Vacancy for a Trustee at Ealing Law Centre-Deadline 11 February 2022

Jan 13, 2022

Join Ealing Law Centre as a trustee!

We are looking for people who share our values and vision.

Ealing Law Centre is an award-winning Law Centre based at Hanwell Community Library. Ealing Law Centre exists to tackle unmet legal need. Its principal activity is the provision of legal advice and assistance to people in need -mainly, those living or working in the London Borough of Ealing. We have recently co-located with Hanwell Community Library and are entering an exciting stage of our development.

Trustees are responsible for helping set strategic direction, managing risk and scrutinising work, policies and finances, working alongside our incredible staff team. We are looking to appoint additional Trustees to join our team. https://www.gov.uk/guidance/charity-trustee-whats-involved

This is a rewarding voluntary role.

Who we are looking for:

You do not need to have previous experience of being a trustee as mentoring will be provided. We are particularly looking for people with one or more of the following skills and experience:

– Understanding of finances, especially charity accounting and /or legal aid.

– Local connections within other community groups or organisations within the London Borough of Ealing.

– Knowledge of Immigration law

– Communications, marketing and IT

– Commitment to the organisation and ability to work as part of the team.

We would also welcome applications from people with one or more of the following skills and experience:

* Human resources

  • Grant making

Minimum time commitment required

  • Board meetings x 4 per year – up to 2 hours plus reading material ahead of time
  • AGM
  • Strategy day

 

* Contact us

If you are interested in the idea of being a trustee but want to know a little more, we will be more than happy to chat with you. We particularly encourage applicants from under-represented groups and those with lived experience of our service.

Please contact vfewkes@ealinglaw.org.uk for more information and an application form.

The closing date for applications is 11 February 2022

You can find out more about the work of the law centre at www.ealinglawcentre.org.uk

We look forward to hearing from you!

 

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