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Trustee for Vegans Against World Hunger (VAWH)

Location: London

Date Posted: 10/09/2019

Closing Date: 05/12/2019

Job Description

Vegans Against World Hunger (VAWH) is a new charity that seeks to prevent and relieve human hunger, starvation and undernourishment both in the UK and Worldwide without harming non-human animals, by raising money for, and raising awareness of, vegan hunger relief projects. We also seek to raise awareness of the positive effects of veganism on global food security, the environment, human health and alleviating animal suffering.

We are now seeking a number of new trustees to help us move forward. Our trustees are responsible for controlling the administration and management of the charity. Trustee board meetings are held four times a year, currently in London.

To be considered for this role you must be committed to VAWH’s values, vision and mission. We particularly welcome applicants who have previous trustee experience or expertise in one of the following areas: international development, charity governance, law, finance or income generation. Successful applicants will have a high level of personal integrity, be able to demonstrate good, independent judgement and decision-making skills and have the ability to understand and accept the legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of trusteeship.

To be considered for this role you must be a committed vegan, as an equal opportunities organisation our aim is for our board of trustees to reflect the local and global community in all other respects.

For full details of the duties, responsibilities and requirements of the trustee role, please see the attached Role Description and Person Specification.

To apply for this voluntary, unpaid role please submit your CV via ‘Apply with CharityJob’ along with a covering letter, of no more than two A4 pages, outlining why you are interested and how you meet the requirements of the role.

There is no closing date and the role will stay open until we have recruited the right people. However, we aim to hold the first round of interviews in early October, therefore if you are interested in applying please do so as soon as possible.

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