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Stanborough Park, Watford, WD25 9JZ, England - Registered charity 1074937 (SCO37726, IOM1101)

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Trustee for ADRA-UK

We are looking for 2 – 3 new Trustees for ADRA-UK.  This is a voluntary role which helps to determine and oversee the strategy and development of the organisation, working closely with the CEO, Bert Smit.

About the opportunity

The key responsibilities of ADRA-UK’s Board Directors are to:

  • set the mission, vision and strategy for the organisation
  • ensure compliance with relevant laws, regulations and governing documents
  • ensure effective management and financial stability
  • act as an advocate for the organisation through networking

Person specification

All board members are required to have: 

  • Commitment to ADRA-UK’s aims and values;
  • Good networks of contacts in relevant fields;
  • Availability to attend quarterly board meetings at ADRA-UK’s Watford office (evening) in addition to events and networking opportunities;
  • Provide further input as required not amounting to more than 12 hours per month;
  • Independent judgement, strategic vision and ability to challenge constructively;

It is desirable that board members have prior experience of committee / trustee work. This is an unpaid role however travel expenses will be reimbursed.

In addition, we are specifically looking for the following skills to complement our existing Board members:

-      accountability of civil society organisations;

-       food security;

-       senior experience in Health

-       alternative energy & natural resource management;

-       NGOs at international level;

-       international financial institutions;

-       educational sector;

Full details are available here or call us on 030 30 40 10 17.