JustRight Scotland
JustRight Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC047818

JustRight Scotland was established by an experienced group of human rights lawyers, working towards a new model of Collaborative Social Justice. We have 40 years’ experience between us of developing and implementing projects, legal services, legal education and research and policy work within the justice and human rights sector within Scotland and further afield.

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Top job! Board Members

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Meetings in central Glasgow and central Edinburgh
  • Closing 22nd August 2019

JustRight Scotland is excited to announce that we are seeking to appoint at least three skilled and committed members of our Board of Trustees to help us to grow and develop.

Who are JustRight Scotland?

JustRight Scotland was established by an experienced group of human rights lawyers, working towards a new model of collaborative social justice. We help others use the law to achieve social change, and have already established successful projects advancing women’s rights, supporting migrants and assisting victims of trafficking.

Visit our website to discover more: justrightscotland.org.uk

The role of Trustee

You will help us shape the future of our innovative charity. This important role involves sharing responsibility for JRS’ governance and strategy and ensuring the charity is administered effectively and in accordance with law.

For more information visit: oscr.org.uk/guidance-and-forms/guidance-and-good-practice-for-charity-trustees.

This is a voluntary role, but has great scope for personal development. Reasonable travel expenses will be reimbursed.

Your skills and experience

Essential criteria: Demonstrable skills in strategic oversight, development and team working. Eligible to become a charity trustee under Charity law. PVG check required.

Desirable criteria: Background in any of the following, whether in the public, private or charity sector would be helpful contributions to a diverse Board: policy, strategy, communications, administration, finance, audit and risk, fundraising, and IT and digital strategy. Ability to understand basic accounts and finance or willingness to learn (training will be provided). Lived experience in any of our areas of work.

JRS is an organisation committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all.

Expected commitment

Number of position: At least 3

Term of appointment: 3 years, renewable

Location: Meetings in central Glasgow and central Edinburgh

Time commitment: Around 8 days per year comprising; attendance at meetings (weekday evenings and Saturdays), subject to the needs of the organisation, and reasonable email correspondence and preparation for meetings.