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Grayshot Concerts in Hindhead seeks new Trustee – legal knowledge sought

Join our Board of Trustees and help us deliver our world-class classical music concerts and the various community outreach and education activities. What will you be doing? Due to imminent retirements, and following a strategic review, Grayshott Concerts is looking for new Trustees. We would like to talk to interested candidates who can bring to bear one or more of the following skills and experience: 1. financial reporting and accounting 2. legal requirements for charities 3. fundraising experience 4. community outreach and/or music education. The Board has oversight over an excellent management team, consisting of a highly engaged group of volunteers, a freelance professional accountant, a PR agency, professional web and IT,...

Care home charity for those with neurological conditions seeks new Trustee with legal expertise

The Mortimer Society is seeking Trustees from a wide range of backgrounds with compassion and commitment to provide excellence in care for the residents within the two residential homes. We are particularly interested in people with expertise in legal matters or marketing/fundraising or a background in medicine, nursing and healthcare. The Mortimer Society The Mortimer Society is a charity which aims to provide quality and safe care for those with a physical and/or a learning disability and in particular those people living with Huntington's Disease and other neurological conditions. This care is provided in two residential care homes – Frindsbury House in Rochester...

Testicular cancer charity seeks new Trustee with legal expertise

Come and join our successful charity! It’s in the Bag Cancer Support is a charity based in the South West of England raising awareness of, and supporting men, with testicular cancer. We are looking for a trustee with legal expertise. What will you be doing? We are looking for a trustee with legal expertise to play a significant role in strengthening our board of trustees. To ensure It’s in the Bag Cancer Support remains legally compliant, ascertain the challenges entailed in partnership working including the potential of mergers and appraising the implications of contracts, intellectual property and data protection. To help develop and review...

The Wordsworth Trust seeks new Trustee – law expertise welcomed

The Wordsworth Trust is an educational charity that operates Wordsworth Grasmere, a newly relaunched Lake District visitor attraction. We also care for a world-class collection and historic hamlet in the heart of the Lake District World Heritage Site. Our educational and outreach work enriches the lives of thousands of people each year, and we are an international centre for research.  In 2020 we completed Reimagining Wordsworth, a £6.5 million investment in our site and activities.  Our aim is to enable more people, from a more diverse range of backgrounds, to discover Wordsworth’s poetry.  We are now seeking new trustees with a range of skills, experience and backgrounds to help us to realise this...

ActionAid seeks new Trustee with legal experience

ActionAid is an international charity that works with women and girls living in poverty. Our dedicated local staff are changing the world with women and girls. We are ending violence and fighting poverty so that all women, everywhere, can create the future they want. We are recruiting for two volunteer Trustees to join the Board to help lead us as we deliver on our commitments. We are focusing on finding people with the following skills and experience: Human Resources (with experience of safeguarding and diversity and inclusion work a distinct advantage), Legal. We are keen to receive applications from those with a proven...

The Wilts & Berks Canal Trust seeks new Trustee with legal expertise

On behalf of The Wilts & Berks Canal Trust we are delighted to be recruiting four Trustee roles including the key position of Chair of Trustees. The Wilts & Berks Canal Trust are particularly interested in individuals with could bring skills in any of the following areas: Public advocacy and PR expertise Legal expertise Canals expertise Events expertise The Trust has come a very long way in the 44 years since its inauguration as an Amenity Group and has grown from strength to strength through the generous input of countless numbers of volunteers working to protect, conserve and improve the route of...

Office for Students: Provider Risk Committee seeks 2 Council Members – public law expertise welcomed

The Office for Students regulates higher education providers in England on behalf of all students. We aim to ensure that every student, whatever their background, has a fulfilling experience of higher education that enriches their lives and careers. Our work covers all kinds of students whether undergraduate or postgraduate, home or international, young or mature, full-time or part-time, studying on a campus or by distance learning. The role We will make up to two appointments to our Provider Risk Committee in September 2021. The committee has reserved decision-making powers under the OfS's scheme of delegation to take regulatory decisions in relation to...

Home care charity Vincentian Care Plus seeks new Trustee with a background in law

Vincentian Care Plus is seeking new Trustees who have a passion for domiciliary care services and enhancing the lives of retired adults within their homes. Established in 2004 by the Daughters of Charity of St Vincent de Paul, we have been providing our care services to adults in the Westminster area of London. When needs become more complex with age or disability, Vincentian Care Plus offer specialised services to enable on-going independent living. We are looking to recruit more Trustees to join our Board and provide effective leadership, governance and strategic direction to our charity, in line with the Vincentian values which inspire...

