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BAME Recruitment are working with a number of fantastic not-for-profit and charity organisations in recruiting trustees to their Boards.

Ensuring diversity on the Board is a prevalent challenge for many charities. We seek to find and increase Board diversity that is reflective of our society and those they serve.

What is a trustee?

Being a trustee gives you the opportunity to provide support to a CEO leading and organisation that is making real difference to individuals or society as a whole. Trustees play a fundamental role in the strategic development of the organisation by empowering their invaluable experience and skills within a leadership role. A trustee must act in the best interests of the trust's beneficiaries.

Who can become a trustee?

A trustee is someone who is in a position to handle issues on behalf of a Board. Most Boards are looking for trustees with lived experience of the communities the organisation serves and with a wide range of skills and expertise in the following areas:

  • Finance and accountancy
  • Legal
  • Marketing and PR
  • Risk and audit
  • Human Resources
  • Treasurer experience
  • Safeguarding

As a trustee you are part of a team and will have the opportunity to apply your unique skills and experience while learning from others. Working with a passionate team of people who have different perspectives is often one of the most enjoyable aspects of the role. Being a trustee can be very rewarding. As a trustee you have the chance to support and shape the work and strategic direction of an organisation for a cause that matters.

We welcome first-time trustees who are passionate about social change and want to make a difference to society.

If you think that you have the time commitment (usually four Board meetings per year), the passion to help effect meaningful change and the desire to make a significant difference to a cause that matters to you, please get in touch.

Please submit your CV and cover letter explaining why you would like to become a trustee and any areas of particular interest such as a cause or issue you are particularly passionate about.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

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