Viewpoint is a charity whose purpose is to use the views and expertise of people who use mental health and drug and alcohol services in Hertfordshire to bring about change for the better. We also deliver user led training and mental health promotion.

By becoming a Trustee, you will be helping to make a difference to people’s lives and their experiences of the services that are set up to support them. You will be a pioneer in promoting user led services for the future.

Charity Trustees are unpaid. Trustees have and must accept ultimate responsibility for directing the affairs of a charity, and ensuring that it is solvent, well-run, and delivering the charitable outcomes for the benefit of the public for which it has been set up.

The committee meets every 6 weeks and our Trustees also try to volunteer their time to help with projects whenever they can.


In particular we would like to recruit Trustees who have the following expertise:

Knowledge of mental health and /or drug and alcohol services.

People with a lived experience of using the above services.

Personnel or financial expertise.

Marketing experience and fundraising capabilities.

Legal knowledge.

Strategic planning capacity.



To be elected as a Trustee, we need your application by the 1st November 5pm 2011. Please contact for an application pack, or speak to Dennis Edwards CEO for more information on 01707 383642.

Their AGM is on the afternoon of the 25th Nov 2011 and Trustees need to be present to be elected.

If you see this advertisement after the AGM and would like to be considered for co-option on to the board, please contact Dennis Edwards on the number above.