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Top job! Trustees

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 31st October 2019

  • Advertised from 11th October 2019


One Parent Families Scotland (OPFS) is currently recruiting for Trustee positions to fill a variety of areas of expertise to join our skilled and experienced Board. We're looking for new trustees who want to drive change and help us shape and communicate our new strategic direction.

OPFS is the leading charity working with single parent families in Scotland. We provide expert advice, practical support and campaign with parents to make their voices heard to change the systems, policies and attitudes that disadvantage single parent families.

Our vision is of a Scotland in which single parents and their children are valued and treated equally and fairly.

Our mission is to work with and for single parent families, providing direct support services that enable them to achieve their potential and help create lasting solutions to the poverty and barriers facing many single parents and their children. We support all single parent families whether headed by mothers, fathers, young parents or kinship carers.

If you share our mission and have a drive to see positive social change for single parent families, then this is a great opportunity for you play a role in the success of an established charity with an excellent and unique model that makes a real difference.

If you have experience of any of the following, please apply.

· Legal/charity governance,

· Finance,

· HR,

· Policy and strategy,

· Fundraising, third sector and government (local or Scottish)

· Digital

Period of appointment is initially for three years, after which you will be eligible for re-election for a further period of three years.

Equal Opportunities and Family Friendly Employment. We have Investors in People status and Living Wage accreditation.

Application notes

Closing date: 5pm on 31st October.

For further information please visit our website or to discuss the roles please contact us at / 0131 556 3899