JRSST Charitable Trust (JRSST-CT)

Location York/London

Position Part time

Salary Unremunerated (expenses paid)

Application deadline 12 June 2019
The application deadline for this role has passed

A deep concern about the state of democracy in the UK today and a passion for speaking truth to power are essential. We particularly value the ability to combine independent thinking and ability to challenge constructively, with the capacity to collaborate and build a shared vision. All candidates must be able to demonstrate their values are liberal and progressive with a focus on enabling change. Experience of charity governance, charity campaigning or a research background would be an additional benefit.

JRSST-CT values diversity and promotes equality. We welcome applications from everyone but are especially keen to encourage applications from people currently under-represented on the Board, including people from a Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic background and disabled people.

Trustees will be appointed for an initial three-year term with the possibility of extension by mutual agreement.

Trustees will generally meet twice a year in York with occasional additional meetings, for example for strategic review.

Trustees’ reasonable expenses (including for travel to Board meetings and overnight accommodation where required) are paid, but the role itself is without remuneration.

For more information and how to apply, please download our Candidate Pack.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 12 June 2019 at midday

To apply

We want to make this process as straightforward as possible. To this end, we ask that you provide the following documents:

  • An up-to-date CV
  • A supporting statement (maximum 2 pages) that outlines your interest in the role and your fit against the criteria set out in the Person Specification
  • Diversity monitoring form

All documentation should be emailed to by no later than midday on Wednesday 12 June.

If you want to know more about the role or selection process, please email Alison Goldsworthy, the Chair of our Nominations Committee:

All applications will be acknowledged by email on receipt.


Closing date for applications

Midday, Wednesday 12 June


Monday 17 June

Final panel interviews

Monday 24 June

Interviews will take place in York or London (tbc once shortlisted candidates have been selected); facilities to dial into the interview via a web link can be provided if necessary.

Please indicate at your earliest convenience if you are unable to attend an interview on Monday 24 June.

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