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Volunteer Trustee

Elizabeth Heyrick Society


Posted over 30 days ago...

Seeking a dedicated trustee to contribute expertise in charity governance and strategic planning. Passion for promoting social justice and women's rights essential. Apply now!


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London, W14 0JA

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

Join The Elizabeth Heyrick Society as a trustee and play a pivotal role in shaping our mission to advance social justice and women's rights. As a respected and influential organisation dedicated to Elizabeth Heyrick's legacy, we are seeking a dedicated individual to join our team and contribute their expertise to our cause. As a trustee, you will have the opportunity to make a significant impact on our governance and strategic direction. Your responsibilities will include providing oversight and guidance to ensure the effective management of the society's activities, finances, and resources. You will work closely with fellow trustees and our executive team to develop and implement strategic plans, policies, and initiatives that align with our mission and values. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about social justice, women's empowerment, and the legacy of Elizabeth Heyrick. You should have a strong commitment to our cause and a willingness to actively contribute your time, skills, and expertise to further our objectives. Ideal candidates will possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships and collaborate effectively with diverse stakeholders. Experience in governance, nonprofit management, fundraising, or related fields would be highly beneficial. As a trustee, you will have the opportunity to engage with our vibrant community of supporters, advocates, and stakeholders. You will play a key role in representing the society externally, fostering partnerships, and raising awareness of our work and impact. This is a rewarding and impactful opportunity to join a dedicated team of individuals who are passionate about creating positive change in society. If you are enthusiastic about advancing social justice and women's rights and are committed to making a difference, we encourage you to apply to become a trustee of The Elizabeth Heyrick Society. Together, we can honor Elizabeth Heyrick's legacy and continue her legacy of advocacy, activism, and social reform. Join us in our mission to create a more just, equitable, and inclusive world for all. Apply now and be part of something truly meaningful!

What are we looking for?

1. Strategic Vision: Ability to think strategically and envision the long-term direction of the organization, aligning goals with our mission of advancing social justice and women's rights. 2. Governance Expertise: Understanding of governance principles and best practices, with experience in board leadership or governance roles within nonprofit or charitable organisations. 3. Financial Acumen: Strong financial management skills, including budgeting, financial reporting, and oversight, to ensure the fiscal health and sustainability of the organisation. 4. Legal and Compliance Knowledge: Familiarity with legal and regulatory requirements governing nonprofit organisations, ensuring compliance with relevant laws, regulations, and ethical standards. 5. Advocacy and Networking: Ability to advocate effectively for our cause and build strategic partnerships with stakeholders, policymakers, and other organisations to advance our advocacy efforts and amplify our impact. 6. Communication Skills: Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to articulate our mission, engage diverse audiences, and represent the organisation professionally in various settings.

What difference will you make?

Impact of Trusteeship at The Elizabeth Heyrick Society: 1. Strategic Direction and Mission Fulfilment: As a trustee, you'll play a pivotal role in shaping our organisation's strategic direction, ensuring alignment with our core mission of advancing social justice and women's rights. Your input will guide our initiatives and decision-making processes, enabling us to effectively address societal challenges. 2. Leadership and Commitment: As the Chair of Trustees, your leadership and commitment will be instrumental in guiding our organisation forward. Your strategic vision and dedication will empower us to expand our reach, extend our services, and amplify our impact. Your role is essential in ensuring the continued growth and success of our mission. 3. Collaboration and Innovation: Your active participation and collaboration with fellow trustees and our executive team will foster a culture of innovation, inclusivity, and accountability within our organisation. Together, we'll work towards creating a more just, equitable, and inclusive world, honouring Elizabeth Heyrick's legacy and advancing the cause of social justice and women's rights.


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