London, Greater London
Unpaid role, expenses paid
Permanent, Part-time
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Job description

We are looking for new Trustees to join our experienced and committed board. We are particularly looking for people to strengthen our expertise in   Human Resources, Finance and IT/Digital

Our vision is to have a fair, just and equal society where all people can live in harmony with each other and in a state of positive well-being.

Our mission is to empower refugees, asylum seekers and migrants to know and exercise their rights, thrive, make a positive contribution, integrate and take control of their lives.

LRMN is a vibrant and thriving organisation providing vital services to refugees, asylum seekers and migrants across London but mainly in the south and southeast London boroughs.  Our services include providing specialist legal advice on immigration, housing and welfare, supporting those who need to improve their skills through training and volunteering as well as helping them gain employment.  We support women who survived gender-based violence including rape, trafficking, domestic violence and more and we offer them 1:1 counselling and therapeutic activities.  In addition, we provide mental health and well-being support to those who are suffering from non-clinical mental health issues. We advocate and campaign against policies that are not fair and just and which uphold hostile environment. We also provide hardship funds and food parcels to destitute clients.

We have been growing the scale and range of our services over recent years and have a diverse funding base including Trusts and Foundations, statutory agencies and public donations. 

We are keen to recruit trustees with experience in the fields of HR and IT/digital and are looking for a financially qualified trustee who is interested in succeeding to the role of Treasurer when the current incumbent reaches the end of his term of office. In the next 3 -6 months we will also conduct a selection process and will appoint someone to replace our Chair who is in her last term of service.

As a Board member you will be expected to attend a quarterly board meeting, join a sub-committee which also meets quarterly and offer support relevant with your expertise. Sub-committees include Organisation Development, Finance, Risk and Compliance and Fundraising and Marketing. All meetings normally take place in the evening from 6.00pm and last about 1.5 – 2 hrs.  Since the lock down the board has been meeting via Zoom.

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Posted on: 08 November 2021
Closing date: 08 December 2021
Tags: Human Resources, IT
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