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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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The Bat Conservation Trust (BCT) is seeking a new Chair of its Board of Trustees

Closing Date
25 March 2019
Location
London
Time Commitment
Please enquire on application
BCT is proud to be the UK’s leading non-governmental organisation devoted solely to the conservation of bats and their habitats. Since its formation in 1991, BCT has grown to become an organisation with more than 6,000 members, with offices in England, Wales and Scotland and a team of around 30 staff, including scientists, specialists in training, outreach and biodiversity, volunteer engagement, fundraising, media and membership. BCT’s core activities include: taking effective practical conservation actions and influencing policy to secure bat populations; running the National Bat Monitoring Programme; delivering advice about bats; training professionals and volunteers; and engaging and educating wider ...
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The Girls’ Day School Trust seeks new Trustee (governance experience welcomed)

Closing Date
25 March 2019
Location
London
Time Commitment
7 Council meetings plus up to 4 committee meetings per annum
The Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST) is a family of 23 independent girls’ schools and two academies located across England and Wales. GDST schools represent the very best in teaching and pastoral care. They foster academic excellence but also build character, helping girls to be confident, resilient and fearless. Whatever her disposition and direction in life, the GDST strives to create environments where each girl can learn without limits and thrive in her own way. The Trust was founded in 1872 and throughout its history has been at the forefront of education for girls and a strong voice in promoting ...
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The Royal Free Charity seeks to appoint new Chair of Trustees

Closing Date
25 March 2019
Location
London
Time Commitment
Please enquire on application
The Royal Free Charity is one of the largest NHS charities in the UK and  supports The Royal Free NHS Foundation Trust at The Royal Free Hospital, Barnet Hospital and Chase Farm Hospital by providing funds to enhance and complement their work. We do this through four key strategic objectives: adding value to the patient experience, helping improve the staff experience, investing in the physical and technical environment and investing in medical research and facilities. We are passionate to make every day feel better for every NHS patient, and working with the Trust, ensure that the patient comes first and ...
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Anglian Learning in Cambridgeshire seeks new Trustees – legal experience required

Closing Date
26 March 2019
Location
Cambridgeshire
Time Commitment
6 hours per month minimum
Anglian Learning in Cambridgeshire is formed of three primary schools and four secondary schools. It seeks a new Trustee/Non-Executive Director with legal experience to strengthen its board through a period of growth. Board meetings are held at Bottisham and Sawston Village Colleges, Cambridge.   About the trust Anglian Learning was established in September 2016, initially a small multi academy trust formed of two secondary schools, and two other local, successful secondary schools in the Cambridge area. Three are Village Colleges which provide adult and community education in addition to regular 11-16 provision. The fourth is the only urban school in ...
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Age UK Croydon seeks new Trustee – legal background welcomed

Closing Date
26 March 2019 11:00
Location
Croydon
Time Commitment
Please enquire on application
Are you looking for a new experience? Want to be part of a supportive community? Feeling charitable? Age UK Croydon is currently looking for new Trustees to help us strengthen and govern the organisation. If you would like more information on what we do please visit the AgeUK Croydon website. We aim to lead the way in empowering, enabling and supporting older people in Croydon to live healthily and independently. We are a vibrant, friendly, progressive and influential organisation held in high regard by the local community and Health and Social Care decision makers. The important qualities we are looking ...
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Home Start Westminster seeks new Trustee – law experience welcomed

Closing Date
26 March 2019
Location
London NW1
Time Commitment
6 board meetings a year + sub committee work as required
We are a leading family support charity, working with families with young children who are experiencing difficulties in 3 boroughs – Westminster, Kensington & Chelsea, and Hammersmith & Fulham. All these areas have pockets of severe deprivation: the number of children living in poverty in Westminster, for example, is currently 38%. We offer a unique service, training volunteers to provide weekly practical and emotional support to families in their homes, supervised by a small number of professional staff. The Board of Trustees sets the vision, strategic direction and the management of the charity. It is responsible for overall governance, including ...
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All We Can (Methodist development & relief organisation) seeks new Trustees

Closing Date
26 March 2019
Location
London
Time Commitment
5 half day meetings a year + 1 full day
Could you help us fulfil potential as a Trustee? The Board of Trustees of All We Can is currently seeking trustees for a variety of roles focused on finance, our partnership and programmatic work as well as public engagement and general governance. Your contribution will help have a direct impact on our transformational work to end poverty and injustice all around the world. As part of the Board of Trustee’s, you will help govern All We Can in line with its charitable objectives and to maintain oversight of the organisation’s financial affairs on behalf of the Board. All We Can ...
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Holocaust Educational Trust seeks new Trustee

Closing Date
27 March 2019
Location
London
Time Commitment
Please enquire on application
Our aim is to educate young people from every background about the Holocaust and the important lessons to be learned for today. The Trust works in schools, universities and in the community to raise awareness and understanding of the Holocaust, providing teacher training, an outreach programme for schools, teaching aids and resource material. With hatred, fake news and Holocaust denial on the march our work could not be more relevant or more necessary. We are now looking for two new Trustees to join our Board as we expand our reach and impact and update and diversify the programmes we offer ...
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The Personal Support Unit seeks new Trustees – lawyer sought

