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Our website and individual email alerts provide our members with notice of unpaid pre-screened positions in the charity, not-for-profit and government sectors which should be compatible alongside full time legal roles. Occasionally we are able to circulate roles requiring a greater time commitment which will only be relevant for those much closer to retirement.

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Learning Through Horses seeks new Trustee

Closing Date
21 May 2019
Location
North London
Time Commitment
Please enquire on application
Learning Through Horses is a North London based charity delivering alternative education and work experience programmes, which, through working with horses, provide an opportunity for disengaged and / or vulnerable young people and adults to develop vital skills required to further their employment and educational success. Working alongside our charity partner, Strength in Horses which offers equine therapy to similar troubled or vulnerable young people, we offer an alternative to traditional therapy or education settings and find that many clients respond incredibly well to interacting with the horses and having the freedom of being outdoors. We are looking to expand our Board ...
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Compass Learning Partnership (2 special schools in Brent) seeks new Trustees – legal skills welcomed

Closing Date
22 May 2019
Location
London NW9
Time Commitment
6 hours a month
Compass Learning Partnership is a two school academy trust in Brent. The trust seeks two non-executive directors with experience in either HR or Finance, as well as a Member to strengthen its Board. The trust motto is ‘It takes a village to raise a child’. Board meetings rotate between the two schools in northwest London. About the Trust The Compass Learning Partnership developed following partnership working and joint education philosophy between two large special schools in Kingsbury within the London Borough of Brent: The Village School and Woodfield School. The two schools cater for children and young people who have ...
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The City & Guilds of London Art School seeks new Trustee – employment law, charitable or trustee law expertise welcomed

Closing Date
22 May 2019
Location
London
Time Commitment
5 board meetings a year + sub committee meetings + attendance at key annual events
The City & Guilds of London Art School is a small specialist provider of higher education with a diverse, creative community of c. 240 students in Fine Art, Carving and Conservation, and a large faculty of artists, theorists, historians and expert practitioners. It places an emphasis on material enquiry, hand skills, experimentation and research, underpinned by in-depth knowledge of contemporary and historic practices in art and crafts. Its generous staff to student ratio, individual workspaces and specialist workshops support high student achievement and career progression. A third of eligible students benefit from bursaries and / or scholarships and it is ...
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Department for Culture, Media & Sport: Theatres Trust seeks new Trustee

Closing Date
22 May 2019
Location
London
Time Commitment
4 board meetings a year + sub-committee work if required
Theatres Trust is the national advisory public body for theatres.  We believe that current and future generations should have access to good quality theatres where they can be inspired by and enjoy live performance.  We champion the future of live performance, by protecting and supporting excellent theatre buildings, which meet the needs of their communities. Established by the Theatres Trust Act 1976 and the Theatres Trust (Scotland) Act 1978 ‘to promote the better protection of theatres’ the Trust is a statutory consultee on planning. Local authorities in England, Scotland and Wales are required to consult the Trust on planning applications ...
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Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium is seeking new Trustee with legal expertise

Closing Date
23 May 2019
Location
Winchester
Time Commitment
Quarterly board meetings + strategy day
Winchester Science Centre (WSC) is an independent educational charity dedicated to sparking curiosity and building science capital for all, governed by a Board of up to 12 trustees. We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and committed individual with a legal background to join the Board and help steer the charity through a pivotal and exciting period of change. With two floors of hands-on interactive exhibits, the UK’s largest standalone planetarium and a wide-ranging events programme, the charity is a regional leader in science communication. We welcome over 185,000 visitors to the Science Centre annually, including over 40,000 school children, and ...
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Association for Project Management seeks new Trustee

Closing Date
23 May 2019
Location
Buckinghamshire
Time Commitment
10 days a year
The award-winning Association for Project Management (APM) is the chartered body for the project profession.  APM is a charity with over 27,000 individual members and 600 organisations members, making it the largest professional body of its kind in Europe.  The charity is committed to developing and promoting a professional approach to project management through its brand offering of professional membership, qualifications, publications, resources, research and events. The charity is now seeking to appoint a high calibre trustee from outside the project profession, to join APM’s dynamic and engaged Board at an exciting time of huge potential for the profession.  The ...
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Portswood Primary Academy Trust (Southampton) seeks new Non-Executive Directors – legal skills welcomed

Closing Date
24 May 2019
Location
Southampton
Time Commitment
6 hours a month
Portswood Primary Academy Trust (the Trust) in Southampton seeks two enthusiastic and committed non-executive directors with either finance or legal expertise to join the board.  Board meetings are held at Portswood Primary School, Southampton. About the trust Established in September 2012, Portswood Primary Academy Trust (PPAT) currently comprises three primary schools, one of which is a Teaching School.  It also has very close links with a partner primary school. The Trust has a proven track record of supporting schools in Southampton and Portsmouth with Specialist Leaders of Education, Lead Practitioners, Subject Lead Experts and a nationally recognised coaching programme. The ...
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Coventry University Students Union seeks new Chair

