Croydon, Greater London
Voluntary
Job description

Croydon Community Against Trafficking (CCAT) has been campaigning against modern slavery and trafficking of persons for over 15 years. We have a strong track record - in the last year we trained over 930 persons on modern slavery and its signs, reached 1000 pupils, led a social media campaign on labour rights, developed and showcased an original play and have been featured in a number of newspapers and spoken at five Conferences. Our work has been recognised by the Anti-Slavery Commissioners Office and are a well-established and reputable charity in this field. 

Human trafficking and modern slavery are thought to be amongst the most widespread crimes in the world, affecting millions of men, women and children each day. Through intelligence gathering, campaigning, community engagement, advocacy to local authorities and education, CCAT is shining a light in dark places to uncover this illicit activity and disrupt it at its source. Our purpose is to build a community that is resilient to trafficking. In order to do this we need to understand the local hot spots and trends, which can only happen with the coordinated gathering of data. We then use that data to encourage multi stakeholder community campaigns to inform, empower and activate community change. We are intent on measuring impact.            

The Role of the Board

  • To shape and inform the strategy that delivers against the purpose
  • To ensure that the charity is properly and robustly governed
  • To ensure that all the operations of CCAT are legally compliant and run in accordance with policy
  • To be accountable for the CCAT brand and reputation
  • To ensure financial viability
  • To help drive fundraising
  • To ensure compliance with data regulations

 

Members of the board will need to be aligned with the ideology that people should not be bought and sold and will bring a combination of the following: 

  • Previous experience as a board member in the not-for-profit or private sector
  • Passion for the cause and a determination to make a difference
  • Experience or understanding of organisation leadership
  • Preferably based in Croydon or surrounding areas
  • Experience of fundraising 
  • Experience or understanding of organisation brand and reputation, communications and marketing, 
  • A collaborative and inclusive approach with the ability to roll up sleeves and break down barriers
  • Specialist skills and knowledge encompassing one or more of the following:
    • Finance
    • Charity law
    • Human Trafficking
    • Campaigning / Advocacy
    • Marketing and Communications

 

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Posted on: 08 August 2019
Closing date: 06 November 2019
Tags: Trustees, Governance

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