Closing Date
28 March 2019
Location
London
Time Commitment
5 board meetings + 4 sub-committee meetings a year
The PSU is an award winning charity that provides practical and emotional support to the vast numbers of people facing the civil and family courts without the help of a lawyer. We have just under 700  volunteers and around 52 staff based at 24 locations in 19 cities in England & Wales. In June 2018, we reached the milestone of helping on 300,000 occasions.  Over 75% of these occasions of support were in the period 2013-2018. At the end of January 2019 we had reached 343,407 occasions of support. This reflects both the great need, resulting from changes to Legal ...
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The Biometrics and Forensics Ethics Group seeks to appoint new member – a legal professional with forensic science, biometric data and the ethics of consent expertise

Closing Date
29 March 2019
Location
Mostly London
Time Commitment
10-15 days a year
Home Office Appointment: Members of the BFEG are appointed as individuals to fulfil the role of the group and have a duty to act in the public interest. Members are not appointed as representatives of their profession, employer or interest group. Committee members are expected to: Attend and contribute to quarterly plenary BFEG meetings and subgroup meetings, as necessary; and Act corporately with other members to ensure that the BFEG fulfils its responsibilities by providing ministers and the Department with impartial, independent, balanced and objective ethical advice on issues within the group’s remit. Members also have responsibility for: Developing the ...
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Healthwatch Bucks is seeking new Board Members

Closing Date
29 March 2019 17:00
Location
Buckinghamshire
Time Commitment
8-16 hours a month
Could you help lead Healthwatch Bucks? We’re the local independent organisation working to shape and improve local health and social care services for local people. We are looking for new Board members to add their skills and perspectives to those of the current Directors who share a commitment to our mission and span a broad range of professional qualifications and leadership experience. You would need to commit between 8 and 16 hours each month to Healthwatch Bucks including participation in quarterly meetings in public at different locations across the county.  You would also be expected to participate in one or ...
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The Legal Aid Agency is seeking solicitors, barristers and Fellows of the CILExs to join their panel – 100 vacancies

Closing Date
29 March 2019 17:00
Location
Varies
Time Commitment
60 hours a year / £52 per hour
The Legal Aid Agency (LAA) has a panel of Independent Funding Adjudicators (IFAs) and Independent Costs Assessors (ICAs). The Panel considers appeals against certain LAA decisions including those relating to claims for costs. We are looking for solicitors, barristers and Fellows of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (FCILEx) to join the panel for a term of up to five years from 1 July 2019. As an IFA or ICA (or both) you will use your knowledge and expertise to decide appeals against refusal of funding and assessment of costs. We expect to allocate you up to 60 hours of ...
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The Point of Care Foundation seeks new Chair

Closing Date
29 March 2019
Location
Central London
Time Commitment
Please enquire on application
Are you seeking a senior governance role in an influential not-for-profit organisation? Do you have experience of governance, business strategy and a commercial mind-set, combined with a commitment to the values of the not-for-profit sector? The Point of Care Foundation offers the opportunity to get involved with a charity that does deeply satisfying work supporting health and care professionals and making services more responsive to patients, families and communities. About us The Point of Care Foundation was founded five years ago with a mission to make healthcare more human. Working with over 250 NHS and other care organisations, we have helped them to ...
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Southend Carers seeks new Trustee

Closing Date
31 March 2019
Location
Southend
Time Commitment
12 board meetings a year
This is an exciting opportunity to have a role in leading a dynamic, effective organisation delivering vital services for Carers at the heart of the community. Southend Carers are seeking new Trustees to join its board to collectively shape and deliver it's strategy and vision of the organisation and safeguard it for the future. As a charity trustee and company director you will be responsible for the running of charity, ensuring good governance and prudent financial management. You will be joining an existing group of trustees with a wide range of professional skills and experience, and supported by a motivated, ...
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Camberwell After School Project is seeking a new Chairperson

Closing Date
31 March 2019
Location
London
Time Commitment
12 evening board meetings a year + AGM and Trustee Review
Camberwell After School Project is seeking a Chairperson who can offer strategic leadership to help steer the organisation towards our 2020 vision for change and sustainability. The Chair will Lead the board of trustees, ensuring that it fulfils its responsibilities for the governance of the organisation; Work in partnership with the Chief Executive Officer, helping him or her achieve the aims of the organisation; Optimise the relationship between the board of trustees and the staff/volunteers. Overall Leading the committee and the organisation to enable it to fulfil its purpose. To ensure an effective relationship between: the committee and the staff/volunteers ...
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The Tennis Foundation seeks new Trustee