Closing Date
24 May 2019
Location
Coventry
Time Commitment
5 Trustee meetings a year
As a Trustee you would: Ensure that the organisation is financially and legally secure Ensure the organisation meets the requirements of the charity commission Support the development of a new strategy for CUSU. It is key that our new strategy meets the needs of our membership. As Chair you would: Ensure that the board follows the Charity Commission good governance code Lead on the development of the board Ensure the Board's decisions are implemented This Trustee post is suitable for external applicants (not for current students or staff at Coventry University). There are usually 5 Trustee meetings per year on Friday afternoons at 2pm, however ...
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Institution of Environmental Sciences seeks new Trustee – charity/employment law expertise sought

Closing Date
27 May 2019
Location
Shoreditch, London
Time Commitment
8 days a year
The IES needs new trustees to help steer the Institution through its next stage of development and uphold an environmental science profession that is informed, trusted and a positive contributor to a sustainable society and environment. We are a dynamic and rapidly-growing organisation, with a strong reputation in the policy community, and a body with an increasing amount to offer at a time of growing public, political and professional concern about the environment. We offer a full range of memberships from student to fellow. We support those with a general interest in the sector through to professionals who play an ...
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Diocese of Norwich Education and Academies Trust seeks new Non-Executive Director – employment law background welcomed

Closing Date
28 May 2019
Location
Norwich
Time Commitment
6 hours a month
The Diocese of Norwich Education and Academies Trust (DNEAT), comprising 34 academies (33 primary and 1 secondary) across Norfolk, seeks to recruit a non-executive director to join its trust board to strengthen its capacity in HR and employment law. Applicants of all faiths and of none are welcomed. Board meetings take place in Easton, Norwich. About the trust DNEAT’s aim is to establish an environment in which schools can flourish as successful Academies and in a supportive network where professional support and challenge is at the heart. The trust was established in 2013, currently serving 5140 pupils with £1,980,937 allocated ...
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The Internet Watch Foundation seeks 3 new Trustees – senior legal expertise sought

Closing Date
28 May 2019 09:00
Location
London / Cambridge
Time Commitment
Please enquire on application
We’re looking for Trustees who want to be part of making the internet a safer place for children and adults across the world. The Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) is a not-for-profit organisation, supported by the internet industry, and the European Commission. We work closely with police, governments and NGOs globally. For 23 years we’ve given people a safe place to report imagery anonymously, now covering 26 countries. We assess every report we receive. If it shows the sexual abuse of a child, we make sure the image or video is removed. To do this effectively, we develop new technology and ...
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Buglife seeks new Trustees

Closing Date
28 May 2019
Location
Peterborough
Time Commitment
Please enquire on application
Can you help the little things that run the planet? Buglife is the only charity in the UK and the EU that works to conserve all invertebrates. We are looking for motivated and talented individuals to join our Board of Trustees. Buglife has thirty staff members spread across the UK and runs some of the nation’s biggest bee and pollinator conservation projects, we are also active on freshwater conservation and look after the bugs everywhere in the UK and abroad. You’ll join a team of ten trustees with skills in conservation, management, law, regulation, banking, HR and policy. As a ...
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Social Work England seeks Lay Panel Chairs

Closing Date
28 May 2019
Location
Sheffield - applications welcome nationwide
Time Commitment
25-30 days a year / £340 per day
Every day, social workers support millions of people to improve their chances in life. Social Work England is a specialist body taking a new approach to regulating social workers in their vital roles. We believe in the power of collaboration and share a common goal with those we regulate – to protect the public, enable positive change and ultimately improve people’s lives. Can you lend us your expertise and help make a difference? We’re looking for partners who can offer their skills and knowledge for several days throughout the year to support our fitness to practise function. As Lay Panel Chair, ...
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Social Work England seeks Lay Adjudicators

Closing Date
28 May 2019 12:00
Location
Sheffield - applications welcome nationwide
Time Commitment
20 days a year / £310 a day
Every day, social workers support millions of people to improve their chances in life. Social Work England is a specialist body taking a new approach to regulating social workers in their vital roles. We believe in the power of collaboration and share a common goal with those we regulate – to protect the public, enable positive change and ultimately improve people’s lives. Can you lend us your expertise and help make a difference? We’re looking for partners who can offer their skills and knowledge for several days throughout the year to support our fitness to practise function. As Lay Adjudicator, you ...
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Egypt Exploration Society seeks new Trustees

Closing Date
28 May 2019
Location
London
Time Commitment
Up to 5 Board meetings and depending on committee membership up to 6 committee meetings per annum
The Egypt Exploration Society is the principal UK independent body sponsoring research into ancient Egypt. A pioneer of UK Egyptological research in the UK, it was founded in 1882 to raise funds for excavation and preservation of sites and monuments in Egypt. Its focus today is on education, on exploring Egyptian cultural heritage and sharing the results with a global community. The Society’s valuable archive houses expedition records dating back to its foundation and it has an extensive specialist library, for use not just by scholars but by anyone with an interest in Egypt. The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology and the Oxyrhynchus papyrus series ...
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Citizens Advice Braintree Halstead and Witham is seeking to appoint a new Trustee

