Milton Keynes Play Association (MKPA) Trustee Volunteer

Milton Keynes Play Association (MKPA) Trustee Volunteer

At a glance


  • Campaigning
  • Fundraising events
  • Fundraising research / Bid writing
  • Fundraising strategy
  • Business advice / analysis
  • Market research


Kiln Farm, MK11 3HB
Mainly at home
Travel limit? Volunteers should live within 10 miles of Milton Keynes


Either in or out of office hours Estimate of time needed:
0-5 hours / month or 1-3 hours / week
Availability to attend evening board meeting bi-monthly and occasional strategy focus days

Milton Keynes Play Association are seeking to recruit a passionate individual to further strengthen its Trustee Board and make a positive impact in helping the charity to realise its vision of a world where children develop and learn through play

What will you be doing?

To ensure that MKPA has a clear strategy and that our work and goals are in line with our vision to grow and thrive

Board members have a collective responsibility and trustees always act as a group and not as individuals


What are we looking for?

  • Leadership experience.
  • Willingness and ability to understand and accept their responsibilities and liabilities as trustees and to act in the best interests of the charity.
  • Ability to think creatively and strategically, exercise good, independent judgement and work effectively as a board member.
  • Effective communication skills and willingness to participate actively in discussion.
  • A strong personal commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.
  • Enthusiasm for our vision and mission.
  • Willingness to lead according to our values.
  • Uphold the highest standards of integrity and probity, adhering the seven Nolan’s principles of public life: selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty and leadership.

What difference will you make?

As a member of the Trustee Board you will have joint responsibility for steering MKPA;s business strategy and policies, thereby ensuring its future sustainability

Before you apply

  • Arts
  • Children / families
  • Education
  • Local / community
  • Young people
  • Organisation type: 

    Milton Keynes Play Association is one of the longest running charitable organisations in Milton Keynes, with 50 years’ experience of supporting child-centred play.