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Trustee for Cheshire Wildlife Trust

Location: Chester Area

Date Posted: 02/04/2019

Closing Date: 24/05/2019

Job Description

Your Wildlife Trust needs you!

CWT is currently recruiting new Trustees to join its governing board during 2019.

Are you passionate about wildlife? Do you have the vision and the connections to us drive forward our ambition to give wildlife more space to thrive for local people to enjoy and value? Then we need to hear from you!

Cheshire Wildlife Trust is governed by a Board of up to 16 trustees. As Board members, Trustees hold collective responsibility for the charity’s strategic direction and governance.  Positions are voluntary with a minimum commitment of four meetings per year.  Once elected at an AGM, Trustees can serve a maximum of two terms of four years and a third term as the Chair of the Board or a committee (NB terms of office are currently under review).

We are currently seeking candidates with skills in one or more of the following areas:

  • Governance & leadership
  • Conservation/ ecology/ sustainable land management
  • Legal matters and/or land agency
  • Health & Safety
  • Sales & Marketing or business management
  • HR
  • Community engagement/ Education

We are looking for Trustees who can bring with them the skills and dedication needed to help us continue to look after local wildlife and help people care for and connect with nature.

We are open to applicants from the private, public and voluntary sectors, those seeking their first Trustee role and more experienced Trustees or non-executive directors.  We wish to increase the diversity of our Board and so attributes such as age, ethnicity, gender, background and geographical area are also taken into account during trustee recruitment to try to ensure a balanced and representative board.

If you are interested in becoming a Trustee, you can download further information from our website.

The closing date for applications is 24th May 2019.

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