Closing Date
29 May 2019
Location
Essex
Time Commitment
Meetings every 6 weeks
Are you interested in social justice and want to help change things for the better?   Could you give a few hours of your time every month to provide direction and leadership to our vital local service.  Would you like to shape the future of local advice services? Citizens Advice Braintree Halstead and Witham is a charity which helps around 3,000 clients each year providing them with advice relating to their legal, money and other problems.  We aim to work with people  to try and fix the underlying cause of their problems, give them confidence to take action and help them ...
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Carers Trust seeks new Trustees

Closing Date
29 May 2019
Location
London
Time Commitment
Approx 15 days a year
Carers Trust is the largest UK wide charity for the nation’s 7 million unpaid carers. We are a growing and forward thinking organisation with ambition to extend our reach and services so that with our Network Partners we can increase the support, information, advice and programmes we provide for children, young people and adults who care, unpaid, for a family member or friend. The number of carers is increasing significantly, with 3 in 5 of us likely to become a carer at some point in our lifetime. Carers save the UK economy over £132bn every year and act as a ...
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University of Hull seeks new Lay Members of Council

Closing Date
29 May 2019
Location
Hull
Time Commitment
Please enquire on application
The University of Hull is the 14th oldest university in England, but is modern and vibrant in outlook and approach.  We have key areas of research strength, are deeply committed to delivering an excellent experience to our diverse student body, and are focussed on delivering strongly as an internationally-engaged, civic institution. We play a leading role in supporting the regional agenda, working in partnership with a wide range of public and private sector businesses. We are almost 2,500 people who are ambitious about the future: ours, our staff, our students, our alumni and the world around us. Our stellar research ...
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Action4Youth seeks new Trustees – employment/property expertise law sought

Closing Date
30 May 2019
Location
Meetings held in Aylesbury
Time Commitment
5 meetings a year - o/w 2 full days
Action4Youth works with young people from all backgrounds and all abilities to make a real difference to their lives through a range of fun and challenging programmes and initiatives. It changes lives and creates better chances for young people by creating opportunities to discover their personal strengths and potential. It is based in Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes but reaches young people across the wider south east region. The organisation is currently in a period of ambitious growth as it increases its influence and reach. What does Action4Youth do? Action4Youth is a leading delivery partner for the National Citizen Service (NCS) and ...
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The Holburne Museum (Bath) is looking for 3 new Trustees – legal experience welcomed

Closing Date
31 May 2019
Location
Bath
Time Commitment
4 meetings a year
The Holburne Museum is looking for up to 3 new Trustees to join the board and is inviting applications from interested and suitably experienced candidates to help this very special museum to grow and develop, from 2019. To help us achieve this we are looking for people with an enthusiastic commitment to working with the Museum and who have experience and networks in the following areas: Learning; Community Engagement; Fundraising; Legal, Finance and Audit; Digital and Social Media and HR. Trustees are expected to attend at least four meetings a year, to join relevant sub committees and to participate in ...
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Thomley – disabled people’s charity – seeks new Chair of Trustees

Closing Date
31 May 2019
Location
Buckinghamshire
Time Commitment
Please enquire on application
Chair for Thomley - a place for people of all abilities and disabilities. Who we are We bring disabled people, their families, carers and friends together with experienced and nurturing staff, delivering a programme of activities that enhances the well-being of disabled people helping to develop the skills they need to run their day-to-day lives. Thomley has been supporting disabled people, their families, friends and carers for over 20 years. The uniqueness of Thomley is that it welcomes people of all ages and impairments. We provide the activities and opportunities to help build the foundations that disabled people need in ...
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Durham University Students Union seeks Lay Trustee – legal services and governance expertise sought

Closing Date
31 May 2019
Location
Durham
Time Commitment
5 board meetings a year + sub committee meetings
Durham SU exists for a purpose: we’re the champion of every Durham student. That means we care about the things that matter to them. We stand up for their rights. We bring them together. And we celebrate their successes. Our formal charitable objects are in our Articles of Association. Durham SU’s main purpose is the advancement of education of students at Durham University for the public benefit by: Providing opportunities for the expression of student opinion and actively representing the interest of students; Acting as a channel of communication in dealing with Durham University and other external bodies; Promoting the ...
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School Aid seeks new Chair

Closing Date
1 June 2019
Location
Hedgery Green, Buckinghamshire
Time Commitment
4 board meetings a year + other Chair commitments
School Aid is a UK and South Africa registered charity whose purpose is to enhance education and promote literacy among African children. This is done by collecting and distributing educational resources from the UK to under-resourced schools in Lesotho, Malawi, South Africa and Tanzania, creating sustainable school libraries and delivering literacy initiatives. The UK Chairman works closely with the UK Board of Trustees and a small management team, headed by School Aid's UK Chief Executive, as well as liaising with the Chairperson of School Aid South Africa. Job Description and Person Specification The Chairman will hold the Board and Chief ...
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The Bobath Centre for Children with Cerebral Palsy in Watford seeks new Trustees

