Join Our Board

Posted on: September 1st, 2023

Engage with Age is recruiting trustees to join its board. Can you spare
some time to help us improve lives for older people in Belfast?

Engage with Age seeks to empower older people to lead happy, healthy,
independent, and more connected lives. As a registered charity, Engage
with Age has a board of trustees that is responsible for making sure the
charity provides good benefits to the community. The Trustees’ work
includes helping to develop a strategy for the organisation and
supporting and seeing that this strategy is delivered.

Engage with Age also seeks to recruit a new Treasurer on its board of

Trustees with Engage with Age meet five times per year to support the
charity’s ongoing work. Trustees also meet as members of sub-
committees working on finance, governance, and operations. The
Trustee role is voluntary though reasonable out of pocket expenses are

To find out more, get a Trustee information pack and apply, please log
on as follows:

Trustee applications:

Treasurer applications:

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Engage with Age can accept referrals of individual older people aged 50+ who are at risk of loneliness and social isolation, inviting them to participate in group activities. Engage with Age offers one-to-one telephone befriending support for individual older people but does not currently provide in person visits to individual older people. To make a referral please complete the on-line Referral Form and submit or alternatively please print off a copy of the PDF Referral Form and send it to us. See also the Referral Criteria for details of who can be referred.

Referral Form Referral Criteria