Closing Date
31 March 2019
Location
Roehampton, SW London
Time Commitment
Please enquire on application
In January, the operational activities of the Tennis Foundation (“TF”) and LTA were integrated; however, the TF Charitable entity still remains a body independent to the LTA. The TF has historically provided funding, in the form of grants, to organisations delivering valuable work in the community, SERVES being the best example of this. Whilst some of this existing activity is being integrated into the LTA’s activities, further schemes can be funded through the TF, utilising its existing reserves and future funding generated by the entity. The TF has become a grant giving charity in line with the charitable objects and ...
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Crossness Engines Trust (Pumping Station trust) seeks new Chair

Closing Date
31 March 2019
Location
London
Time Commitment
Please enquire on application
Crossness Engines Trust is an award-winning charity working to conserve and interpret the Grade 1 listed Crossness Pumping Station, opening it up to over 4,000 visitors a year as an important national heritage site and a valuable educational resource. Built in 1865, by Sir Joseph Bazalgette, as part of a revolutionary new sanitation system for London, Crossness features some of the most spectacular ornamental Victorian cast ironwork found in the world today and is an inspiring example of excellence in architecture, engineering and public health. The Role The Trust is looking for a passionate and committed Chair to: Hold the ...
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Wandsworth Community Chaplaincy Trust seeks new Trustees – law experience welcomed

Closing Date
1 April 2019
Location
London
Time Commitment
Please enquire on application
Are you interested in volunteering as a trustee with Wandsworth Community Chaplaincy Trust? We are a small organisation, based in the Wandsworth community and prison. We support the transformation of prisoners through our volunteer befriending scheme. We are looking for people from diverse backgrounds and faiths (including those of no faith) who have specific skills and experiences to help us fulfil our vision. We are especially interested if you have experience of fundraising, finance, law or human resources. We need people who are interested in our work. Please refer to the website for more information. Meetings are held once every ...
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Westfield Academy seeks two new Trustees/Non-Executive Directors and a Member – legal expertise welcomed

Closing Date
2 April 2019
Location
Watford, Hertfordshire
Time Commitment
10-12 hours a month
Westfield Academy is a single academy trust that seeks two new trustees/non-executive directors and a Member to help strengthen the governance of trust. Westfield is recognised locally as a trust that always goes the extra mile for its students. It prides itself as an integral part of the local community. The trust looks to welcome new ideas from future trustees. Board meetings are held in Watford. About the trust Westfield Academy is a non-selective community school that converted to an academy in September 2013. A few months prior, Ofsted had judged Westfield Academy Good in all areas and did so ...
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The Renal Association seeks new Trustees – legal experience sought

Closing Date
2 April 2019
Location
Bristol
Time Commitment
4 face to face meetings per year plus monthly Board teleconferences
The Renal Association (RA) is a dynamic charity and the leading professional body for the UK kidney community. It has over 1000 members who deliver clinical care for people with kidney diseases, kidney research or related fields. It comprises two arms within one entity. The highly recognised Renal Association UK Renal Registry (UKRR) which collates outcomes from UK kidney units and publishes an annual report which guides service delivery and is involved in education, research and improving the quality of patient outcomes and experience. The Renal Association professional arm supports lobbying in kidney matters (dialysis, transplantation, chronic kidney and rare ...
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The RAF Benevolent Fund seeks new members to the Main Grants Committee

Closing Date
3 April 2019
Location
London
Time Commitment
Meetings every 6 weeks
The RAF Benevolent Fund is the Royal Air Force’s leading welfare charity. We are looking for new members to join the Main Grants Committee (MGC), the Fund’s senior grant making body. The MGC meets at the Fund’s Head Office in London six weekly for up to 4-hours on each occasion to consider a wide range of welfare cases from those members of the RAF Family who are in need; these are those individuals who serve currently, have served and their dependants. The range of support that the Fund offers is holistic and person-centred, with the primary aim of reducing or ...
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Eynsham Partnership Academy (EPA) seeks new Trustee/NED with legal background

Closing Date
4 April 2019
Location
Eynsham, Oxfordshire
Time Commitment
8 hours per month
Eynsham Partnership seeks two new Trustees/Non-Executive Directors. One with estates/property management experience and another with a legal background with executive-level experience. The trust has developed a very strong partnership built on mutual respect and a willingness to learn from each other. The schools are all committed to meeting the needs of all students. Board meetings are held at Witney Road, Eynsham, OX29 4AP. About the trust The Enysham Partnership Academy was formed in 2014 with one secondary school and 6 primary schools from an existing partnership in the local area surrounding Eynsham in West Oxfordshire. The Eynsham Partnership academy was ...
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Parents and Children Together seeks new Chair

Closing Date
4 April 2019
Location
Reading
Time Commitment
2-3 days a month
PACT (Parents and Children Together) helps hundreds of families every year through outstanding adoption and award-winning therapeutic support and inspirational community projects across London and the south of England.  We are one of the UK’s leading independent adoption agencies.  Our mission is to provide adoption and community services to vulnerable children, women and families. We are looking for someone who shares our passion for making a difference to the lives of children and families and has experience in a senior executive role in the corporate world or the public sector.  Using your strong leadership skills and experience of charity governance ...
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Sheffield Students’ Union seeks External Trustee (legal/advisory expertise welcomed)