Closing Date
1 June 2019
Location
Watford
Time Commitment
1 day a month
A key Trustee role with The Bobath Centre for Children with Cerebral Palsy. The Bobath Centre is a specialist treatment and training charity dedicated to supporting children, adults and families living with cerebral palsy and similar neurological conditions. The Centre is looking for a variety of skills to expand and replenish the Board so welcomes applications from a wide range of candidates who share a commitment to the objects of the charity. Main Duties and Responsibilities Ensures that the charity complies with its governing document, charity law, company law and other relevant legislation/regulations Guides the progress of the charity through setting ...
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Blue Elephant Theatre in Camberwell seeks new trustees to join their Board – legal expertise sought

Closing Date
1 June 2019
Location
Camberwell, London
Time Commitment
Meetings every 6 weeks / 2 hours a month approx
Registered charity Blue Elephant Theatre (BET) is a vibrant 50-seat theatre in Camberwell, which aims to offer a wide range of exciting creative opportunities, especially to those who may not otherwise access them. It seeks to nurture new and emerging artists across the performing arts and to provide free participation opportunities for our local communities. After a period of uncertainty, BET became a National Portfolio Organisation in April 2018, meaning that it is now regularly supported by Arts Council England and making it an exciting time to join the theatre. It remains, nonetheless, a small organisation with only two full-time ...
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The Money Advice Trust is seeking to appoint Trustees to its Board

Closing Date
3 June 2019
Location
London
Time Commitment
6 hours a month
This is a unique opportunity to play a part in the future of one of the UK’s most influential debt advice charities. The Trust helps hundreds of thousands of people in financial difficulty each year directly through our advice services, supports debt advisers through training, and is at the forefront of a dynamic and high profile policy area, which attracts significant political and public interest. There has never been a greater need for accessible, effective debt advice which changes lives for the better. Our vision is to help people across the UK to tackle their debts and manage their money ...
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College of General Dentistry seeks new Independent Trustees

Closing Date
3 June 2019 09:00
Location
London
Time Commitment
1-2 days a month
Establishing the College of General Dentistry (CGD) presents a rare and unique opportunity to be at the heart of shaping a brand new independent Royal College with the potential for global influence. The CGD is positioned strongly as a centre of excellence that will provide the future leadership to foster excellence in oral healthcare, by setting the standards, promoting excellence and delivering the highest quality of education for the whole dental team. Modern in every respect, and with digital technology at its heart, the CGD seeks to appeal both to the younger professionals who will shape the future of dentistry, ...
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The Fawcett Society seeks new Trustees – employment or equality law experience sought

Closing Date
3 June 2019 10:00
Location
London
Time Commitment
4 board meetings a year + committee meetings
BECOME A FAWCETT TRUSTEE Do you want to join the fight for gender equality and women’s rights? The Fawcett Society is the leading UK charity campaigning for gender equality and women’s rights. We are recruiting Trustees and we are particularly interested in hearing from you if you have experience of campaigning and influencing and/or bring any of the following skills or experience – finance, legal (employment or equality law), academic (with particular reference to gender) or business then we want to hear from you.  We are particularly keen to hear from young people, Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates, disabled ...
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Ballet Black is looking for New Board Members – legal expertise sought

Closing Date
4 June 2019
Location
London
Time Commitment
4 board meetings a year, away day + events
Ballet Black (www.balletblack.co.uk) is looking for up to three new trustees to join our board and help us to achieve our vision. We particularly welcome applications from people from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds, and are looking for individuals with experience in one or more of the following areas: Fundraising Legal Strategic leadership and management in public or commercial sector organisation Media and communications or PR You will bring demonstrable professional experience in your area of specialism, along with the willingness to be an ambassador for the company and support fundraising initiatives. A passion for the arts and for diversity is essential.  Previous board level experience would be desirable. This role is voluntary with a commitment to attend four board meetings a year, an annual ...
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Deal Music and Arts seeks new Trustee

Closing Date
6 June 2019
Location
Deal/Canterbury, Kent
Time Commitment
8 hours a month
Deal Music and Arts (DMA) is a charitable organisation based in Deal, bring over 200 world-class artists to present annual festival and outstanding year round programme of music and arts to over 7,000 audience members and a sustainable music and arts education and outreach projects, with over 40 schools and 1000 pupils in East Kent. DMA has been leading artistic provision in Deal and East Kent for over 36 years through the festival and unique music education programme. DMA brings world-class artists to present outstanding programmes of music and the wider arts in this unique coastal environment. Within our summer ...
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Equality and Diversity Management Board Member – person required to sit on Independent Monitoring Boards Management Board

