PCAP is a dynamic and innovative charity working to improve disadvantaged people's lives through education, leadership development and social engagement. We are seeking up to 4 Trustees to help us with management, fundraising and marketing.
We recently transitioned from a volunteer-run organisation to a charity with a growing team of paid staff. We are, therefore, eager to attract Trustees with:
We are seeking candidates with the following competencies:
We would particularly welcome applications from candidates with one or more of the following experiences:
Desirable – Experience of fundraising from trusts and foundations or individual donors for a charity;
Desirable - Accountancy expertise;
Desirable – Experience at management level in a charity;
Desirable - Experience in communications and marketing.
The commitment required is up to 4 hours per month, including quarterly meetings, normally in central London, but via Zoom for the foreseeable future due to COVID-19.
We are particularly looking for candidates with:
COVID-19 has raised our awareness of the reality that in order to survive and thrive as a charity enabling African and disadvantaged people to improve their lives, we need to build a core team of paid personnel. The pandemic has also provided us with irrefutable evidence that the lack of financial resources represents a huge threat to our charity’s capacity to serve its beneficiaries. We have started to remedy this by managing to raise enough funds for the next 12 months. We would like to consolidate this by building up our financial reserves, and by remaining transparent and accountable with the funds entrusted to us by funders.
In view of this situation, we are seeking Trustees with:
We are a welcoming, dedicated and fast-growing team that is making a very positive difference to the lives of disadvantaged people in the UK through education, leadership development and social engagement. Working with us is a uniquely rewarding experience, filled with exciting challenges, innovative thinking and laughter.
We will offer you: