We are looking for a trustee on a voluntary basis to join our Board of Trustees.

  • Closing date for applications: 25 March 2022
  • Contact phone: 07730678609
  • Contact email: HRAdmin@royaldeaf.org.uk

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Board of Trustees (voluntary role)

Founded in 1841, RAD is one of the oldest charities working with deaf people in the UK. Celebrating deaf culture and community is an essential part of what we do. With deaf people, and in collaboration with others, we innovate and deliver services that deaf people want and need.

We are looking to recruit high calibre trustees to join our board, for an initial term of three years (with a potential to extend for one further term) and are particularly looking for the following:
• Charity leadership experience
• Sound knowledge of income generation and business development at a senior management/ strategic level in the charity sector
• Knowledge of charity and/or contract law
• Understanding of charity financial sustainability and how to achieve this in 2022

Alongside personal and professional credibility, you will have the ability to contribute to constructive discussion and debate, have a positive attitude and a desire to make a real difference to the lives of deaf people. You will need to be eligible to be a company director and have the time to dedicate to this important role.

We recognise the positive value of diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.

This role is unpaid although out of pocket expenses will be reimbursed.

Trustees are expected to attend four board meetings per year, along with further training days, strategy meetings and sub-committee meetings as necessary. Additional time to support the activities of the organisation through expert guidance and/or participation in events and activities will be encouraged.

For full details, download a role description here – https://www.royaldeaf.org.uk/about-us/work-for-us/current-jobs/. Alternatively please contact HRadmin@royaldeaf.org.uk

If you are interested in applying, please email your CV along with a supporting statement, in BSL or English, letting us know why you would like to join RAD’s board of trustees to HRadmin@royaldeaf.org.uk

Closing date for applications: 25 March 2022

Interview date: 31 March 2022 (remotely, via Zoom)

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