Job description

ACACIA UK (Action for Children and Communities in Africa), a small dynamic international development charity based in Abingdon, is seeking to appoint a Chair of the Board of Trustees and two additional Trustees with specific skills in Programme Development and Charity Retail. Expertise related to developmental disability and mental health issues are also desirable – ideally, although not inevitably, within an international development context or access to education.

ACACIA UK dispenses small and highly targeted grants to explore partnerships with organisations identified as making a real difference in the lives of the girls and boys who are living with developmental/neurological difficulties and impairments and mental health issues in East Africa. In particular we focus on supporting children to gain access to good quality education that responds to their differing needs. ACACIA UK raises funds through a number of sources including our 4 Oxfordshire based charity shops.

Please apply online by sending your current CV and a covering letter (up to 2 sides of A4) stating for which role you are applying, your relevant experience and the reason for your application.

Posted on: 25 January 2016
Closed date: 11 April 2016
Tags: Intl Development, Governance

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