Top job! Trustees

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 25th January 2019


  • Advertised from 9th January 2019

Role

Zero Tolerance is seeking to recruit enthusiastic, committed and skilled trustees to our board. We are looking for people with a range of experiences and expertise to join the board, including someone with the skills and interest in becoming our Treasurer.

About us

Zero Tolerance’s vision is of a world without men’s violence against women, in which women enjoy full gender equality and all human rights are upheld. We work to tackle the root cause of male violence against women - women’s inequality - and promote a primary prevention approach to challenging the attitudes, values and structures that sustain inequality and abuse.

This voluntary position is an exciting opportunity to work with an established and vibrant charity and make a real difference to our work to challenge violence against women and gender inequality.

For further information about Zero Tolerance see zerotolerance.org.uk/about

About you

We welcome applications from anyone who shares our vision and is willing to work in accordance with our values to achieve it.

At Zero Tolerance, we are committed to living our values of equality, diversity and inclusion. Zero Tolerance is a national organisation and we need our board to reflect the diversity of people across Scotland. We aim to do all we can to remove barriers to being a board member. In addition to making our interviews accessible, we are happy to organise and pay for travel in advance. We will also reimburse you for professional childcare required in order to attend. If you have any queries or concerns, please get in touch with us.

Time commitment

The Zero Tolerance board meets quarterly and currently these meetings take place at our office premises in central Edinburgh.

We are open to reviewing the timing and location of meetings to encourage involvement from people who live outwith Edinburgh, and to considering other ways to increase the accessibility of board meetings.

You should be able to commit at least four hours on average per month to your work as a board member. This will include board and sub-group meetings, attending events, reading and writing papers and involvement in discussions by email and telephone.

Application notes

For an application pack please go to zerotolerance.org.uk/about-vacancies

Please let us know if you need the application pack in a different accessible format.

For an informal chat please feel free to contact our chair, Jude Henderson on chair@zerotolerance.org.uk

The closing date for applications is 1pm Friday 25 January 2019

Interviews will take place on Thursday 7 February 2019 in central Edinburgh.

Zero Tolerance is a SCIO and is a charity registered in Scotland, SCO23484


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