Seeking New Board Members

Ashton Community Trust

Board Vacancy

Ashton Community Trust (ACT) is a community-based regeneration charity which was established in 1991 with a mission ‘To promote positive change and improve the quality of life of the North Belfast community’. It currently employs over 200 people and has a turnover of over £7m per annum. Last year in salaries alone ACT put £3.2m back into the North Belfast economy. Ashton is committed to delivering economic as well as social benefit to all communities across North Belfast.

It delivers critical services that are in line with local need including: childcare, young people, mental health and wellbeing, training and employment, property maintenance, facilities management and digital fabrication. Ashton has ten buildings in North Belfast from which diverse services are delivered to people of all ages.

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Ashton Community Trust would like to invite individuals to join our board as directors who share our values and are willing to support our work.

We are keen to receive enquires from all sections of the community and would particularly welcome people with the skills and experience in one or more of the following:

  • Business
  • Strategy Planning
  • Finance
  • Digital Marketing
  • Governance/Legal
  • URBAN Regeneration


North Belfast

Approximate Time Commitment

7 board meetings per year and other committee work and this is likely to require 8 hours per month input

To seek further information,

Contact: Ciara Rea

Telephone Number: 028 90742255


Closing Date for receipt of applications is,

3pm on 10th January 2018, these will be accepted by email or post.




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