Closing Date
7 June 2019
Location
London
Time Commitment
Board meets at least 4 times a year
We are looking for an outstanding candidate with equality and diversity experience to join the Management Board for the Independent Monitoring Boards. The Management Board is chaired by the IMB National Chair, Dame Anne Owers, and consists of seven IMB members, with a wide variety of experience, plus two external members. The successful candidate will develop strategies, policies and guidance for the Management Board that will support the 128 Boards and their 1400 members: Person Specification The applicant should have experience of assisting organisations to meet best practice in equality and diversity. Additional Information An application form is available from ...
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Rambert is seeking new Trustees – legal expertise sought

Closing Date
7 June 2019
Location
London
Time Commitment
Board meets 4 times a year + sub-committee work if required
We are recruiting new Board Members for a new chapter for Rambert. Located on the South Bank, London’s unrivalled cultural hub, Rambert’s stunning base is home to over 30 dancers from around the world in dedicated studios and creative spaces. From here we take our work nationally, with a firm commitment to audiences and communities around the country, and we also have a rapidly expanding international footprint. Under our new Artistic Director Benoit Swan Pouffer and Chief Executive/Executive Producer Helen Shute, Rambert is renewing its artistic programme, extending its touring horizons, and embarking on new talent development and community-based programmes ...
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RSPCA Croydon/Crystal Palace is seeking new Trustee with legal skills

Closing Date
8 June 2019
Location
Croydon/Crystal Palace
Time Commitment
Trustees meet once a month
This is an exciting opportunity to become involved with the RSPCA Croydon, Crystal Palace & District Branch helping to achieve our purpose of promoting kindness and preventing cruelty to animals. We are looking for enthusiastic and reliable people to actively volunteer for the Branch as trustees, ensuring that the Branch is governed and managed effectively, whilst continually having animal welfare at the forefront of their mind. Trustees serve on the governing body of the charity and have the responsibility of the running of the Branch. They are also able to influence how the Branch carries out animal welfare in the area, ...
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Munro Health (West London complementary health charity) is seeking new Trustees.

Closing Date
10 June 2019
Location
West London
Time Commitment
Please enquire on application
Are you able to make a difference to a local West London complementary health charity? We are looking for committed, enthusiastic and pro-active individuals to join our trustee board.   We are a small London based charity that delivers a range of complementary therapies to support the health and well-being of those who would otherwise not be able to afford or access such treatments.  Our beneficiaries are diverse and includes carers, the elderly, homeless and survivors of traumatic events. You will work collaboratively with other trustees and be confident in making decisions that will shape the future direction of the charity.  You ...
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WaterHarvest (Winchester) is seeking a new Trustee

Closing Date
11 June 2019
Location
Winchester
Time Commitment
One board meeting + one committee meeting a quarter
WaterHarvest is a small but growing charity focused on water-harvesting in rural India. For over 30 years, we have been helping marginalised people through different community led solutions including providing underground water tanks for families, irrigation systems for farmers and land regeneration programmes. We are committed to a culture of openness, integrity and professionalism.   We are now looking for trustees to join our board and to help shape our vision for the next 30 years. We aren’t looking for specific experience or skill sets. The most important thing is time, energy and interest in international development. A trustee would ...
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The Quintin Hogg Trust (Uni of Westminster student support charity) seeks new Trustees – legal expertise desirable

Closing Date
11 June 2019
Location
London
Time Commitment
2 days a month
The Quintin Hogg Trust’s purpose is to support the advancement of the education of students of the University of Westminster. It provides grants totalling c. £5m a year to fund a wide range of projects. Its income derives from a portfolio of central London properties and investments. The Trustees also control an associated charity, the Quintin Hogg Memorial Fund, which owns and manages extensive playing fields and other facilities in Chiswick, West London to provide sport activities for University of Westminster students and other young people from the local area. Both charities are independent of the university and make their ...
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AGE UK Sevenoaks and Tonbridge seeks new Trustees

Closing Date
12 June 2019
Location
Kent
Time Commitment
Please enquire on application
We are looking for charity trustees to serve on our governing body You need to have personal skills or experience to ensure that Age UK Sevenoaks and Tonbridge is delivering its charitable outcomes. You need to make sure we are solvent, well-run and efficient. The trustee role can be very rewarding and enjoyable offering an opportunity to serve the community whilst learning new skills Please contact Gillian Shepherd-Coates on 01732 454108 for further details or email here. AGE UK website ...
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Justice (victim/perpetrator support charity) seeks new Trustees – legal skills sought

Closing Date
13 June 2019
Location
Central London
Time Commitment
7 hours a month approximately
Could you help change lives and reduce the harm caused by crime? Belong specialises in enabling hope, rehabilitation and recovery amongst those who have been victims or perpetrators of offences. Our services include mentoring, art therapy and restorative justice interventions. We work with children, young people and adults in custodial and community settings. We are looking for committed people with senior level experience in criminal justice, charity management and/or financial management to join our specialist team as trustees. Trustees duties include: - Maintaining the vision, mission and values and long term strategy of Belong. - Effectively managing and developing Belong's ...
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Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music seeks new Trustees – Intellectual Property law expertise sought

