Jobs

Young Trustees

The Blagrave Trust

Location London

Position Part time 6 hours per month

Salary Voluntary

Application deadline 31 January 2020

We are looking for up to three young Trustees to support our mission. The kinds of skills and aptitudes we are looking for are as follows:

 A passion for social change and an interest in learning how funders can support this in partnership with the voluntary sector for and with young people at national and local levels

 An understanding and/or interest in how children and young people can influence change themselves

 Some personal experience of the charity sector and/or the kinds of issues that young people with experience of disadvantage require help with

 The ability to both communicate with and listen to the different views and unique experiences of fellow Board members and young people

 A commitment to team work and consensus building, without being afraid to critically challenge or question – striving for better rather than good

 Commitment to principles of diversity, equity and inclusion

In particular, we are keen to find trustees who have direct experience of the following:

 Policy, campaigning or advocacy work (for example you may have been involved in your local care council or a student university campaign or you may have been involved in local campaigning in your neighborhood or school)

 Experience of government and/or local government

 Comms skills – social media, digital marketing and research

To apply

Interested candidates to submit a CV and cover letter or an introduction to yourself by digital recording, video or your preferred approach, to grants@blagravetrust.org – we aim to recruit on a rolling basis with first interviews to be held in early January. We will continue to consider applications through to end February

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