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deafPLUS is a national charity established nearly 50 years ago. We provide a range of support services to deaf people / people living with hearing loss, to enable them to reach their potential by breaking down barriers that exist in a hearing world.
We are deaf-led, and 75% of our staff are deaf. We are looking for Trustees who may be deaf* or hearing – who have the skills we need and who want to play a part in leading the charity.
If you have skills and experience in any of the following areas we would love to hear from you.
Legal – especially relating to charity governance
Business Development / Fundraising
Advice Services especially with deaf or disabled groups.
Knowledge of managing IT infrastructure and Office 365
We meet quarterly in Whitechapel, London, on a Wednesday afternoon.
What's in it for you ?
The role of Trustee is not paid, (other than reasonable expenses), but provides the opportunity to operate at Board Level in an organisation with 40 staff and a turnover of over a £1million per year.
To apply: Please apply with your CV, along with a covering message detailing what you can offer to deafPLUS, and your reasons for wanting to join us. Our CEO, Gary, will happily answer any questions you may have and can arrange for and informal chat with our Chair, or one of the other Trustees if you wish.
*By deaf we mean Deaf (BSL or lipreading / oral) deafened or Living with a Hearing Loss. We work across the whole spectrum of people who are deaf, and need Trustees who reflect that wide range, as well as trustees, deaf or hearing, who bring the skills and experience we are looking for. Communication support is provided at all meetings according to the needs of Trustees.