Remote
Unpaid role, expenses paid
Voluntary, 4 hours per month
Actively Interviewing
Job description

 

Are human rights in childbirth, dismantling racial-gendered health inequalities and reproductive health justice important to you? Are you passionate about respectful care during pregnancy and birth?

If so, we’d love to hear from you!

About White Ribbon Alliance UK

White Ribbon Alliance (WRA) is a global advocacy movement for reproductive, maternal and new-born health and rights.

In the UK our work is also concerned with respectful maternity care and the rights of women and girls and their families in relation to their dignity, justice and equity.

Now is an exciting time to be joining WRA as we are active in several influential campaigns and programmes both in the UK and alongside our colleagues internationally.

ABOUT THE ROLE

WRA are seeking new trustees to support our important work. Our organisation is led by its board of trustees, who are responsible for the governance and strategic direction of WRA. We are particularly interested in hearing from individuals, who are committed to our aims, with competence and interest in governance, campaigning and policy development, fundraising, finance or media and communications.

We are looking for trustees to fill the following vacancies::

  • Chair
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer/Finance/Income
  • Media & digital  Lead
  • Legal (Charity Law/Compliance)
  • Policy (Safeguarding Lead, Data/GDPR)

We are looking for Trustees who have:

  • A commitment to reproductive, maternal and newborn health and rights
  • Strategic vision
  • An ability to think creatively
  • A willingness to speak their mind
  • An understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of trusteeship
  • An ability to work effectively as a member of a team and to take decisions for the good of WRA

COMMITMENT:

  • You will be expected to attend a minimum of 4 board meetings per year
  • You will be expected to attend in person board development sessions
  • You will be expected to support WRA to achieve its charitable aims
  • You will be expected to support the growth and development of WRA by bringing your expertise to the board of trustees
  • This role is unremunerated but reasonable out of pocket travel expenses will be reimbursed.

BENEFITS:

  • Cultivate and enhance your existing skills and expertise within a leading charity that specialises in reproductive, maternal and newborn health and rights
  • Gain leadership experience in the third sector
  • Accrue strategic experience- develop and hone your critical thinking analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Be a part of an expanding and influential network of experts in reproductive, maternal and newborn health rights
  • Gain new opportunities for professional development
  • Pay forward your skills & expertise to benefit others

HOW TO APPLY

To apply to be a Trustee of WRA, please provide the following:

  • A letter of interest explaining your motivation for applying, your interest in the role and how you meet the requirements for the position of Trustee. This should be a maximum 2 sides of A4, minimum font size 10 point.
  • An up-to-date CV
  • Please submit your application via Charity Jobs

 

We look forward to hearing from you!

All staff, volunteers and trustees will be expected to undergo a DBS check

CLOSING DATE: 7th September 2022

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE GET IN TOUCH

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Application Instructions

All applicants must submit both a CV and Covering Letter. Informal conversations are welcomed and you can reach the Movement Director Kay King to arrange a conversation about the role.

Refreshed on: 06 August 2022
Closing date: 07 September 2022 at 23:59
Job ref: WRA Board 2022
Tags: Business Development, Governance

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