Islington Play Association seeks new Trustee – welcomes applications from local residents

Do you believe in the power of play? If so we want to hear from you! We are looking for a resourceful, creative and committed person to join our Board of Trustees. IPA believes that play is what children do when they are allowed the freedom to explore their world. Our play places are unique, exciting places where no two days are the same. IPA runs five adventure playgrounds, Paradise Park Children's Centre and many other play projects across the borough. We welcome parents and carers across our services to support children to access play opportunities. As we look for new ways to bring...

The Caldecott Foundation (residential care/fostering/disadvantaged young people) seeks new Trustee with child/family law expertise

The Caldecott Foundation provides specialist residential care, fostering families and education for disadvantaged, vulnerable and traumatised young people in the UK. An exciting opportunity to join Trustees and staff helping some of the most vulnerable children in our society to build a future and reach their potential by supporting the board with your knowledge and expertise in family and children law. Role summary Undertaking a lead role for the Board of Trustees on all matters associated with the legal aspects of the organisation Using knowledge obtained through your career and legal work to help inform the organisation’s strategic plans Working with Senior...

Community charity in Ipswich seeks new Trustee with legal experience

Ipswich Community Media (ICM) is a rapidly growing grassroots charity working based in the Westgate Ward in Ipswich, one of the most deprived wards in the country and the most diverse ward in Suffolk. Launched in 2015 by a group of people with a shared vision to serve the local community, we run free weekly sessions in music, media, creative arts and language learning. Through innovative and engaging methods, we are able to boost self-esteem, interpersonal, social skills, group working and provide pathways to employment and volunteer opportunities. Our mission is to challenge inequality by empowering people to transform their lives through...

Medical innovation charity LifeArc seeks to appoint legal professional to its board

LifeArc is a UK registered and self-funding charity, with a 25-year legacy of collaborating with scientists on diagnostics and therapeutics focused on improving the lives of patients through medical innovation. As a self- funded charity, LifeArc can reinvest any income generated into furthering medical research. LifeArc drives medical innovation through its own translational research and works with a range of partners from industry, charities, universities, research organisations and others involved in improving lives for patients. The charity is undergoing a transformative change following the $1.3bn monetisation of a royalty interest from LifeArc’s work some years ago. The resources generated from...

Youth Concern seeks new Trustee with property / property law expertise

Youth Concern is seeking a Housing Trustee to join its board in order to provide property management guidance at our two sites: the Drop-In Centre and our supported accommodation project, The Next Step. Role summary This is a new trustee role that reflects the board’s recognition of the importance of managing our new split site operations. You will: Support the CEO in maintaining good relationships with both landlords Support the Drop-In Centre and The Next Step Project Managers in all aspects related to their sites, for example ensuring our premises meet legal requirements and follow best practice Advise as necessary on health and...

Ministry of Justice seeks Non-Executive Director & Non-Executive Director for Audit & Risk Committee

The Ministry of Justice is seeking to recruit two Non-Executive Directors, one of whom will also sit on the Audit and Risk Assurance Committee. Non-Executives provide external advice and expertise, from an independent standpoint which informs the Department’s decision-making process. Key Responsibilities are to: Sit on the Departmental Board, chaired by the Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice; Sit on the Audit and Risk Assurance Committee chaired by a fellow Non-Executive (one role only); Advise on performance, transformation, operational issues and the effective management of the Department; Provide independent scrutiny as part of the Department’s governance; Work with Executives to...

Homelessness charity based in London seeks new Trustee

Key details This role is not remunerated, though expenses can be claimed. Meetings normally take place in London (Kings Cross). The term of office is three years, which can be renewed up to a maximum of nine years. Time Commitment The Board meets at least six times a year, plus occasional away days. In addition to Board Meetings, trustees are required to conduct at least two annual visits to SHP’s services, engaging with staff and clients, seeking information and feedback, and reporting back to the Board on any findings. Purpose SHP has a vision that everyone has a place to call home and...

