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Our website and weekly 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 be of greater interest to those closer to retirement.

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Citizens Advice Wandsworth seeks new Trustees

Closing Date
10 October 2022
Location
London
Time Commitment
Quarterly meetings + away day
We are currently looking for new Trustees. Several Trustees are likely to retire from the Board over the course of the next year and we have identified a set of skills and experience that would benefit the organisation. We are looking for 2-3 new Trustees and are looking for people with broad experience relevant to our advice delivery and / or people with experience of the health sector. We have also identified the need to increase board representation from Black African and Black Caribbean communities. It’s an exciting time to join us. We remodelled and refocussed our delivery to remain ...
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Worthing Women’s Aid seeks new Trustee with legal expertise

Closing Date
10 October 2022
Location
Worthing
Time Commitment
3 hours a week
Could you join our Board as our Legal Trustee, supporting the work of the Board and CEO to relieve the distress and suffering of people, with a particular focus on women and children who have suffered or are exposed to domestic abuse? What will you be doing? Our Trustee Board has gone through a transformation over the past two years and has a new generation of trustees who bring specific areas of expertise to the role of governance. We have a new Strategy and a strong ambition. We are looking for a legal expert who- in addition to usual trustee ...
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‘Alternatives to Violence Project’ in North London seeks new Trustee – employment law expertise sought

Closing Date
10 October 2022
Location
London N1
Time Commitment
Monthly trustee meetings
This is an opportunity to become a trustee of a small but growing charity and guide it through an exciting time of growth and development post pandemic. AVP started in Britain in 1989 and is now an established charity and company limited by guarantee based in London and aiming to work in all regions of Great Britain as part of an international network in over 50 countries. We are a busy organisation that has grown organically on a low budget in Britain since 1989. The Board of Trustees is ultimately responsible for directing the affairs of AVP Britain, and ensuring ...
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Philanthropy organisation ‘The Charity Service’ seeks new Trustee with background in law

Closing Date
11 October 2022
Location
Manchester
Time Commitment
5 hours a month
The Charity Service supports philanthropists to give with ease and confidence. We aim to grow our philanthropy advice services over the coming years, and are are looking to recruit new trustees to help us achieve our goals. The Charity Service is a trusted expert in charitable giving having been managing charitable funds and making grants to voluntary organisations for over 20 years. Our vision is a world in which philanthropy is commonplace, generous and kind. We promote philanthropy and empower impactful charitable giving. We are an independent charity and operate on a not-for-profit basis. After a strategic refresh in 2021, ...
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Grant making trust in Islington seeks new Trustee

Closing Date
12 October 2022
Location
Islington
Time Commitment
4 hours a month
Are you interested in making a positive difference in Islington? Can you help amplify the voice of those we work with through your personal or professional experience? Could you bring diversity to our board so that we better reflect the community in which we work? Do you have the time and flexibility to fit us into your life? If any of the above apply to you, then becoming a governor (i.e. a trustee) of the Cripplegate Foundation may be a rewarding and enjoyable experience for you. Cripplegate has grown from a local grant-making trust established over 500 years ago in ...
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Heathrow Immigration Removal Centre seeks volunteers

Closing Date
16 October 2022
Location
Heathrow
Time Commitment
2-3 visits a month
Every day ordinary people do an extraordinary job monitoring conditions for people in detention to make sure that they are treated with fairness and respect. The Independent Monitoring Board at  Heathrow is recruiting new members who live within 25 miles of the IRC and can commit the time to 2 to 3 visits per month although this may be slightly higher during the first year of training and this can be flexible depending on the needs of the Board and the individual. Who are the IMB? We’re a group of ordinary members of the public, doing an extraordinary job. As ...
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Royal Albert Memorial Museum Development Trust in Exeter seeks new Trustee with legal expertise

Closing Date
17 October 2022
Location
Exeter
Time Commitment
4 hours a month
The Royal Albert Memorial Museum Development Trust is excited to announce it is seeking new trustees Could you help protect the past, support the present and shape the future with us? The RAMM Development Trust is an independent charity that raises crucial funds to support the work of the much-loved Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery which sits in the heart of Exeter. The Trust is governed by a dedicated team of volunteer trustees who have a passion for supporting RAMM’s work. The Trust is registered with the Fundraising Regulator and is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) and therefore ...
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Charity supporting people with life-changing illnesses seeks Trustee with legal expertise

