At a glance


  • Marketing strategy
  • Public relations
  • Social media marketing
  • Digital and IT strategy
  • SEO and analytics
  • Web design (including UX/UI)
  • Fundraising events
  • Fundraising research / Bid writing
  • Fundraising strategy
  • Market research


Wokingham, RG40 5RU
Mainly at home


Mostly during office hours Estimate of time needed:
0-5 hours / month
There are four half day board meetings per year of which two are held online and two in person. With occasional meetings to address any urgent topics.


29 Mar 2024

Being a trustee of The Almshouse Association is to help lead the national strategy for the almshouse movement.  You will be improving the lives of others through helping run the membership organisation for 1600 small charities.

What will you be doing?

The Trustee board today is made up of dedicated and committed professionals who meet regularly either as full or sub-committee members and have a very strong long-term strategic goal. The role of the board is to vision and lead strategy and support the Chief Executive of an excellent and proactive executive team, in delivering that strategy.

We actively encourage qualified applicants from a diverse background to apply.

What are we looking for?

We are seeking applicants who care about making a difference to thousands of lives through protecting a valuable charity model and have significant skills and experience in the following areas:

  • IT/Web
  • Branding/Marketing/PR
  • Fundraising/Sponsorship
  • Heritage and Historic Buildings

What difference will you make?

You will be making a difference to thousands of lives through protecting a valuable charity model.

Before you apply

Remuneration: This is a voluntary position and therefore does not pay a salary. All reasonable expenses are reimbursed.

Term of office: Three years initially.

  • Housing and homelessness
  • Organisation type: 

    Almshouses are recognised as the exemplar form of community housing.

    There are very few institutions that have lasted a century, even fewer that have lasted five hundred years....