Youth Concern in Aylesbury seeks new Housing Trustee – property law expertise welcomed

Youth Concern is seeking a Housing Trustee to join its board in order to provide property management guidance at our two sites: the Drop-In Centre and our supported accommodation project, The Next Step. Role summary This is a new trustee role that reflects the board’s recognition of the importance of managing our new split site operations. You will: Support the CEO in maintaining good relationships with both landlords Support the Drop-In Centre and The Next Step Project Managers in all aspects related to their sites, for example ensuring our premises meet legal requirements and follow best practice Advise as necessary on health and...

The Magic Circle Foundation (magicians not lawyers!) seeks new Trustee with legal experience

The Magic Circle Foundation is a unique UK charity as our mission is the promotion of the education of the public in the history and practice of the art of magic. We do this by presenting a variety of events at our HQ, The Centre for the Magic Arts, for the public. These include theatre performances, history conferences and magic performances. We also have responsibility for The Young Magicians’ Club and for maintaining a world class library and the only museum dedicated to magic in the UK. We wish to recruit three new non-magicians and non-Magic Circle members to join our six...

Foundation championing relationships between NZ / UK seeks new Trustee with Law Background

Championing relationships between New Zealand and the UK for over 30 years, the NZUK Link Foundation creates opportunities for cross-cultural exchange, learning and innovation. The Foundation was originally established in 1990, as The Waitangi Foundation, to mark the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi, under the Patronage of Dame Kiri Te Kanawa and The Princess Royal. With the aim of promoting equality, prosperity and cultural vitality, the Link’s collaborations and exchanges have focused on: The past, by celebrating the shared heritage The present, through exchanges that share and build on world-leading practices The future, by fostering ideas,...

The Performing Right Society seeks independent Non-Executive Director with intellectual property/copyright expertise (£42k pa)

The Performing Right Society Limited (PRS) is a leading UK collective rights management organisation (CMO) whose members comprise around 155,000 songwriters, composers and music publishers and their successors. We license our members’ music for use by businesses, online, in broadcasts and film, for live performance and in recorded products, and collect royalties on their behalf. Through our wholly-owned operating company, PRS for Music (PRSfM), as well as partnerships with ICE, PPL and MCPS, we oversee one of the most successful repertoires in the world. The scale of our operations is astonishing. Last year, we processed more transactions (over 22trn) than there...

The Criminal Justice Alliance seeks new Trustee with legal skills

As we prepare to embark on a new phase of expansion and growth, we are seeking to recruit three Trustees to join us at this exciting time to help us achieve our ambitious goals for a fairer and more effective criminal justice system. The Criminal Justice Alliance (CJA) is a network of 160 organisations working towards a fair and effective criminal justice system. Our members include charities, social enterprises, think tanks, research institutions and staff associations. They work across the criminal justice system, in areas such as crime prevention, sentencing, policing, prisons, probation, victim services, mental health, drug policy and treatment, and more....

Financial redress organisation in Scotland for survivors of child abuse in care seeks new Panel Member with law expertise

NOTE: this role is not suitable for those currently in full time employment. Are you looking for a rewarding role in which you can make a real difference to people’s lives? Scottish Ministers are now looking to appoint at least 12 Panel Members for Redress Scotland who will be responsible for making evidence-based decisions in relation to financial redress, awarded to survivors of historical child abuse in care. Decision making meetings are expected to take place virtually and in person. At this stage, we expect a good proportion of meetings to be virtual, to ensure inclusivity. This is a fantastic opportunity to contribute...

Veterinary care charity seeks new Trustee with charity legal expertise

Imagine a world where every working animal lives a life free from suffering and is treated with compassion. Do you share this vision? Established in 1923, SPANA’s goal is simple: to improve the welfare of working animals in the world’s poorest communities. SPANA works in developing countries worldwide, providing free veterinary care for horses, donkeys, mules, camel and elephants, and operates emergency programmes to respond to desperate need at times of conflict or natural disaster. Community training and education for children aims to change attitudes and behaviours to promote humane treatment and reduce preventable problems. SPANA recognises that the fortunes of working animals...

Adult learning disability organisation in Bromley seek legal help for the Board of Trustees

The Club runs social activities for adults with learning disabilities and hopes to reopen on 23rd July. We are seeking people willing to apply their back office skills to support the Trustees and the Leader in the Club’s rebirth. What will you be doing? Background Every Friday, for over fifty years before lockdown, about 60 members, their helpers and unrelated volunteers would gather in St George’s Church Hall in Bickley for a couple of hours of activities. Historically the Trustees have provided most of the back office support that the Club Leader has needed. The current Trustees are a mixture of new members, most of whom joined...

