Volunteering Department, North Devon Hospice, Deer Park, Newport, Barnstaple, EX32 0HU

GDPR Volunteer Recruitment Statement

By submitting this application form to North Devon Hospice you are consenting to the processing and storage of your personal data in order that you can progress through our volunteer recruitment process.

We will never sell your data however we are obliged by law to inform you that should we be required to we may share your data with external agencies. This may include but is not limited to Acevo / UCheck (a service for managing and processing Disclosure & Barring Service clearance applications) and other government agencies. We will also, as required, contact those individuals named as your referees to confirm your suitability for the role(s) you are applying for. Your data will only be used for your volunteering role and to comply with our statutory and legal obligations.

If your application is unsuccessful we will retain your information for 12 months; after this date it will be safely destroyed.

If your application is successful we will retain your information for the duration of your commitment and up to 6 years after you cease volunteering. Please refer to North Devon Hospice’s Privacy Notice for Staff and Volunteers for more information.