The Mintridge Foundation is a registered charity dedicated to enhancing life skills in young people through sport. We provide a support network for young people by harnessing the power of positive sporting role models. The Mintridge Foundation assists young people of all ages, abilities and physical capabilities to develop confidence and resilience, and creates awareness of the importance of mental and physical wellbeing through sport.
Our team of Ambassadors – Olympians, Paralympians and other professional sports stars from over 20 sports, both team and individual – work with young people in schools, clubs and academies across the UK. Starting with visits including assemblies, coaching clinics and classroom sessions tailored to each organisation’s requirements, our ambassadors can then provide one – on – one remote mentoring in a safeguarded environment, delivered via technology such as Skype and Playwaze to build a lasting legacy for individuals.
The Mintridge Foundation’s successes demonstrate the incredible power of sport, from a mentee’s selection to represent Great Britain in their chosen field to enabling disabled children to find confidence and happiness just through participation. Understanding life after sport, we also support our Ambassadors in their transition from active sport to the next stage of their careers.
To help the charity grow, the Mintridge Foundation needs experienced individuals to join our Board. We are particularly keen to recruit a trustee who has one or more of the following skills:
- Health and / or Education
- Marketing and / or PR.
The Board of Trustees is responsible for setting the strategy of the Mintridge Foundation and guides and supports the Managing Director and her staff.
Board meetings take place quarterly at The Mintridge Foundation, 5 Adelaide House, Corby Gate Business Park, Priors Haw Road, Corby, Northamptonshire, NN17 5JG.
To find out more about joining the Mintridge Foundation Board of Trustees, please contact Alex Paske on 01536 447106 or [email protected].