Closing Date
21 October 2022
Location
Suffolk / North Norfolk
Time Commitment
10-12 days a year
The Pear Tree Fund is looking for five new trustees to join its resourceful, friendly, and committed team and help transform the lives of those in our community who are most in need. This is an exciting opportunity to join the charity at a time of change and play an integral role in its development. We are looking for a treasurer, trustee with fundraising expertise and three other trustees. The successful applicants will join our board of trustees and help set the future direction of the Pear Tree Fund to make sure it can continue to respond to the needs ...
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Ministry of Justice: Online Procedure Rule Committee seeks Member with knowledge of the lay advice sector

Closing Date
24 October 2022
Location
London
Time Commitment
1 day a month
Members will be expected to play an active role in the OPRC and have collective responsibility for the creation and operation of the Online Procedure Rules. In particular, members will be expected to: • Engage fully in Committee meetings, giving full consideration to the issues and taking account of all relevant factors, including any guidance issued by the Ministry of Justice or by the Lord Chancellor. • Attend approximately 10 Committee meetings a year and participate in at least 1 working group. Frequency of working group meetings and associated work will depend on the priorities and work programme the Committee ...
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Ministry of Justice: Online Procedure Rule Committee Member seeks Legal Expert

Closing Date
24 October 2022
Location
London
Time Commitment
1 day a month
Members will be expected to play an active role in the OPRC and have collective responsibility for the creation and operation of the Online Procedure Rules. In particular, members will be expected to: • Engage fully in Committee meetings, giving full consideration to the issues and taking account of all relevant factors, including any guidance issued by the Ministry of Justice or by the Lord Chancellor. • Attend approximately 10 Committee meetings a year and participate in at least 1 working group. Frequency of working group meetings and associated work will depend on the priorities and work programme the Committee ...
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Complementary health charity (helping carers, Grenfell survivors, homeless) seeks new Trustee

Closing Date
27 October 2022
Location
West London
Time Commitment
Approx 1 day a month
Are you able to make a difference to a local West London complementary health charity? We at Munroe Health 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.  The beneficiaries of our treatments are diverse and has included Carers, the elderly, homeless and more recently Grenfell survivors. You will work collaboratively with other trustees and be confident in making decisions that will ...
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Arts & literature dementia charity ‘Living Words’ seeks new Trustee – legal expertise sought

Closing Date
31 October 2022
Location
Meetings held in Folkestone or virtually
Time Commitment
6 meetings a year
We are seeking:  People with an appreciation of, and commitment to Living Words’ journey, aims and ethos. To complement the skills and expertise we already have on the board, we are looking for trustees who have experience in legal, marketing, finance or running a mid-size arts organisation. We are also looking to recruit a Chair for the board, and are open to who this person might be. In addition we would like to hear from individuals under 25 with an interest in the arts, dementias and/or mental health, who might like to join our board. We hope to hear from ...
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The Linacre Institute – supporting young people access the most selective universities – seeks new Trustee with legal expertise

Closing Date
31 October 2022
Location
Yorkshire - with plans to expand
Time Commitment
5 hours a month
The Linacre Institute is a small charity supporting young people from less traditional backgrounds access this country's most selective universities. We do this through providing intensive academic programmes for sixth formers which have, every year,  yielded fantastic results. Year-in, year-out many of our students make successful applications to Oxford, Cambridge, Durham and others, thanks to their efforts on our programmes. Our current work is focussed, mainly, in South Yorkshire but we are eager to reach more young people. We need new trustees with a range of skillsets who have the drive, determination and energy to help us grow our small operation. Please ...
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Peace Brigades International (UK) seeks new Trustee with employment law expertise

Closing Date
31 October 2022
Location
Remote
Time Commitment
Meetings every 8 weeks
We are seeking new Trustees to join the Board of Trustees of PBI UK. This role provides a fantastic opportunity to gain insight into the management, governance and legal obligations of an international Non-Governmental Organisation while contributing significantly to its impact. The key components of the role are: To guide and support PBI UK’s Director in maintaining a long-term overview of the organisation and all its work; To make strategic decisions about the organisation’s mission, objectives, policies and procedures; To ensure the needs and interests of relevant people and bodies are taken into account when making decisions; To ensure adequate resources ...
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Marine conservation grant-giving charity seeks new Trustee – governance / charity law expertise sought