Citizens Advice Oxford seeks new Trustees – legal expertise welcomed

We can all face problems that seem complicated or intimidating. At Citizens Advice Oxford we believe no one should have to face these problems without good quality, independent advice.Thousands of people each year come to us for advice on employment, housing and benefits. Could you help us ensure we are delivering this much-need service to the people of Oxford? Citizens Advice Oxford is an independent local charity that is part of the well-known national network of local advice services. As a local charity, our Trustee Board is responsible for leading the strategic direction of the organisation, ensuring it has the right...

Chisenhale Dance Space in Bow seeks new Trustees – property law expertise sought

Chisenhale Dance Space is looking for up to five new Trustees, including a new Chair, to join us in enabling the next stage in CDS’s journey. The role of the Board of Trustees is to support the strategic vision and leadership of the Company. The Board also ensures Chisenhale Dance Space remains true to its values, relevant to our artistic and local communities, and is both well managed and financially sustainable. We are open to hearing from anyone who is passionate about what Chisenhale Dance Space does, but are especially keen to hear from people with a broad range of skills and experience. This...

Arts charity People United seeks new Trustees

People United is recruiting up to four new Trustees to help steer the charity’s strategic direction and provide guidance, challenge and support as we move into the next ambitious stage of our journey. We’re interested in hearing from people who will bring energy, new perspectives and different lived experiences to the organisation, people who share our values and our passion for arts and creativity, and most importantly, people who have an active determination to harness kindness as a powerful agent for change. You might have previous experience of being a trustee or you might not – either way you’ll be well supported...

Social justice charity Koestler Arts seeks new Trustee

Koestler Arts’ vision is to inspire participation in the arts in the criminal justice system and to increase public awareness of the potential of people in prison and other secure settings, through awards and feedback, mentoring, sales, exhibitions, events and publications. Our trustees share a passion for social justice and for improving the lives of people with experience of the criminal justice system, as well as a strong belief in the power of the arts to transform lives. A trustee is responsible for ensuring the charity delivers its mission within its resources by setting strategy, agreeing business plans and guiding the staff...

Royal Museums Greenwich seeks new Trustees

The Prime Minister is seeking three new Trustees to join the Board of Royal Museums Greenwich.  By virtue of its sites and subjects, Royal Museums Greenwich enjoys a unique conjunction of subjects – History, Science (in particular, astronomy), Arts – and works with its audiences at local, regional, national and global levels to provide a greater understanding of Humanity’s connection with the sea, space and time. We are particularly seeking candidates with a public profile or expertise and experience that can enhance the Museum’s reputation and reach.  We would also especially welcome applications from candidates with an interest or background...

Charity for children with additional needs seeks new Trustee with law experience

Jigsaw Thornbury: We are a charity supporting children and young people with additional needs and disabilities and their families through a variety of support services. Our vision is to empower our families to connect, fit in, and thrive as themselves. We provide regular activities such as our lending library and support groups. We also run bookable events in the holidays and after school. These activities include forest schools, horse riding, therapeutic music sessions and dance classes. We also run training sessions for parents and carers and run a scheme for our young volunteers. Our values run through everything we do, from the...

Battersea Dogs and Cats Home seeks new Trustee – lawyer at partner level sought

For 160 years Battersea has been here for every dog and cat, and in 2021 the need for our services, expertise and impact for animals has never been greater. We are a globally renowned and highly impactful charity, and we would not be where we are without the passion, determination and expertise of our people who strive to create a world where dogs and cats are treated with care, compassion and respect. Our Board of Trustees (known as Council) are a vital part of Battersea, bringing their considerable experience, skills, insights and commitment to this important governance role. We’re looking for...

Conservatoire arts education charity seeks new Trustee with law experience

Academy of Live and Recorded Arts : Join our board of Trustees and help us give our students the exceptional training their talent deserves. The Trustees are directors of ALRA for the purposes of company law and are legally responsible for corporate governance and for the overall management and control of the charity, and they meet on average three times a year. Visit the website for information about ALRA and click here for the candidate brief.   ...

Wessex Cancer Trust seeks new Trustee with legal experience

At Wessex Cancer Trust, our ambition is a future where everyone affected by cancer receives person-centred care that empowers them to live well with and beyond cancer. Through supportive care and information, we seek to improve the emotional and physical well-being of people affected by cancer, within their locality. We are looking for 3-4 committed and passionate people to become Trustees for Wessex Cancer Trust. It's an exciting time to join us: the past year has seen plenty of change as we've adapted our services to continue to support people with cancer and their loved ones. We've also got a new team both...