Closing Date
4 April 2019 23:45
Location
Sheffield
Time Commitment
Trustee Board meets 4-5 times a year
Sheffield Students’ Union, an educational charity supporting around 30,000 students at the University of Sheffield, is seeking an external trustee to join its Trustee Board. About the Students’ Union Founded in 1906, Sheffield Students’ Union has a long and proud tradition of representing, supporting and enhancing the lives of our members.  We launched a long-term strategy – Ours for Life ( see attached PDF) – one that will last us a generation. Our services, facilities and activities are designed to create a sense of community and encourage student leadership.  We deliver excellent services that including retail, bars, catering, entertainments and a ...
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British Geriatrics Society seeks new Lay Trustees

Closing Date
5 April 2019 23:59
Location
Farringdon, London
Time Commitment
Please enquire on application
Do you want to help improve healthcare for older people? The British Geriatrics Society is seeking two new lay Trustees. The British Geriatrics Society is the professional membership organisation for doctors, nurses and other healthcare specialists engaged in the treatment and care of older people across the UK. Our membership is expanding and we currently have over 3,900 members. We are a registered charity and limited company with a mission to improve the healthcare of older people across the UK.  We are based in Farringdon in Central London, with national councils in Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and England. The role We ...
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Riverside Trust seeks new Chair (Riverside Studios)

Closing Date
5 April 2019
Location
Hammersmith
Time Commitment
4 board meetings a year + additional sub-committee work and Chair responsibilities
Riverside Trust is a charity which was formed with the sole purpose of administering the famous Riverside Studios, the dynamic West London cultural venue on the banks of the River Thames overlooking the iconic Hammersmith Bridge, where people and artists come together to discover and participate in extraordinary arts and entertainment, reopening in 2019 after redevelopment. Originally a Victorian water pump factory, Riverside Studios started off as film studios before becoming BBC studios in the 1950s to 70s. In 1975, after the BBC moved out, a charitable trust formed by Hammersmith and Fulham Council transformed the building into the arts ...
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The Institute for Public Policy Research seeks new Trustees

Closing Date
8 April 2019 midnight
Location
London
Time Commitment
4 meetings a year
The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) is the UK’s pre-eminent progressive think tank. We’re looking to recruit inspirational individuals to join our Board of Trustees. The recruitment of new trustees comes at an exciting time for the Institute. We have recently launched the IPPR Centre for Economic Justice, following on from our flagship Commission on Economic Justice. The Commission involved leading figures from business, trade unions and civil society, including the Archbishop of Canterbury, General Secretary of the TUC, and Head of the City of London Corporation alongside community activists and organisers. IPPR works across the full range of ...
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The Kings Fund seeks new Chair

Closing Date
8 April 2019 noon
Location
London
Time Commitment
3-4 days a month
The King's Fund is an independent charity working to improve health and care in England. The organisation works to shape policy and practice through research and analysis, develop individuals, teams and organisations, promote better understanding of the health and social care system, and to bring people together to learn, share knowledge, and debate. The Fund has a sizeable endowment and income is derived from a mix of investments, charitable activities, including a successful leadership development practice, and commercial sources. The Chair leads the Board of Trustees and works in partnership with the Chief Executive to ensure that the organisation is ...
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Indoamerican Refugee and Migrant Organisation (IRMO) seeks Legal Trustee

Closing Date
8 April 2019
Location
London, SW9
Time Commitment
Trustees meet every 6-8 weeks + 8-10 hours between meetings
IRMO is a community-led organisation that provides Latin Americans with tools and information in an empowering process to build secure, independent, and integrated lives in the UK. IRMO’s Board of Trustees is made up of six to nine Trustees, who work together to ensure the charity is run properly. As a trustee you will have the opportunity to support IRMO’s strategic development, make decisions about what the charity will do, and oversee its finances. Trustees meet every six to eight weeks and are asked to commit an additional eight to ten hours between meetings to follow up on actions, provide advice, ...
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The Open Spaces Society seeks new Trustees – legal skills welcomed

Closing Date
10 April 2019
Location
London
Time Commitment
4 board meetings a year
The Open Spaces Society is seeking Trustee/s (co-opted) to help it fulfil its role of protecting open spaces and public paths for the use of the public. Number: two if possible Role: to be part of the governing body of the Open Spaces Society (a registered charity and limited company) and help it fulfil its role of protecting open spaces and public paths for the use of the public and, in particular to help it become more financially self-sufficient and thus ensure it continues help future generations. We have an excellent committee but, like many small charities, are in need ...
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The Royal College of Pathologists seeks Lay Trustee