Closing Date
31 October 2022
Location
UK wide
Time Commitment
4 board meetings + 1 away day a year
Sea-Changers is a grant-giving charity run by a small and committed team of volunteers. Our mission is to create a sea-change in the level of funds available for marine conservation and marine species protection work in the UK. Over the past 11 years we have funded over 250 vital and innovative marine conservation projects. We work with businesses and individuals to raise funds via bespoke corporate partnerships, online giving, eBay auctions, sponsored events and individual donations. To read more about the broad range of projects we have funded and the kinds of business partners we work with please visit our ...
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Charity for communities in need – The Daughters of Charity of St Vincent de Paul – seeks Trustee with law background

Closing Date
31 October 2022
Location
London
Time Commitment
4 board meetings a year
We are seeking individuals who can bring their professional knowledge, dedication and passion to the Daughters of Charity Services Board of Trustees through the appointment of individuals who have a background in one of the following areas: • Finance / Accounting • Social Care • Law Daughters of Charity Services operates as a family of charities across Britain, providing a diverse range of services to various communities in need of support, from working with Roma women and families in Glasgow, to providing homecare to elderly people living alone in Westminster. The role Each organisation is independently run, but forms a ...
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Afrikindness seeks new Trustee with legal experience

Closing Date
31 October 2022
Location
Yorkshire
Time Commitment
4 board meetings a year - currently held remotely
Afrikindness is looking to strengthen its Board of Trustees.  We are seeking a trustee with legal experience to support our work by joining our Board. We are a pioneering non-profit association founded in 2021 out of the desire to foster more awareness of Kindness among (albeit not exclusively) children and young people of BME origin (black & minority ethnic). Our charity's sole purpose is to advocate for kindness. We are focused on inspiring, educating, and empowering children and young adults to be kind to themselves (mental health), kind to others, kind to the environment, and kind to Africa. At the ...
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Clothing Collective seeks to appoint secretary trustee with responsibility for governance

Closing Date
31 October 2022
Location
London SW11
Time Commitment
Quarterly board meetings
With 22% of the UK population living in poverty and 7% of those living in persistent poverty we see more and more people on the street begging for help, in addition to those we don't see, who are struggling to get by. We provide access to the stocks of clothes held at charity shops, to people who are unable to afford to clothe themselves for whatever reason, were we are able restore some dignity to them by arranging for them to go into a charity shops and redeem the vouchers we provide in exchange for clothes. Activities We partner with third party ...
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Arts organisation Farnham Maltings in SW Surrey seeks new Trustee with legal expertise

Closing Date
31 October 2022
Location
Surrey
Time Commitment
Quarterly board meetings
We are seeking four dynamic individuals to join our Board of Trustees who have a genuine interest in Farnham Maltings and are passionate about the arts and all it can offer communities here in Farnham, the South East region and beyond. Farnham Maltings has a fifty-year history of contributing to the quality of life of the town and region as a vibrant cultural organisation. We have strong relationships with our Local Authorities, Arts Council of England and a range of trusts. Farnham Malting’s mission is to encourage people to be actively creative; connecting with others unlike ourselves; and by articulating ...
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Responsible investment charity ‘ShareAction’ seeks new Trustee

Closing Date
31 October 2022
Location
London
Time Commitment
1-2 days a month
This is an exciting time to join a growing organisation already established as a leading voice in the responsible investment space, and to play your part in helping shape a fairer, healthier, more sustainable future. The global investment system has an oversized impact on challenges from the climate crisis and biodiversity loss to poverty and inequality. We want to make sure that impact is positive. At ShareAction we work with investors, policymakers and individuals to unleash the positive potential of the investment system. We aim to build a world where our financial system serves our planet and its people. ShareAction ...
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Charity promoting research into rare diseases seeks new Trustee with IP law expertise

Closing Date
10 November 2022
Location
Remote
Time Commitment
Please enquire on application
The Myrovlytis Trust is a charity founded in 2007 to promote research into rare diseases and advance education of the public in medical and molecular genetics. By providing information and support to patients, raising awareness among clinicians and the public and strategically funding research, the Myrovlytis Trust aims to transform the outlook for rare diseases. With an initial focus on two conditions (Birt-Hogg-Dubé Syndrome and osteosarcoma), we fund research directed towards new treatments. We want to ensure that patients gain access to the same state-of-the-art technologies, breakthroughs and therapies as those with more common diseases, and work collaboratively with a variety of organisations ...
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Trustee with International Human Rights Law experience sought