Counselling charity based in Cardiff seeks new Trustee with legal experience

Y Cwmni Siarad (YCS) Counselling: We are looking for someone who is interested in becoming a trustee with our small counselling Charity. We need expertise on the Board on contracts and Charity trading. We lease a building and would like the Trustee to have an understanding of lease and contracts.   What difference will you make? We offer a low-cost counselling service for people who cannot afford or access counselling. We are just completing our business plan with the intention of doubling this provision over the next few years and looking for someone who wants to come on this journey of development.   What's in...

Headway Luton seeks new Trustee – law expertise welcomed

We support people with acquired brain injury in Luton and surrounding areas. We are looking for trustees to help guide our successful and growing charity. What will you be doing? We are looking for people who have: • Good communication skills. • A creative mind and have good independent judgment. • The ability to work effectively within the team. • The ability to evaluate and interpret information and think creatively. • The necessary skills to understand and accept legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of trusteeship. We are particularly keen to hear from people who have expertise in HR, law or social care, but all knowledge and skills are...

Homelessness charity Emmaus Oxford seeks new Trustee – legal background sought

Emmaus Oxford is looking for new trustees to broaden the skill set and diversity of their dedicated Board. You will be joining an active and dedicated Board and will play a pivotal role in shaping Emmaus Oxford and supporting our work. This is a great opportunity to be part of a passionate team and to share your skills as well as learn new ones. This is an opportunity to play a vital role in supporting Emmaus Oxford to achieve its mission to overcome homelessness and effect social change. Role summary Charity trustees are the people who share ultimate responsibility for governing a charity and...

Support Through Court seeks new business board member

Passionate about access to justice? We're looking for dynamic, well-connected, experienced senior leaders who can help us by sharing their networks and give us advice to help raise funds and awareness. What will you be doing? Business Board Members will raise funds by  Engaging corporate support for fundraising products (such as our Partnership schemes) through your company or personal network  Gift in kind support – offer rooms for meetings and events, or offer marketing expertise  Introducing speakers, help shape high level events, promote and sell tickets for events  Promoting Support Through Court to personal and professional networks, to engage supporters and sponsors  Make a personal contribution of at least £50 per month, which over a year equates to supporting 24 people through our service. What are we...

English Touring Theatre seeks new Trustee with legal expertise

English Touring Theatre is a registered charity in England and Wales, creating theatre of outstanding quality, imagination and ambition; work which interrogates and celebrates contemporary England and reflects the diversity of our nation. Our work enables people to ask challenging questions of them and others. We stage a balance of new and classic work, to make theatre that is imaginative, responsive, and alive: sparking dialogue and fostering connectivity. Each year we work with around 10 venue partners, tour to 25 towns and cities and reach an average audience of 75,000 people. English Touring Theatre is a limited company and a registered charity...

More Partnership (fundraising consultancy) seeks Non-Executive Director – law experience welcomed (paid role)

More Partnership is a remarkable group of fundraising and development professionals, who have chosen to work together in order to advance the great ambitions of our client organisations. Our consulting partners bring a rich and complementary mix of experience, perspectives, and passions, but our single-minded commitment to being the best at what we do is shared by all. We’re an employee-owned company, with an inclusive, respectful, and high-trust culture, and we are proud of our part in changing the world – and making it better. We are much more than simply a fundraising consultancy. The rare combination of experience, insight, and...

Charity to help vulnerable children and families seeks new Trustee – law expertise sought

Daybreak helps vulnerable children and their families. We're looking for new trustees who will extend the range of expertise of our Board, for example in the fields of fundraising, public relations, marketing, law or social media. What will you be doing? Currently Daybreak has five trustees, all of whom have been on the board for a good number of years. We are now aiming to recruit additional trustees who can bring a fresh perspective and new expertise. We'd be particularly keen if you have skills and experience in fundraising, public relations, marketing, law or social media. But, above all, we need people...

Health and Care Professions Council seeks new lay member

We are seeking to appoint three new members of our Council The roles include two registrant members, who must belong to one of the fifteen professions which HCPC regulates, and one lay member, who must not be or have been a registrant with HCPC. The three new members will be joining HCPC at a critical moment for health and care professionals. The roles will provide the successful applicants with an opportunity to play a pivotal role in the current and future regulation of the sector, in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. In summary, the role of a Council member is to: • contribute their knowledge and expertise...

