About the role
Young Harrow Foundation are seeking an enthusiastic, committed person to join our growing Trustee Board with a background and knowledge of Grant Giving in the charitable sector.
This is a great volunteering opportunity for an individual committed to supporting local charities and being instrumental in bringing about positive and long-lasting change to the lives of children and young people in Harrow. You don’t need to have been a charity Trustee before, although experience is always welcome, but you will be required to evidence you have the skills and expertise required.
We are seeking to fill a skills gap, having had two Trustees from two major Grant giving bodies, step down after doing there 4 years agreed commitment. We would particularly welcome applicants with Grant Giving experience within the charitable sector. YHF started by giving out grants of around £30,000 in our first year to now distributing just short of £1 million in this financial year.
Personal skills Required
- Understanding and knowledge of the charity sector.
- Strong commitment to improving the lives of children and young people in Harrow.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to work as part of a diverse team.
- Personal integrity, independence of mind and willingness to challenge and question.
- Commitment and capacity to attend Board and trustee working group meetings as required and to engage actively in between Board meetings.
- An active commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.
- Must have first -hand experience of being a grant giver through an open application processes.
How to apply
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If you would like to contribute to the strategic leadership and governance of YHF, please email Hannah Court at email@example.com with your CV.
The closing date for applications is 5pm on 12th July with interviews for shortlisted applicants to be potentially scheduled for w/b 18th July
Due diligence will be undertaken before appointments are confirmed. This includes DBS checks, two-character references and a signed declaration of eligibility and fitness to be a trustee.