Closing Date
10 April 2019
Location
London
Time Commitment
1-2 days a month
The Royal College of Pathologists has a key role in the professional aspects of pathology in the development and delivery of healthcare. Pathology is the science at the heart of modern medicine, vital for the diagnosis and clinical management of disease. We are seeking to recruit a lay trustee to our board to replace one of the 2 lay trustees who is demitting office. Trustees as a whole have a responsibility for ensuring that the College complies with its governing documents and charity law as well as other relevant legislation and regulations. The College has a lay governance group and ...
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Child Poverty Action Group seeks new Trustees

Closing Date
12 April 2019 17:00
Location
London
Time Commitment
Please enquire on application
CPAG has for more than 50 years been the leading charity campaigning for the end of child poverty in the UK. We make a difference; empowering families with the right advice, influencing the policy debate – especially to reform Universal Credit - combatting unfair social security legislation in the courts and standing up for families and children in the media.  A combination of factors including a sustained assault on our benefits system, means child poverty is forecast to rise sharply.  Now you have the chance to support the dedicated people who work for CPAG to stay at the cutting edge ...
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Doorstep Library Network seeks new Trustee

Closing Date
14 April 2019
Location
London SW1W ODH
Time Commitment
4 board meetings a year
Doorstep Library Network brings books and the magic of reading directly to children in their own homes in some of London’s most disadvantaged areas. Our 100 plus passionate and committed volunteers currently visit over 500 children on 11 different housing estates in Hammersmith & Fulham, Westminster and Lambeth after school throughout the school year. They bring books into homes that otherwise might not have any, and support children to learn to love reading for pleasure and in doing so to improve their reading skills. Our volunteers also work with parents to enable them to fully participate in their children’s reading ...
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The Air Ambulance Service seeks a new Chair

Closing Date
15 April 2019
Location
Warwickshire
Time Commitment
Please enquire on application
The Air Ambulance Service provides two very important functions, Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) and The Children’s Air Ambulance which provides paediatric transfers across the UK.Our objective is to save lives, utilising specialist pilots, doctors, and paramedics and with our work centred on saving lives, improving clinical outcomes and being able to react quickly and efficiently to emergencies. We are at the forefront of innovative clinical care and we challenge boundaries.None of this can be achieved without a hugely dedicated team of colleagues, volunteers and the general public. The role holder will hold the Board and Executive Team to account ...
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Compaid (disabled people’s charity) seeks new Trustees – legal experience sought

Closing Date
17 April 2019
Location
Paddock Wood, Kent
Time Commitment
4 board meetings + 4 sub-committee meetings a year
Compaid is seeking a number of new Trustees to join our dynamic Board, as we continue to develop our services and support to disabled and other vulnerable people in and around Kent. Our Trustees are responsible for the overall governance and strategic direction of Compaid, and we are particularly seeking individuals with experience in one or more of the following sectors: Digital Inclusion Information Technology Community Transport Local and/or National Government Fundraising HR Legal Affairs Compaid Board meetings are held four times a year in Paddock Wood, and each Trustee is also expected to serve on a quarterly sub-committee, overseeing ...
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Dept for Culture, Media & Sport: Advisory Council on National Records and Archives seeks 8 Board Members

Closing Date
17 April 2019
Location
Kew (occasionally central London)
Time Commitment
4 meetings a year + training days + FoI Panel participation
The Advisory Council on National Records and Archives (the “Advisory Council”) is an advisory non-departmental public body (“NDPB”), which provides independent advice to the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport on matters relating to records and archives in the United Kingdom and, in particular, England and Wales.  It has several roles, which include the following: it advises the Secretary of State on issues relating to public records which are over 20 years old (historical public records), including public access to them, at the point of transfer to The National Archives (“TNA”) it advises the Secretary of State ...
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The IARS International Institute (youth charity) is seeking new Trustees

Closing Date
18 April 2019
Location
London
Time Commitment
1 day a month
At a critical point in our development and history, we are looking for ambitious and passionate individuals who can act as non-executive directors for a minimum of 2 years (renewable 3 times). ROLE PURPOSE: To ensure, in common with fellow Board members, that the IARS International Institute operates in a manner which enables it to fulfil its aims and objects as effectively as possible. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES & TIME COMMITMENT: To commit to spending 1 day per month on supporting IARS (flexible) To attend and contribute constructively to the quarterly Board meetings and annual Away Day. To appoint, line manage, supervise ...
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YMCA seeks new Trustee – charity law expertise welcomed

Closing Date
18 April 2019
Location
London
Time Commitment
4 board meetings a year, an away day + AGM
The YMCA England and Wales (YMCA EW) has an income of £18.8 million, employing 275 people and over 880 volunteers. We work on a national level to strategically support the local YMCAs by providing a voice with government, key policy makers and national media and represent them by advocating for the needs of the most vulnerable young people across England and Wales. We support local YMCAs by promoting high standards of working, sharing best practice, fundraising on their behalf, partnering with them to pilot new projects and providing training opportunities for staff and volunteers. Together, we focus on young people, ...
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Montsaye Community Learning Partnership seeks new Non-Executive Directors – legal expertise welcomed

