Trustee

Trustee

Trustee/Governor
J97828
At a glance

Skills

  • Campaigning
  • Event management
  • Marketing strategy
  • Public relations
  • Social media marketing
  • Accountancy / Auditing
  • Governance
  • Strategic development and planning
  • Data protection / GDPR
  • Safeguarding

Where

London, EC1V 2NX
Remote opportunity, or mainly at home.

Time

Mostly outside office hours Estimate of time needed:
1-3 hours / week
The Trustees will have once a week meeting every weekend and possibly once in a working day meeting face to face

Deadline

31 Aug 2024

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Shape the future of underprivileged children in Ethiopia. EPSEP seeks a passionate individual with fundraising, grant writing, and event planning skills to join our Board

What will you be doing?

Your Role and Responsibilities:

  • Fundraising and Grant Applications: Play a key role in securing funding through grant applications, individual donor campaigns, and potential corporate partnerships.
  • Event Organization: Contribute to planning and organizing fundraising events that raise awareness and generate financial support for EPSEP's projects.
  • Campaign Development and Advocacy: Help develop and implement impactful campaigns to raise public awareness of the importance of pre-school education in Ethiopia.
  • Governance and Committee Work: Participate actively in board meetings, contributing to strategic decision-making and ensuring strong organizational governance.
  • Minute Taking and Record Keeping: Accurately record and maintain minutes of Board meetings and other relevant committee meetings.
  • Financial Oversight: Provide financial oversight, ensuring sound financial management practices are upheld.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Passionate about education and social justice.
  • Strong fundraising, grant writing, and campaign development skills.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Experience in event planning and community engagement a plus.
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment.
  • Financial acumen and a commitment to good governance.

What are we looking for?

Do you have a passion for education and a desire to make a real difference in the lives of children?

EPSEP, a registered charity working to improve access to quality pre-school education in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, is seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic individual to join our Board of Trustees.

The ideal candidate will possess a unique blend of skills and experience:

  • Fundraising Expertise: A proven track record of success in securing funding through grant applications, individual donor campaigns, and potential corporate partnerships.
  • Grant Writing Prowess: The ability to craft compelling grant proposals that effectively communicate EPSEP's mission and impact.
  • Event Planning Savvy: Experience in planning and organizing fundraising events that raise awareness and generate financial support for EPSEP's projects.
  • Campaigning Champion: A passion for developing and implementing impactful campaigns that raise public awareness of the importance of pre-school education in Ethiopia.
  • Governance & Teamwork: Strong organizational and communication skills, with the ability to participate actively in board meetings, contribute to strategic decision-making, and collaborate effectively within a team environment.
  • Record-Keeping Meticulousness: Experience in accurately recording and maintaining minutes of Board meetings and other relevant committee meetings.
  • Financial Acumen: A strong understanding of financial best practices and a commitment to ensuring sound financial management for EPSEP.

Beyond these qualifications, we seek a candidate with:

  • A genuine passion for education and social justice.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to think strategically and contribute to the long-term vision of EPSEP.
  • Knowledge of Ethiopian people and culture and Amharic language is a plus.

If you are a passionate individual with the skills and commitment to make a real difference in the lives of underprivileged children, we encourage you to apply.

Join us and be part of creating a brighter future for children in Ethiopia. Submit your CV and a cover letter outlining your motivation for joining EPSEP

What difference will you make?

Shape the future of underprivileged children in Ethiopia and directly impact their access to quality pre-school education. Join EPSEP's Board of Trustees and use your fundraising, grant writing, and event planning skills to:

  • Secure funding: Help EPSEP secure resources to sponsor disadvantaged children, improve pre-schools, and empower parents.
  • Expand educational opportunities: Contribute to enrolling more children in pre-school programs, a critical step towards their future success.
  • Strengthen families: Support workshops and training sessions that equip parents to play a vital role in their children's early learning.

This is your chance to make a measurable difference in the lives of young children in Ethiopia. Apply today!

Before you apply

Causes
  • Children / families
  • Education
  • International development
  • Organisation type: 
    Charity

    ENAT Pre-School Education Project (EPSEP) is a dedicated charity committed to improving access to quality pre-school education for disadvantaged children in Ethiopia. Our mission is to lay a...