Trustee

Trustee

Trustee/Governor
J81850
At a glance

Skills

  • Governance
  • Strategic development and planning
  • Change management
  • Project / programme management
  • Volunteer management

Where

London, SE1 3JY
Remote opportunity

Time

Either in or out of office hours Estimate of time needed:
1-3 hours / week
Time commitment: This will vary depending on activity, but typically 4-5 hours/month in addition to monthly Board Meetings.

AFFCAD UK is a small, friendly and committed organisation supporting charitable activities in Uganda. We are looking to recruit additional trustees into our organisation to support our projects and the growth of the organisation.

What will you be doing?

What are we looking for?

We are currently looking for individuals that can offer us support and direction as we face a period of growth and expansion.

We are looking for truly committed volunteers - the organisation is small and run solely by dedicated volunteers. We are looking to admit additional members into our family.

Responsibilities:

  • To ensure AFFCAD UK is carrying out its purpose 
  • To ensure AFFCAD UK is accountable 
  • To act as an ambassador for AFFCAD UK 
  • To act in the best interest of AFFCAD UK
  • To safeguard the good name and values of AFFCAD UK 
  • To have a positive commitment to AFFCAD UK’s work and mission 

In addition to the above duties each trustee should use any specific knowledge or experience they may have to help the Board of trustees reach sound decisions. 

What are we looking for?

Each Trustee must have:

  • Integrity
  • A commitment to the charity
  • An understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of trusteeship
  • A willingness to devote the necessary time and effort to their duties as a Trustee
  • Strategic vision
  • Good, independent judgement
  • An ability to think creatively
  • A willingness to speak their mind
  • An ability to work effectively as a member of a team

We would particularly be interested in hearing from someone who has experience in one of the following:

  • Governance
  • Strategic development and planning
  • Change management
  • Project/programme management
  • Volunteer management

We are looking for Trustees from a range of backgrounds to join our Board, so do get in touch if you believe that your experience and skills could be useful to us. We look forward to hearing from you! 

What difference will you make?

What difference will you make?

AFFCAD UK are in the stage of strengthening our team in the UK by consolidating roles in order to be clearly defined and efficient in their contribution to the organisation.

You will be joining a small team of motivated individuals who all share a common goal of taking AFFCAD UK a step further, refocusing on raising awareness and increasing funding for the people/community in Bwaise who rely on our support. In doing so we are able to support grassroots projects (youth empowerment, education, health etc.) to uplift and enrich the lives of Ugandans living in Bwaise.

Causes
  • Education
  • International development
  • Local / community
  • Poverty relief
  • Training / employment support
  • Young people
  • Organisation type: 
    Charity

    AFFCAD UK is a small, friendly organisation. We registered as a UK charity on 6th January 2016.

    We work alongside AFFCAD (Action For Fundamental Change and Development), a community based...