Trustee Role

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Renfrewshire
  • Closing 1st July 2021


  • Advertised from 10th June 2021

Role

Are you interested in equality, diversity and inclusion? Do you have a passion for tackling gender inequality? Do you have a few spare hours a month? Then why not join our Trustee Board at Kairos Women+!

Kairos Women+ is a community-led, women’s space based in Johnstone, Renfrewshire. A second home for women and non-binary folk, we inspire transformational change in the lives of the women+ we work with by collaboratively creating opportunities through workshops, events, training and courses. Kairos Women+ began as a project within Active Communities (Scotland) Ltd funded by The Robertson Trust. Now, as we move towards becoming an independent charity, we are seeking to recruit new trustees to complete our board and our skillset.

Kairos Women+ has given me an insight into all different types of people and backgrounds. There is no stigma here at all and that is such a positive thing.” - Kairos participant

Kairos has made me feel wanted for the first time in a long time.” Kairos participant

AtKairos, I feel like I’m thriving not just surviving.” – Kairos participant

The aims of Kairos Women+ are:

  1. Promoting equality and diversity for the public benefit
  2. The advancement of women and non-binary people’s citizenship or community development through (but not limited to) providing volunteer opportunities
  3. The relief of women and non-binary people in need by reason of age, ill-health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage

We are looking to recruit several Trustees at this stage to expand the skillset of our Board. Ideal candidates will have a commitment to the above aims and they will have skills & experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Business Development
  • Human Resources
  • Legal
  • Finance – in particular, we are looking for a Treasurer to guide us through our first years as an independent organisation

Relevant knowledge in the following areas is desirable but not necessary: Fundraising, Political & Parliamentary.

In these initial stages, we are meeting monthly via Zoom. In future, trustee meetings will be held bi-monthly, then quarterly.

We are passionate about equality, diversity & inclusion and we especially welcome applications from: disabled women, trans women, non-binary people, LGB women and BAME women.

Application notes

To learn more about Kairos Women+, visit kairoswomen.org.

To apply send a copy of your CV along with a supporting statement explaining your interest in Kairos Women+ to the Chair of the Board, kateclark12@hotmail.com.

Please note that this voluntary role is open to women only under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1 (inclusive of non-binary people and trans women.)