Chair and Trustee

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Linlithgow
  • Closing 25th September 2020


  • Advertised from 8th September 2020

Role

We are currently recruiting for a new Chair and Trustees for the Board of the Donaldson Trust.

After six years of dedication it is with sadness that we are saying goodbye to our current Chair when she steps down at the end of 2020. She has been a huge supporter and ambassador for the Trust and has played a significant role in building a charity that prides itself in good governance and strong leadership.

Here are her views on being the Chair of the Donaldson Trust:

“It has been a great privilege and an honour to have been part of the Donaldson journey over the last few years. It has been a pleasure to work with the Chief Executive, dedicated staff team and an enthusiastic and participative Board building services for young people. It has been an exciting and challenging time but seeing the success of Donaldson’s in tailoring services to meet individual aspirations and needs of young people has been hugely rewarding.”

As the Trust continues to develop, we want to ensure our Board is dynamic and robust. The Trust has gone through a period of transformational change and in year 2 of our ambitious 10-year strategy and have plans to continue to grow and develop our portfolio of services. As a result, the Donaldson Trust is seeking skilled and creative individuals to join our Board of Trustees.

Requirements:

This is a voluntary position, non -remunerated (out of pocket expenses will be paid) The Donaldson Trust is committed to equality and diversity throughout the Trust and welcomes applications from all sections of the community, irrespective of age, race, gender, sexual orientation or disability.

There are four Board meetings in any calendar year, a Board away day. It is a requirement that after and induction period Trustees join one of our committees.

A PVG check will apply to these roles

Application notes

To find out more about this opportunity and to apply please contact Liz Delaney ldelaney@donaldsons.org.uk 01506841900 our Director of People and Operations or Laura Watkins our Chief Executive laurawatkins@donaldsons.org.uk 01506 841900 who would be delighted to have an informal chat in the first instance.