Closing Date
21 November 2022
Location
New Malden, London
Time Commitment
Quarterly board meetings
Korea Future is recruiting at least one new trustee with extensive international human rights law experience to join our board. Trustees are appointed for a 3-year term, which is renewable. The board currently has 7 trustees. ABOUT KOREA FUTURE Korea Future investigates human rights violations in North Korea to accelerate justice and support accountability. It is currently undertaking a multi-year documentation project focused on the North Korean penal system. It maintains offices in London, Seoul, and the Hague.. PERSON SPECIFICATION Evidence of at least 5 years of professional experience in day-to-day role focusing on international human rights law. This experience ...
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Charity helping those with life-changing illnesses in Suffolk seeks new Trustee with legal expertise

Closing Date
21 November 2022
Location
East Suffolk
Time Commitment
Board meetings held 4-6 times a year
The Pear Tree Fund is looking for five new trustees to join its resourceful, friendly, and committed team and help transform the lives of those in our community who are most in need. This is an exciting opportunity to join the charity at a time of change and play an integral role in its development. We are looking for a treasurer, trustee with fundraising expertise and three other trustees. The successful applicants will join our board of trustees and help set the future direction of the Pear Tree Fund to make sure it can continue to respond to the needs ...
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Trauma Breakthrough in Somerset seeks new Trustee – company law expertise sought

Closing Date
22 November 2022
Location
UK wide charity - based in Somerset
Time Commitment
0.5 to 1 day a month
TRAUMA BREAKTHROUGH – Committed and Enthusiastic Trustees Sought for a Leading Regional UK Based Provider of Trauma-Informed Training, Consultancy & Well-Being Services for Organisations & Individuals. 1 in 5 adults have experienced abuse, sexual violence and other forms of trauma. Many go on to experience long-term impact on their mental and physical health, as well as increased levels of social exclusion and isolation. At Trauma Breakthrough we believe that every trauma survivor should be able to access the help they need to make a full recovery, and to live full and empowered lives. We work with: Organisations – including businesses, statutory ...
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Lone refugee charity ‘The Separated Child Foundation’ seeks new Trustee

Closing Date
1 December 2022
Location
London
Time Commitment
Bi-monthly meetings
This is a wonderful opportunity to make a difference to the lives of lone refugee youth! The charity is at an exciting stage of its development. We’re keen to recruit more Trustees to strengthen and broaden our skills and understanding. What will you be doing? The important role of a Trustee is to ensure that The Separated Child Foundation fulfils its duty to its beneficiaries through its charitable activities, delivers on our mission and is governed competently and with integrity. The Board of Trustees, working collectively, needs to act to ensure that The Separated Child Foundation:- Has a clear vision, mission and ...
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Charity for children with complex health needs seeks new Trustee – legal skills sought

Closing Date
19 December 2022
Location
Bromley
Time Commitment
3 meetings a year
This is an exciting opportunity for two trustees to join The Maypole Project’s Board of Trustees.  The role of a trustee is highly rewarding, its key responsibilities being to: ensure that the charity and its trading subsidiaries are governed effectively work in partnership with the Chief Executive to ensure that the organisation has a clear vision, mission and strategic direction and that the organisation, the trustees and the Chief Executive are focused on achieving these work within the Board of Trustees to ensure future sustainability, in terms of the impact of activities against assessed need, and financial sustainability ensure that ...
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Learning disability charity in Winchester seeks new Trustee – legal expertise sought

Closing Date
21 December 2022
Location
Winchester
Time Commitment
6 meetings a year
Our focus is to enable adults with learning disabilities to live life to the full with the choices and independence that they want. We promote self-development, friendship, self-confidence, creativity and learning. We also like to have fun! We have a range of weekly and monthly activities and we provide advocacy, information, safeguarding and skills workshops. We respect and promote the rights of people with a learning disability and their families to speak up on issues both locally and nationally. We aim to raise awareness, change attitudes and influence policy. Role summary Being a Trustee at Winchester Go LD gives you ...
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Wheatsheaf Hall in Vauxhall seeks new Trustee with legal expertise

Closing Date
31 December 2022
Location
Vauxhall, London
Time Commitment
Monthly board meetings (evening)
We are recruiting trustees to help take our ambitious, not-for-profit, community-led and volunteer-run venue in Vauxhall from unincorporated status to registered charity. We need trustees, preferably with experience of setting up new charities, to support our existing long-serving and committed team of volunteers, in particular our Chair and our Treasurer/Secretary. We meet once a month with the rest of the volunteers and representatives of user groups to run the organisation. We would appreciate individuals with legal, financial or other professional expertise to help steer us through this important phase in our development. If you are local to Vauxhall, we would ...
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