Closing Date
14 June 2019
Location
Barbican, London
Time Commitment
3 board meetings a year + away day + sub-committee work if reqd
The recruitment of two new trustees comes at an exciting time of growth and transformation for ABRSM. We are looking for two trustees with knowledge or expertise in digital marketing, business transformation, intellectual property law or international business. Background and Context ABRSM is one of the UK’s leading music education organisations, one of its largest music publishers and the world’s market leader in the provision of, and the setting of the international standard in, music exams, with around 650,000 assessments in more than 90 countries every year. As a registered charity, we make significant contributions to four Royal Schools of ...
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Volunteers needed on Independent Monitoring Boards at HMP Coldingley

Closing Date
16 June 2019 00:00
Location
Woking
Time Commitment
4 to 5 visits per month to reduce to 3 visits per month
We are currently looking for new volunteers to join IMB Coldingley helping to ensure that proper standards of care and decency are maintained. Person Specification Applicants do not need any special qualifications or experience as we will provide all necessary training and support. Candidates need to be over 18 years of age and live within approx. 20 miles of the prison. You need to be enthusiastic, open minded, possess effective communication skills and have the ability to exercise sound, objective judgement. Additional Information HMP Coldingley is a male Category C training and resettlement prison accommodating up to 513 prisoners. Inside ...
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Autism at Kingswood seeks new Chair of Trustees

Closing Date
17 June 2019
Location
Berkshire
Time Commitment
16 days a year minimum
Our current chair will stand down June 2019, therefore Autism at Kingwood is seeking a dynamic, experienced and committed individual to work with our Board of Trustees and the Senior Leadership Team in the pivotal role of Chair. We are looking for someone with a track record of success in strategic and operational leadership and experience as a non-executive director, Trustee or Chair. You will have a keen understanding of governance and the ability to combine good judgement with excellent strategic and communication skills. You may already be a Chair of Trustees, or looking for the opportunity to chair your ...
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Southwark Children’s Centres seek Chair of Strategic Development Board

Closing Date
19 June 2019
Location
London
Time Commitment
5-7 meetings a year
Children's centres improve outcomes for young children and their families and reduce inequalities, particularly for those families in greatest need of support. We are looking for an experienced and skilled Chair for the Camberwell & Dulwich locality and the Peckhamm, Nunhead & Peckham Rye locality boards’ and any relevant cross-boundary work. The Chair will help to ensure that Children’s Centres based in these localities continue to achieve the targets and objectives required. This role will help us to continue giving local parents and children the greatest chances in life. If you feel you could share our passion, embrace our values ...
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Romney Marsh Day Centre is seeking 2 Trustees

Closing Date
19 June 2019
Location
Kent
Time Commitment
4 board meetings per annum
Romney Marsh Day Centre are seeking 2 Trustees as a major part of our Strategic Plan of Development for services to older people on the Romney Marsh. Applicants are sought from any type of business or organisation where experience can be passed on to help us with our aims, and the minimum age is 18 but there is no maximum age. Previous experience at Board level is preferred but is not as essential as a passion to support older people in our community. Training in how to fulfil the role is provided. RMDC has been in New Romney for some ...
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Two Board members sought to the Charity Commission for England and Wales

Closing Date
19 June 2019 10:00
Location
London
Time Commitment
18-24 days a year
The Secretary of State for the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, the Rt Hon Jeremy Wright MP, wishes to appoint two Board members to the Charity Commission for England and Wales. These are public appointments and will be conducted in compliance with the Commissioner for Public Appointments’ Code of Practice for Ministerial Appointments to Public Bodies under the principles of merit, fairness and openness. The appointment is for a term of three years The Charity Commission for England and Wales Last year the Charity Commission redefined its purpose: to ensure charity can thrive and inspire trust so that people can ...
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Volunteers needed on Independent Monitoring Boards at HMP Peterborough

Closing Date
23 June 2019 00:00
Location
Peterborough
Time Commitment
5 visits per month to reduce to around 4 visits per month
We are currently looking for new volunteers to join IMB Peterborough helping to ensure that proper standards of care and decency are maintained. Person Specification Applicants do not need any special qualifications or experience as we will provide all necessary training and support. Candidates need to be over 18 years of age and live within approx. 30 miles of the prison. You need to be enthusiastic, open minded, possess effective communication skills and have the ability to exercise sound, objective judgement. Additional Information HMP Peterborough is a dual establishment, a category B local prison for men and a closed prison ...
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Rape & Sexual Abuse Support Centre seeks a Trustee with legal background

