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We are actively looking for new volunteers to join our dynamic and creative Board of Trustees at this exciting time of growth and development.

Our Board of Trustees meets regularly, and is responsible for our strategic development, financial operations, and for ensuring we operate legally and meet Charity Commission requirements.

We’re particularly interested in receiving applications for the role of Chair of Trustees (see below), and from individuals who either:

  • have experience of being a trustee of a small charity
  • live or work in East Sussex
  • are involved in the feminist movement in Sussex

However, we also welcome applications from anyone who is interested and can bring new skills and experience to our board.

To find out more please contact trustees@survivorsnetwork.org.uk

Specific Trustee Roles

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We are recruiting a new female* Chair for Survivors’ Network!

We are looking for a new Chair of Trustees to join our dynamic and creative Board of Trustees at this exciting time of growth and development.

The successful applicant will take ownership, shared with our board, of this next phase for Survivors’ Network as it seeks to continue to secure funding for its services and raises awareness of its work. If you are a feminist with proven leadership in public sector, private sector, commercial or charitable organisations we would love to hear from you.

Key responsibilities include: leadership of the Board of Trustees, review and appraisal of the Director, and ensuring that Survivors’ Network is well governed in line with charitable regulation and best practice.

The role of Chair is voluntary with paid expenses.  Please see the role description for further details.

Closing date for applications: Friday 28th June 2019

Interviews: week commencing 1st July 2019

Download information about this role:

How to apply:

To apply for this position please send a CV and supporting letter (maximum two sides of A4) to the Board of Trustees at trustees@survivorsnetwork.org. Please ensure your supporting statement is aligned with the skills and competencies of this role.

Please include the names and contact details of two referees one of whom should be your current or most recent employer or equivalent. References will only be taken once your express permission has been granted.

Please also do complete and return the monitoring form linked above, which is treated in strictest confidence for statistical purposes. This form is not treated as part of your application process.

Should you be called for interview please let us know of any special provision required in respect to disability.

If you would like to speak to our current Chair of Trustees about this role, please let us know and we will arrange an informal conversation.

*This post is open to female applicants only as being female is deemed to be a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010.