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Equine / Elderly charitable trust seeks new Trustee – legal skills welcomed

Equine / Elderly charitable trust seeks new Trustee – legal skills welcomed

Closing Date
31 July 2021
Location
Central London
Time Commitment
Board meets twice a year

The Elise Pilkington Trust, although relatively small, in the last 10 years EPT has distributed over £1.5 million of grant funding to charities, particularly supporting smaller charities.

As a trustee, you have overall control of the charity and are responsible for making sure it’s doing what it was set up to do. You will lead the charity and decide how it is run. Being a trustee of EPT means making decisions that will impact on the lives of both elderly people and equines. You will be able to make a real difference to the lives of the elderly and of equines.

There are usually two trustee meetings each year which either take place in central London or more recently due to restrictions by Video Conference.

 

In the last 10 years EPT has distributed over £1.5 million of grant funding to charities, particularly supporting smaller elderly and equine charities. You have the opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of the elderly and to the lives of equines.

If you have a passion for horses or for wish to improve the lives of the elderly this trustee opportunity could be for you.

You will be joining a small team, who offer one another respect and empathy. There is a good support network for a new trustee, from an administrator covering the day to day work, to supportive fellow trustees and also the knowledge and experience of our investment managers.

You will be able to keep up to date with the latest developments is the elderly and equine world.

 

What are we looking for?

We are looking for someone who is open minded, welcoming new approaches and ideas, while drawing on the best supporting evidence available to inform decision making. There is a good support network for you as a new trustee, from an administrator covering the day to day work, to supportive fellow trustees and also the knowledge and experience of our investment managers.

The successful applicant will have:

  • An awareness or interest in ageing or equine experience
  • Integrity
  • A commitment to the organisation and its objectives
  • An understanding (and acceptance) of the legal duties of trusteeship
  • Willingness to devote the necessary time and effort to their duty as a trustee
  • A strategic vision
  • Good, independent judgment
  • An ability to think creatively
  • A willingness to speak their mind
  • An ability to work effectively as a member of a team
  • Be passionate about the EPT cause

 

What difference will you make?

Although a relatively small charitable trust, in the last 10 years EPT has distributed over £1.5 million of grant funding to charities, particularly supporting smaller elderly and equine charities. You have the opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of the elderly and to the lives of equines.

 

What’s in it for the volunteer?

If you have a passion for horses or for wish to improve the lives of the elderly this trustee opportunity could be for you.

You will be joining a small team, who offer one another respect and empathy.There is a good support network for a new trustee, from an administrator covering the day to day work, to supportive fellow trustees and also the knowledge and experience of our investment managers.

You will be able to keep up to date with the latest developments is the elderly and equine world.

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