Closing Date
18 April 2019
Location
Northants
Time Commitment
6-10 hours a month
Montsaye Community Learning Partnership (MCLP) seeks two non-executive directors preferably with experience in HR, compliance or legal to support 3,250 pupils across North Northamptonshire. Board meetings are held at Montsaye Academy, Rothwell, Kettering. About the trust Montsaye Community Learning Partnership (MCLP) is formed of one mixed secondary school with a sixth form and eight primary schools with two nursery schools in North Northamptonshire. It serves the market towns of Rothwell and Desborough and surrounding villages. The trust evolved from a single converter academy - Montsaye Community College - which became Montsaye Academy in August 2011. Under the local authority, an ...
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The HEART Education Trust in Norfolk is seeking 3 Non-Executive Directors – legal skills welcomed

Closing Date
19 April 2019
Location
Norwich
Time Commitment
6 hours a month
The HEART Education Trust in Norfolk supports four primary schools and over 1,000 pupils. The trust seeks three non-executive directors with senior business experience as it focuses on improving attainment and plans to grow. Board meetings take place in Norwich.   About the Trust The HEART Education Trust is a multi-academy trust based in Norfolk, established in April 2013.  It currently consists of four primary academies in Norwich with a total of just over 1,000 pupils, 150 staff and a budget of £5m.  The Trust has 400 children who received pupil premium funding. The trust is fully committed to the ...
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Ad Meliora Academy Trust (Norfolk) seeks new Non-Executive Director – applications from lawyers welcomed

Closing Date
19 April 2019
Location
Fakenham, Norfolk
Time Commitment
6 hours a month
Ad Meliora Academy Trust seeks two non-executive directors with senior HR or corporate governance experience to join the board. There are currently three primary schools in the trust. Board meetings are held at Blenheim Park Academy near Fakenham.  Ad Meliora means “towards better things”.   About the Trust Ad Meliora Academy Trust is a fledgling multi academy trust (MAT) established in 2016 with 695 pupils, 120 staff and a budget of £3,842.  There are 135 pupil premium children at the three primary schools in the trust – two in Kings Lynn and one situated on the boundary between West and ...
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The HEART Education Trust seeks new Non-Executive Trustees – legal expertise welcomed

Closing Date
19 April 2019
Location
Norfolk
Time Commitment
6 hours a month
The HEART Education Trust in Norfolk supports four primary schools and over 1,000 pupils. The trust seeks three non-executive directors with senior business experience as it focuses on improving attainment and plans to grow. Board meetings take place in Norwich.   About the Trust The HEART Education Trust is a multi-academy trust based in Norfolk, established in April 2013.  It currently consists of four primary academies in Norwich with a total of just over 1,000 pupils, 150 staff and a budget of £5m.  The Trust has 400 children who received pupil premium funding. The trust is fully committed to the ...
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Nottinghamshire Hospice seeks new Trustee – legal expertise welcomed

Closing Date
22 April 2019
Location
Nottinghamshire
Time Commitment
6 Board + 6 Sub-committee meetings, AGM and 2 Strategic Planning days per year
Nottinghamshire Hospice is an independent, local charity who has been caring for adults living with cancer and other life limiting illnesses, and their families, across Nottinghamshire since 1980. We pride ourselves on being able to give people support so they can choose where they want to be cared for at the end of life. We are able to do this by offering services that mean adults can be cared for in their own home by our Hospice at Home team and in our Day Therapy Centre by a multi-professional team supported by many wonderful volunteers. Our family and carer support ...
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Herts Young Homeless Group seeks new Trustee – legal expertise required

Closing Date
22 April 2019
Location
Hertfordshire
Time Commitment
5 evening board meetings a year, one away day + quarterly sub-committees meetings
Becoming a trustee with hyh offers a challenging and rewarding opportunity for you to be part of a fantastic homeless charity. Overview of role The duties of a Trustee are: To ensure that the charity complies with its governing document, charity law and any other relevant legislation or regulations To ensure that the charity pursues its charitable objects as defined in its governing document To ensure the charity applies its resources exclusively in pursuance of its objects, i.e. the charity must not spend money on activities which are not included in its own objects, no matter how worthwhile or charitable those ...
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Redthread (young people’s charity) seeks new Trustee with legal skills

Closing Date
22 April 2019 10:00
Location
Central London
Time Commitment
4-6 meetings a year + strategy day
We empower young people to thrive as they navigate the challenging transition to adulthood by integrating trauma-informed youth work into the health sector. Whether a young person is seeking support for anxiety, needs help with an eating disorder, has been the victim of a stabbing, or has suffered a sexual assault, we support them to overcome the challenges they face through our dynamic youth work programmes. In 2018, we won the children and youth category of the Charity Awards run by Civil Society Media for our Youth Violence Intervention Programme. We have reached a key stage in our development as ...
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Paukinson’s UK seeks Independent Audit and Risk Committee Member