Tower Hamlets Friends & Neighbours seeks new Trustee

Tower Hamlets Friends and Neighbours (THFN), is a small charity working with older people experiencing loneliness and social isolation. We have been supporting Older People people in the borough of Tower Hamlets since 1947, through befriending working with over 250 people a year through a small staff team. Whilst normally, the befriending would take place in peoples homes, since the pandemic, we have been switched to distance befriending. We are now looking to refresh our Board of trustees, and are particularly looking for people who have the time to add value to the Board, and make a significant difference to the organisation....

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

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...

Disability Rights UK seeks new Chair

Disability Rights UK (DR UK) are disabled people leading change, working for equal participation for all. Since its foundation in 2012 DR UK has significantly grown in profile, influence and reputation. In 2022 DR UK will celebrate 10 years of working together with Disabled People leading change. The organisation is rooted in the Social Model of Disability and takes a rights-based approach. It is made up of individual Disabled members and member organisations led by and for Disabled People. DR UK's vision is to create a society where Disabled people have equal power, rights and equality of opportunity, and where all Disabled people...

Black Cultural Archives seeks new Chair and Trustees – legal expertise sought

We are working in partnership with Black Cultural Archives, which is the only national heritage centre dedicated to collecting, preserving, and celebrating the histories of African and Caribbean people in the UK. Through its learning resources, collections and research - such as, online and gallery exhibitions, educational programmes, public engagement events and, of course, its extensive and unique set of archives, museum objects and reference library at 1 Windrush Square, it inspires and give strength to individuals, communities and society. Its resources have been used by people from Filmmaker Steve McQueen to Historian Professor David Olusoga. Black Cultural Archives has become...

Citizens Advice in Stroud, Gloucestershire seeks new Trustee

Do you want to help the community where you live, work or study and gain valuable skills? Do you want to make sure your family and neighbours get the advice they need now and in the future? Time commitment 6 x Board meetings a year and approximately one other meeting a month with associated paperwork.   Click here for application details....

Homelessness charity ‘Ashford Place’ seeks Governance Trustee

Ashford Place provides support services to single homeless people as well as vulnerable people in our local community. We provide our services from our wholly owned Community Resource Centre. We are spearheading a significant change in the way support services are designed and delivered with an emphasis on personal responsibility, community cohesion and long term positive impact on individuals/communities. We are looking for someone with a Governance and Compliance background who could as a Trustee help us be the best we can in supporting vulnerable and disadvantaged people in our local community. Role summary We need a Trustee to work with our brilliant...

Gambling charity ‘Betknowmore UK’ seeks new Trustee

Gambling harm is increasingly recognised as an emerging public health issue. Betknowmore is a leading provider of award-winning support & training services, led by experts by experience and working across multiple sectors. Role summary The duties of our Trustees are: Ensuring that the organisation pursues its stated objects (purposes), as defined in its governing document, by developing and agreeing a long-term strategy Ensuring that the organisation complies with its governing document, charity law, company law and any other relevant legislation or regulations Ensuring that the organisation applies its resources exclusively in pursuance of its charitable objects  for the benefit of the public Ensuring that...

RSPCA Dartford seeks new branch Trustee with governance / compliance experience

This is an exciting opportunity to share your Governance and Compliance expertise whilst helping to promote kindness and prevent animal cruelty. You will be able to influence how we do things, and with your support, we will achieve so much more! You would be joining a friendly team of 10 Trustees who oversee all aspects of the work of the Branch. We also have a newly appointed Branch Manager who deals with the day to day running of the Branch and carries out the instructions of the Trustees. Overview of the Branch Trustee – Governance and Compliance opportunity We are looking for someone...

Holywell Housing Trust (Devon) seeks new Trustee with housing law expertise

We are looking for three new Trustees to join our Board. Hollywell is a brave and fast growing organisation, providing sustainable homes for some of the most vulnerable people in society and supporting them to thrive within diverse communities. Hollywell Housing Trust is an award winning charity in the South West of England, set up on 2014 providing housing and housing support to people with learning disabilities and autism. We work with tenants to identify goals and empower them to fulfill these, hold a sustainable tenancy and thrive within the community. We passionately believe that EVERYONE should have a safe home,...

