Trustee- International Development Fundraising

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Trustee- International Development Fundraising

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Trustee- International development fundraising

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Energy is a basic requirement for communities to develop, yet more than 1 billion people worldwide have no access to clean, safe, energy source... Read more

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Trustee- International development fundraising (institutional)

Renewable World is an international charity tackling poverty through renewable energy. We work with local partners in East Africa and South Asia to provide renewable energy systems (e.g. solar and biogas) to remote communities in the developing world. 

The next three years will be both exciting and challenging for the organisation as it plans to significantly scale up its programme to reach a greater number of beneficiaries in vulnerable communities. Our global goal is to enable 100,000 out of poverty by 2022 through the delivery of our renewable energy programme.

Our small staff team is passionate about empowering people to change their lives whilst also addressing environmental threats such as climate change.

There are currently opportunities for a new Trustee to join the nine current Trustees on Renewable World’s Board.  We are particularly seeking candidates with strong expertise and experience in one or more of the following areas, in priority order:

  1. Institutional (or similar) fundraising experience and expertise
  2. International development in the voluntary sector
  3. International programme delivery

All will be suitably qualified, ideally have Board or similar experience, with a proven passion for environmental issues/renewable energy. More information can be found by visiting the About Us section of our website

This role is unpaid and requires an active commitment including quarterly face to face meetings in London plus engagement in the work of board subcommittees (supported predominantly by conference calls) and a willingness to travel to Brighton or other parts of the country on occasion to attend meetings with staff and funders.

Applications close on  Please send a CV with a supporting statement up to 200 words. We will contact you to arrange an interview if you are shortlisted.

The Board is committed to increasing the diversity of its membership and welcomes applications from individuals across all sections of society.

Renewable World is a registered charity (no 1119467) and registered company (no 06005778) in England and Wales

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