Posted June 11, 2024

Organisation SCDA

Can you help to make a real difference with people at a local level?
Do you have skills and experience that you could bring to our Board?
If the answer is yes, have you considered becoming a Trustee?

Who are Sussex Community Development Association (SCDA)?

We strengthen local communities across East Sussex by providing a range of services &
support to enable people overcome often complex challenges. Our services include
youth activities, community hubs offering community food & community
supermarkets, family events & other activities, a nursery, advice & information,
support to access employment and 2 retail charity shops. We aim to support
community cohesion and individual health and well-being, providing quality
information & help getting people into work.

We need Trustees who can support our Governance and particularly seek people who
have specific skills and experience in:

Finance and commerce;
Business and social enterprise development;
Human Resources;
Digital/marketing and promotions;
Charitable fundraising.

Specific awareness of issues relating to health and wellbeing and the needs of
disadvantaged communities would be welcomed.

SCDA is looking for effective people to join its Board of Trustees in realising our
ambitious goals to make a difference in local communities and with local people. SCDA
Trustees are key to helping make this happen. We look forward to hearing from you.

If you would like to understand more or have a conversation about the specifics of the
role and its responsibilities, please call Amber Upton (HR Director) on 01273 519140.

This is a voluntary and unremunerated position.
For a Trustee information pack and role outline and to apply please go to

Completed application forms can be sent to HR via email to ( or via post to
SCDA, Denton Island Community Centre, Denton Island, Newhaven, East Sussex, BN9 9BA

SCDA includes: Employability; Community Advice & Wellbeing; Community Development & Health
Registered Charity Number: 1094905
Company Limited by Guarantee: 3387617

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