Trustee – Legal

Trustee – Legal

Trustee/Governor
J74199
At a glance

Skills

  • Legal

Where

Nationwide, CT16 1AT
Mainly at home, or mainly at the office.
Travel limit? N/A

Time

Either in or out of office hours Estimate of time needed:
0-5 hours / month

Migrant Help is a national charity offering support, guidance and accommodation to vulnerable migrants across the UK.

 

What will you be doing?

We’re looking for a legal professional to strength the skills of our current, dedicated board. Commercially aware, your legal expertise will add value in helping us deliver our charitable aims and strategic objectives:

  • Legal experience in either the private or public sector
  • Availability to sit on relevant sub-committee(s)
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Willing to act as an ambassador for the charity to external bodies and companies
  • Senior strategic management and leadership experience is essential
  • An understanding of charity legalisation is desirable

We are ideally looking for individuals with trustee or non-executive experience.

What are we looking for?

We are ideally looking for individuals with trustee or non-executive experience.

We particularly welcome applications from individuals with first-hand or indirect experience of being a refugee or migrant into the UK, either recently or in past generations.

Most importantly, of course, you will have compassion for the challenges facing refugees and asylum seekers in the UK.

What difference will you make?

We exist to support people who are impacted by displacement and exploitation to thrive as individuals and provide services to asylum seekers, refugees and victims of human trafficking and modern slavery.

What's in it for the volunteer?

The requires a commitment of 3-4 hours per month. The board meets a minimum of 4 times a year, currently virtually, although we hope to be able to return to face-to-face meetings in London.

Causes
  • Community safety / victim support / domestic violence
  • Refugees / migrants
  • Our vision is for a global society that protects victims of exploitation and displacement, treats them with respect and enables them to thrive as individuals.