Closing Date
22 April 2019
Location
London, SW1V
Time Commitment
5-6 days a year
Imagine not being able to move, sleep, or smile. Feeling anxious or depressed and struggling to think or remember. Your body not feeling like your own. This is what Parkinson's can feel like. Every hour, two people in the UK are told they have Parkinson's – a brain condition that turns lives upside down, leaving a future full of uncertainty. Parkinson’s UK is an ambitious and dynamic charity, passionate about improving the lives of everyone affected by Parkinson’s.  We are working towards bringing forward the day that no-one fears Parkinson’s, and our pace and determination is stronger than ever. Due ...
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Eikon (young people’s support charity) is seeking to recruit a new Chair of Trustees

Closing Date
23 April 2019
Location
Surrey
Time Commitment
One day a week
Eikon is Surrey’s largest youth services charity with an annual income of almost £2m and has been working in the local community for almost two decades, providing preventative and long-term support to some of the county’s most vulnerable young people and their families. Through establishing inspirational relationships between the young person and their adult professional, our vision is to develop happy, thriving and resilient young adults who contribute positively to society. This year Eikon will have a direct and indirect impact on approx. 30,000 young people. Eikon has strategic partnerships with Surrey County Council, NHS Trusts, schools and other charities, ...
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Shaw Trust (disabled/socially excluded charity) is seeking new Trustee

Closing Date
23 April 2019
Location
London
Time Commitment
4 board meetings per annum + sub-committee work
Join us to help one million people transform their lives each year Shaw Trust is proud to have supported disabled people and those who are socially excluded for over 30 years. With an annual turnover of £250 million and 4,000 dedicated staff, our goal is to create an inclusive world where everyone achieves their potential and positively impacts their community. We are currently seeking Trustees to increase the size of our Board, as well as to make it more diverse and representative of the communities we serve. You will play a critical role in providing oversight and guidance for our ...
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Fulham Good Neighbours seeks new Trustee – legal background sought (must live in Fulham)

Closing Date
25 April 2019
Location
Fulham, London
Time Commitment
2-3hrs every month
We have up to 10 trustees on our board and as one of them, you will be responsible for the governance of this well-loved charity. You will be required to attend bi-monthly evening board meetings, in addition, you will have the opportunity to contribute to other initiatives like the annual Parsons Green Fair. Board members, together, manage the organisation, employ all paid staff, make policy and ensure that it is implemented, ensure the proper financial management of the organisation, and that it adheres to all legal responsibilities as a registered charity and as a company limited by guarantee. The candidate ...
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Paul’s Cancer Support Centre in Wandsworth seeks new Trustees – law experience sought

Closing Date
26 April 2019
Location
Battersea, London
Time Commitment
Please enquire on application
Established in 1983, the Centre is a registered charity that helps anyone who has been affected by cancer. This includes not just people who have cancer but also those who have a family member or friend with the disease as well as health care professionals. The Centre's services can be used by anyone who can reach the Centre, which is less than 10 minutes' walk from Clapham Junction station in south London. We offer a warm and welcoming environment, in which each person is regarded as an individual with their own unique response to the changes brought about by a ...
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London Rangers FC (Christian football club) seeks new Trustee

Closing Date
28 April 2019
Location
Brent, NW London
Time Commitment
Please enquire on application
London Rangers FC. Based on the Christian values of the management team & board, we want to be more than just a football Club: we want to be an agent of hope within London.....”​ London Rangers FC will be a Football Church.. FIVE YEAR DEVELOPMENT PLAN​  At the end of 5 years the club aim is to be:​ Playing at Step 5 in the National Football League FA Community Charter Club​ Begin a healthy Church ​The main focus will be the development of a successful football team with homegrown players. Alongside this we will also clearly promote the development of youth by ...
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Code Your Future (coding school for disadvantaged people) seeks a new Trustee with a legal background

Closing Date
29 April 2019
Location
London SE1
Time Commitment
4 board meetings per annum
Code Your Future is looking for an experienced professional with a legal background to serve as a Trustee. The role will support the managing director and internal team to build a strong compliance regulation. What will you be doing? Duties will include: Taking a lead role on the Board of Trustees for legal and compliance matters and help management to ensure the Charity is compliant at all times To provide the Board of Trustees, management team and members of staff with guidance for legal matters with the charity Set, shape and deliver key objectives from the charity’s strategic plans, alongside fellow ...
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The Bumblebee Conservation Trust is looking for 3 new trustees

Closing Date
30 April 2019
Location
Home based
Time Commitment
Please enquire on application
Are you passionate about bumblebees and nature? Do you have the skills and enthusiasm to help us reverse pollinator decline? The Bumblebee Conservation Trust (BBCT) is looking for 3 new trustees to join its Board.  The Trust is entering an exciting period of new strategic development and you would help steer development to achieve the Trust’s aims and to ensure that the charity is managed effectively. The Trust is committed to valuing others and treating everyone with respect. The Trust recognises the value of a Board and staff team that come from diverse backgrounds and offers fresh perspectives and ideas ...
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African Prisons Project seeks new Trustee with legal services experience