Closing Date
28 June 2019
Location
Guildford
Time Commitment
Monthly meetings (Tue evenings)
Exciting opportunity for a Trustee with Communications experience and a Trustee with a legal background (corporate or family law) to join the RASASC Management Committee. RASASC is a registered charity dedicated to offering support to male and female survivors of rape and sexual abuse through its telephone helplines, face to face counselling, Independent Sexual Violence Advisor service, family support and self-help groups. We are based in Guildford but support survivors from across Surrey and beyond. We have 18 staff and 70 volunteers. With a three-year strategy in place, and a committed and talented team of Trustees, we are seeking an ...
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Age Concern Slough & Berkshire East seeks new Trustees – legal expertise welcomed

Closing Date
30 June 2019
Location
Berkshire
Time Commitment
Quarterly board meetings + AGM + sub committee work
The Board is the executive body of Age Concern Slough & Berkshire East holding responsibility for the good governance of the charity. Trustees/ directors have a shared duty to ensure that the charity has clear direction and purpose, that resources are effectively used, that the charity is well managed, operates within the law, its finances and budget to fulfil its declared objects. Note: Trustee roles are honorary and unpaid. Please refer to the memorandum & articles for clarification. RESPONSIBILITIES Ensure that Age Concern Slough & Berkshire East complies with charity law, company law and any other relevant legislation. Ensure that ...
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Personal Support Unit (Social Justice Charity) seeks to appoint new members to its fundraising board

Closing Date
30 June 2019
Location
London
Time Commitment
3 meetings a year
The PSU is a social justice charity dedicated to supporting people facing the court process without a lawyer. We are looking for senior level individuals to join our Board to raise funds and support with existing strategy. The London Volunteer Fundraising Board (LVFB) supports the PSU by: Engaging corporate support – through individual’s company or personal network Gift in kind support – offer rooms for meetings and events, or offer marketing expertise Introducing speakers for events Selling tickets to events Promoting the PSU to personal and professional networks, to engage supporters and sponsors The LVFB’s members are senior level individuals with ...
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The Woodworks Project seeks new Trustees – legal skills sought

Closing Date
8 July 2019
Location
Bath/North East Somerset
Time Commitment
6 trustee meetings a year
We are looking for enthusiastic, hands-on trustees to join our team of 3 trustees to guide The Woodworks Project through the next stage of its journey towards sustainability and supporting more vulnerable people over the next 3 years. The Woodworks Project was set up to help those who have faced difficulties through their mental or physical health or who have a history of addiction. By working collaboratively with the highly trained craftsmen, The Woodworks Project helps its clients to empower themselves, enabling vulnerable individuals to move forward in their lives in a friendly, relaxed and supportive environment. By joining the ...
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Centre for Osteopathic Research and Excellence seeks new Trustee with experience in policies, processes and governance

Closing Date
15 July 2019
Location
London E5
Time Commitment
Please enquire on application
We are a new start-up charity aimed at providing affordable osteopathic healthcare to everybody irrespective of income. We also research non-pharmaceutical treatment for chronic pain whilst providing a mentoring service for new graduate osteopaths. We are looking for a trustee with experience in policies, processes and governance to help ensure we are performing at the best of our abilities. Our board is made up of three trustees with experience in finance, marketing and corporate healthcare. If you would like to join our dynamic team and help drive a burgeoning charity forward then get in touch. Visit www.coreclapton.org for a look at our ...
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The Council of Somali Organisations is seeking to appoint a lawyer to its Board

Closing Date
15 July 2019
Location
Islington, London
Time Commitment
6 board meetings a year (evenings)
We are looking for a lawyer (solicitor or barrister) with a background in Employment and HR. The Council of Somali Organisations is a second tier charity to Somali led community Organisations. The general duties of a board member can be found in the Recruitment Pack on our website:  www.councilofsomaliorgs.com. Please download this for full information. Role specific details below. Hours: Six evening meetings a year. Board members are expected to attend all board meetings. Meetings last approximately two hours and are usually at Council of Somali Organisations ’s offices in London. Papers are distributed one week in advance of meetings and Board members commit ...
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Age UK Portsmouth is seeking new Trustees – company/employment law expertise sought

Closing Date
28 July 2019
Location
Portsmouth
Time Commitment
1-2 days a month
We are looking to refresh our board by appointing new Charity Trustees.  You have the chance to join a highly motivated Board of Trustees who, working with our Chief Executive Officer and Executive Team, have made a huge impact to the lives of older people in Portsmouth and the surrounding areas.  We need fresh experiences, expertise and perspectives to ensure we maintain our momentum. We want to build real diversity of thought and constructive challenge in our work as a board.  We want and will benefit from fresh, ‘outsider’ thinking and experience. About Age UK Portsmouth We are an independent, ...
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Anti-Bullying Charity seeks new Board Members – lawyer required

