Appointments to the Board of Charities Advisory Committee (CAC)

Date published: 21 November 2019

The Department for Communities invites applications for the appointment of 2 Members to the CAC Board.


CAC key role is to oversee the Northern Ireland Central Investment for Charities (NIFIC) and advise the Department with respect to the investment of the NIFIC, the aim of which is to provide charities with the opportunity to invest all or part of their assets in a centrally pooled fund, administered by DfC. As a Member, you will have the opportunity to influence the future and direction of the CAC, and have a direct influence on the investment strategy of the NIFIC which impacts a range of charities who benefit from investing in the fund.

Applications are welcome from a wide range of people who have an interest in public service, including those who are looking for an opportunity to use their skills and experience. We would particularly welcome applications from women, people with a disability, young people and people from minority ethnic groups for these positions. A Guaranteed Interview Scheme is in place for those applicants with a disability. You do not need to have previous experience of serving on a board to apply.

Further information on the competition including the criteria for the positions can be found in the Candidate Information Booklet.

The closing date is 12 noon on Friday 13 December 2019. Late applications will not be considered.

How to Apply

To apply, please send:

  • a completed application form and
  • equal opportunities monitoring form

to or by post to

Public Appointments
Governance Unit
Department for Communities
Level 5
NINE Lanyon Place
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