Closing Date
30 April 2019
Location
London
Time Commitment
7-8 days a year + overseas travel
This is an exciting time for APP as we transition from a focus on welfare of prisoners to also improving access to justice. As we do so we navigate significant funding cuts to international justice work. We are looking to strengthen our board with a new chair and trustees whose skills and experiences include legal practice, accountancy and philanthropy. Role Description The primary responsibilities of a Trustee are the following: Ensuring that the Board as a whole works effectively together, fulfils its responsibilities for the governance of APP, and evaluates its performance on a regular basis. APP’s governance framework encompasses ...
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Hampshire Parent Carer Network seeks new Trustee

Closing Date
30 April 2019
Location
Hampshire
Time Commitment
6 meetings per year including the AGM
We are seeking new trustees to support HPCN into the next year and beyond in order to renew and invigorate the work we do across the organisation.  We are recognised amongst other forums across the country for our work and are renewing our strategy and purpose for the future.  HPCN represents the parents and carers of young people across Hampshire. A parent carer forum aims be a well-informed, connected and empowered community of families of children with disabilities or additional needs, offering support to each other and working in partnership with service providers to create quality services that meet the needs ...
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Foreign & Commonwealth Office seeks new non-executive member to its Audit & Risk Assurance Committee – would be suitable for a lawyer

Closing Date
1 May 2019
Location
London
Time Commitment
Approx 5 days a year
The Whitehall and Industry Group, whose Head of Talent Patrick Reihill recently presented to BCKR's members, has alerted BCKR to a new role they are seeking to fill on behalf of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO). The FCO is looking to appoint a new non-executive member to its Audit & Risk Assurance Committee (ARAC). The successful candidate will have a good track record in managing at the highest level in the private, public or voluntary sector and be able to contribute to the Committee’s governance, risk management and control agenda. The FCO has a worldwide network of embassies and ...
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Camden Canals and Narrowboat Association seeks new Trustees

Closing Date
8 May 2019
Location
North London
Time Commitment
Meetings held once a quarter
Want to help us reach out to the North London community? You don't need to know about canals or boats. We are a small charity which maintains & runs a historic canal narrowboat on the Regent’s Canal in London. We are staffed entirely by volunteers. We are looking for new Trustees.  You must be 18 years or over. An understanding of the workings of small organisations run by volunteers would be an advantage.  We particularly need younger people from different ethnic backgrounds to join our ageing board. All trustees are also directors of the limited company. This post is not ...
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PIOT Foundation seeks new Trustees – interest in international family law / labour law

Closing Date
10 May 2019
Location
London SE1
Time Commitment
Please enquire on application
PIOT Foundation is a non-profit organisation that specialises in providing professional support to skilled migrants and expatriates who embark on their journeys into the UK. We are now looking for trustees to join the organisation, with a vision to contribute to and build PIOT Foundation from the beginning. Experience It is essential that trustees possess knowledge and experience in 3 main areas pertinent to PIOT Foundation. These include fundraising, research and communications. A background in management will be particularly beneficial when managing the relevant departments, including various projects on issues relating to immigration and expatriation. The ideal candidate will be a firm decision-maker when assessing situations or ...
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Community Action for Refugees and Asylum Seekers (CARAS) seeks new Trustees

Closing Date
13 May 2019
Location
SW London
Time Commitment
Quarterly board meetings + AGM
The Organisation: CARAS is a charity in south west London, working together with people of refugee background to provide practical, educational and social help. We create supportive relationships, networks and spaces that enable people to access what they need in order to increase their well-being and safety. Our team of staff and volunteers run a large range of activities and services which offer a place of welcome to refugees and asylum seekers, working with them to recognise skills and develop potential. CARAS has become one of the largest providers of support for refugees in south London, working with some of the ...
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Southern Brooks Community Partnerships seeks new Trustees (South Gloucestershire)

Closing Date
14 May 2019
Location
South Gloucestershire
Time Commitment
Please enquire on application
Expression of interest sought for trustee positions “Working with communities to understand local needs and bring people together to find better ways of doing things” Southern Brooks Community Partnerships is an independent charity (RCN 1157061). We are looking to source high calibre individuals who can contribute to the development of this growing charity. 2019 is a great time to join the Board as Southern Brooks have two new commercial projects in the pipeline – a flagship affordable housing scheme and the development of an existing day care facility for early onset Alzheimers. We are looking to appoint a number of ...
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The Maypole Project seeks new Trustees

Closing Date
15 May 2019
Location
Bromley, London
Time Commitment
3 to 4 meetings per year plus associated work
The Maypole Project provides a lifeline of support for children with complex and life threatening illnesses and their whole family; aiming to relieve and help preserve the mental and physical well-being of children and young people who have complex medical needs. We provide a range of support services to all members of the family from diagnosis through treatment and beyond. The overarching responsibility of the Board of Trustees is to ensure the appropriate and safe running of the charity. Role responsibilities Understand the charity’s role and interests Make agreements and resolutions regarding the charities activities to ensure that they are within ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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