We are looking for enthusiastic, dedicated and skilled people to join our board of trustees to help us tackle homelessness in our community and guide the development of the charity.
Our trustees take overall responsibility for the strategic direction of the charity and its ability to fulfil its mission to reduce homelessness, and the harms of homelessness. We need people with a wide range of professional skills and applicants should have a strong belief in, and attraction to, our cause. Trustees take overall responsibility for the strategic direction of the charity and its ability to fulfil its mission to reduce homelessness, and the harms of homelessness. Because of the nature and context of the role, there is a requirement that the role-holder must be a Christian. Find out more about our faith foundation here.
We are particularly seeking trustees that have experience in the following areas but if you you have experience in other areas we would still like to hear from you.
- Fundraising and marketing
- Statutory sector experience
- Homelessness and housing
Role type: Trustee positions are voluntary with reasonable expenses paid.
Location: Our office is in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. In-person board meetings will usually be in High Wycombe but may also take place locally or online if needed.
Time commitment: Minimum of three hours a month; board meets approximately 11 times a year. Individual trustees may be asked to join a subcommittee and/or take on additional responsibilities.
Term of office: Terms are for three years and any eligible trustee can be reappointed.
Find out more and how to apply
If you would like an initial conversation with our chair of trustees, please contact Dr Sheena Dykes Sheena.Dykes@wyhoc.org.uk.
Please download our trustee recruitment pack which outlines our vision, mission and values; the purpose of trustees, the specific role requirements and more. It includes the application form and skills audit but these are also available below as separate documents as they need to be returned with any application.
Please return your complete application the application form, skills audit and your CV to to Dr Sheena Dykes: Sheena.Dykes@wyhoc.org.uk or by post c/o Wycombe Homeless Connection, Oakley Hall, 8 Castle Street, High Wycombe, HP13 6RF.