Trustee

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Central Scotland
  • Closing 6th December 2022


  • Advertised from 17th November 2022
  • Non-remunerated (expenses paid)

Role

greenspace scotland is looking for up to four new Trustees to join our Board.

Greenspace makes a big difference to our quality of life and sense of place. Parks and greenspaces are our natural health service, our children’s outdoor classrooms and our cities’ green lungs.

greenspace scotland has provided a national lead on greenspace since 2002. As Scotland’s parks and greenspace charity, we have been influential in shaping a supporting policy context for greenspace, promoting good practice on greenspace delivery, and pioneering new approaches to managing and resourcing parks and greenspaces.

Never before has our work been more important. The experiences of the last two years – both the pandemic and extreme weather events - have led many to re-evaluate the importance of greenspace and blue-green infrastructure in our lives and places.

Our Trustees play a key role in the governance and strategic leadership of our organisation.

You will be joining an experienced Board and we are looking for Trustees who will bring their own individual range of knowledge, skills and experience to contribute to the overall richness of the Board.

We want a diverse board of Trustees with a depth and breadth of insight experience and perspective. We welcome and value people of different backgrounds, thinking and skills. We recognise that the environment sector is under-represented by people from ethnic minority and low-income backgrounds, LGBT+ and disabled people, and we want to change that. We especially welcome candidates from these backgrounds and from young people.

We are interested in hearing from experienced or first-time Trustees who are committed to our work and can make a valuable contribution to our development.

Our Chair will retire in April 2023 following completion of his full-term of office and so we are also looking to recruit a new Chair – more details here greenspacescotland.org.uk/chair-greenspace-scotland

Application notes

Application Notes

More information on the role and how to apply can be found on the greenspace scotland website greenspacescotland.org.uk/trustees-greenspace-scotland

About greenspace scotland

greenspace scotland is Scotland’s parks and greenspace charity. We provide a national lead for local action on greenspace to regenerate and revitalise places and communities. Our goal is that everyone living and working in urban Scotland has easy access to a quality greenspace which meets local needs and improves their quality of life.

greenspace scotland is a social enterprise and an independent charitable company. We work with a wide range of local and national partners to support the planning, development, sustainable management and use of greenspaces and green networks as a key part of the green infrastructure of our towns and cities.

Further information about greenspace scotland is available on our website greenspacescotland.org.uk

greenspace scotland is a registered Scottish Charity (No. SC034078) and a Company Limited by Guarantee registered in Scotland (No. 236105)


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