Mental health & local community charity The 401 Foundation seeks new Trustee with legal expertise

We are looking to grow our passionate and dedicated board of trustees to support the growth of The 401 Foundation and the development of the strategy and plans for the future. Our vision  is a world where everyone feels included, valued and confident and we look to help local communities empower individuals to build confidence, self-esteem and positively contribute to people’s mental wellbeing.  This support is currently through grants for grassroots projects and building a network of support throughout the UK. We are looking for voluntary trustees who are willing to bring their experiences and skills to enhance the board and ensure...

Care Home Volunteers charity seeks board secretary and Trustee – legal background helpful

Help us grow this small Wiltshire-based charity into a national organisation, reducing loneliness amongst older residents in care homes. We are looking for a trustee with governance, compliance and administration experience to help us build a solid foundation for expansion over the years to come. We work to reduce loneliness and isolation amongst older residents in care homes, by matching them with volunteers who (normally) visit on a one-to-one basis.  During the pandemic, our wonderful volunteers have been providing virtual visits online, writing letters and cards, and making phone calls. We are growing fast and have aims to achieve some national presence by 2025.  So we...

CareTrade Answers for Autism seeks new Trustee with law experience

We passionately belief “employment is the biggest single factor that will transform the life of an autistic person” and seek to create a world that embraces neurodiversity, especially in the workforce. Looking forward we are seeking to broaden the expertise and experience of our Board, to help to support and grow our staff team and to help CareTrade better meet the challenges and take up the opportunities of the future, so we continue to meet the needs of our beneficiaries and create tangible and long lasting change. Neurodiversity is going to become a priority for all employers. There is an opportunity to...

Bristol-based charity Incredible Kids seeks new Trustee – law expertise welcomed

Incredible Kids is a charity providing inclusive play and support sessions to children and young people with disabilities or additional needs, and their families in and around the Bristol area. We have over 6000 visits per year from families. Incredible Kids aims to help families have fun, become more resilient and less isolated. The charity is a response to a gap in support services for families with disabled children to spend quality time together. It aims to reduce the social isolation and loneliness that so often features in the lives of those affected by disability and additional needs. It aims to...

The Complete Works (independent school in London) seeks new Trustee with law experience

The Complete Works Charity is an arts education company who are looking to appoint new trustees to make a contribution to the governance of this prominent charity, which offers an alternative educational provision and is a registered independent school. The trustees of The Complete Works Charity support and monitor the school's effective operation. They possess a wide range of qualifications and experience gained in both education, good governance and the arts. The newly appointed trustees will support and offer their expertise and guidance in leading the charity. You will need to share a passion for our charity work and our commitment...

Organisation to help sufferers of Long COVID seeks new Trustee – legal skills sought

140,000 people in the UK have been diagnosed with Long-COVID. This condition makes everyday activity, such as washing or dressing, impossible. COVID RESEARCH is there for Long COVID suffers, in the short, medium and long term. We fund and publish research into the nature, causes, diagnosis, treatment, possible cures and the possible prevention of Long COVID. We campaign for Long COVID to be recognised as a disability. We co-ordinate mental health services. Trustees must have: a commitment to the mission of COVID Research a willingness to meet the minimum time requirement – one meeting a month integrity strategic vision good, independent...

New School Canterbury seeks new Trustee with legal expertise

We are looking for trustees at our pioneering new school founded in 2018. It is located on an idyllic site in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, surrounded by a bio-dynamic farm, 10 minutes south of Canterbury. ​We are looking for new Trustees to join our Board. We are a new school supported by a wide range of educational experts aiming be at the forefront of education whilst be rooted in community. To complement the skills of our existing Board would ideally like to attract Trustees with knowledge of one or more of the following: ​​Business Development / Strategy Financial Planning Fundraising Marketing Legal...

RACC-UK (Rare auto-inflammatory support organisation) seeks new Trustee with law expertise

RACC - UK is the UK’s only patient charity for patients and families suffering from #Rare Autoinflammatory conditions. We are looking for applications from people from all social and cultural backgrounds, which are passionate about Rare Diseases, enthusiastic and reliable, with a variety of skills and experience they could use to help with the running of Rare Auto-inflammatory Conditions Community – UK (RACC-UK), such as: Charity governance Finance Law Fundraising Project management Business management Marketing Communication Human Resources Event planning   We are looking for skilled, enthusiastic and reliable people to manage the affairs of Rare Auto-inflammatory Conditions Community – UK (RACC-UK) as trustees, ensuring...