CAFOD Trustee

Closing date: 13 February 2021
Job Type: Unpaid trustee
CAFOD is recruiting three voluntary positions to join our Board of Trustees. We are seeking for applicants with experience in law, international development, emergency/humanitarian work, monitoring and evaluation policy, influencing or campaigning.

What does a trustee do?

As a trustee, you will be a custodian of our vision, mission and values. You will be actively overseeing how our strategic vision is put into action, ensuring that the resources entrusted to us are used with probity and good governance.

Your expertise will have a vital role in:

  • providing an external viewpoint to help the organisation maximise its potential
  • making a real difference to people’s lives
  • ensuring that all decisions are taken in accordance with the Charity Commission Code of Governance.

Person specification

We are looking particularly for a background of, or experience, in one of the following:

  • law
  • international development or emergency/humanitarian work
  • monitoring and evaluation
  • policy, influencing or campaigning.

We want to improve the diversity of our Board of Trustees and make it more reflective of the community that supports us. We specifically seek applications from Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic backgrounds. If you have any questions about any of our requirements or what the role involves, please get in touch at [email protected].

The expected time commitment for our trustees is 12 days a year. Trustees are expected to attend the four board meetings each year, including a residential weekend meeting - some may be held electronically during UK working hours.

Trustees based outside the UK are required to attend the residential meeting in person every year, and other meetings remotely.

To read more and apply please visit CAFOD's UK news link 

Sector: Campaigning Emergencies Fundraising Monitoring, evaluation and learning Projects and programmes

Application notes

How to apply

If you would like to be considered, send a summary CV to [email protected] together with a cover letter outlining what you will contribute to the Board by 15 February 2021. Interviews will take place in March.

Please download the information pack for more details about the role and our Board of Trustees.

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