Closing Date
30 July 2019
Location
London SW5
Time Commitment
Please enquire on application
An exciting opportunity for a trustee with a fresh registered Anti-bullying Charity; as a board member you will be ask to take important decisions for the future of the charity and bring in your expertise for other leading tasks. We are looking to hire 6 more Trustee/Board members for our anti-bullying charity. Searching for Individuals from different back ground to help running the charity and also take on/lead specific tasks depending on the back ground. What we need: an accountant, a lawyer, someone with fund raising experience (marketing/finance), primary/secondary school staff,  psychology/neuroscience. If you belong to a different background, but you ...
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Bournemouth Sea Cadets seeks new Trustee

Closing Date
31 July 2019
Location
Bournemouth
Time Commitment
Please enquire on application
Bournemouth Sea Cadets is a charity which has provided life-changing opportunities for young people for 55 years.  We are looking for volunteers to join us to help continue to deliver a unique experience for young people in our area.   What will you be doing? Each Sea Cadet Corps (SCC) unit is an independent charity in its own right which must fundraise for its running costs while the parent charity of MSSC (Marine Society & Sea Cadets) funds the charitable infrastructure and provides national facilities. Our biggest supporter is the Royal Navy whose customs and traditions are at the heart ...
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Wheatsheaf Hall in Vauxhall seeks new Trustees – legal expertise sought

Closing Date
31 July 2019
Location
Vauxhall, London
Time Commitment
Monthly meetings (Wed evenings)
Wheatsheaf Hall is a Grade II Listed building in Vauxhall, London SW8. We offer two spaces that can be hired for meetings, faith groups, rehearsals, workshops, training and parties. Grade II Listed Building The Wheatsheaf Hall has been a community venue since 1988 when members of the local community leased the building from the council. It was awarded grade II listed status in 1975 and is run by volunteers. We need trustees, preferably with experience of setting up new charities, to support our existing long-serving and committed team of volunteers, in particular our Chair and our Treasurer/Secretary. We meet once a ...
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Durham University: St John’s Common Room seeks new Trustee – legal skills sought

Closing Date
1 August 2019
Location
Durham
Time Commitment
Please enquire on application
St John's Common Room is a student led charity which represents undergraduates and postgraduates from St. John's College, Durham University. We are composed of St. John's Common Room, the Middle Common Room and the Cranmer Common Room. Our charitable objectives are as follows: promoting the interests and welfare of students at St John's College during their course of study and representing, supporting and advising students; being the recognised representative channel between students and St John's College and any other external bodies (i.e. the Durham Students' Union, Durham University, etc.); and providing social, cultural, sporting and recreational activities and forums for ...
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On Your Bike (Somerset) seeks new Trustee – legal expertise sought

Closing Date
8 August 2019
Location
Taunton, Somerset
Time Commitment
Bi-monthly board meetings
On Your Bike's key aim is to train and employ the socially underprivileged, ex-servicemen and long term unemployed to help themselves, help us and other volunteers recycle and sell bikes. Trustee Recruitment The On Your Bike board seeks to strengthen its stability, effectiveness and sustainability in the long term and hopes to welcome new trustees who will work with the current board members to reach their long-term goals. You will be joining a vibrant organisation with exciting plans for expanding their service and a committed team who passionately believe in the enormous social value that the organisation creates. Role Description ...
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Pro Bono Community seeks new Trustees with law backgrounds

Closing Date
13 August 2019
Location
Central London
Time Commitment
Quarterly board meetings (evenings)
Pro Bono Community (PBC) is a registered charity and social enterprise which seeks to improve access to justice by providing specialist training in legal advice and social welfare law to lawyers, trainees and students and then placing them as volunteers at Law Centres and advice agencies. Since it was established in 2014, the charity has received grants from The Legal Education Foundation, The City Bridge Trust and Tudor Trust and has run over 40 training programmes involving more than 900 attendees from law firms, universities and other organisations. Since 2017, we have provided credit-bearing modules in legal advice and social ...
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Lifejackets (reading charity) seeks new Trustee and new Chair of Trustees

Closing Date
18 August 2019
Location
London
Time Commitment
4 meetings a year + 1 away day (Trustee)
Lifejackets is a small charity in south-east London that helps children make sense of today's big issues using stories and poems. Our first few years have been a mix of exciting projects, practical learning, negotiating challenges and hard work. Our work currently involves developing and promoting free resources for schools and youth projects. Our activities encourage children to use the insight gained from our readings and activities in developing their own ethical code. We have just launched a free, key stage 2 resource themed on 'Home' looking at housing, homelessness, refugees & belonging. Considering issues like these can be stressful. We find it essential that ...
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Grand Union Orchestra (Bethnal Green) seeks new Trustees

Closing Date
30 August 2019
Location
Bethnal Green, London
Time Commitment
Please enquire on application
For over 30 years Grand Union Orchestra has brought together the best UK musicians and singers from all over the world to create stunning original music and spectacular live shows. The Company also runs a complementary range of cross-cultural participatory and education projects for which it is highly respected. Our admin team is based in Bethnal Green and we are looking to expand our diverse Board of Trustees to further reflect the communities we work with. A background in marketing or fundraising would be helpful but whatever your experience please get in touch and tell us what interests you about ...
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