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  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 5th May 2023

  • Advertised from 28th March 2023


Are you passionate about supporting the Armed Forces Community? Now is the perfect time to join Forces Children Scotland as a Trustee!

Our new three-year strategy sets out a clear vision to become the sector-leading charity enabling children & young people from armed forces and veteran families to realise their potential and thrive across Scotland.

Contribute your knowledge, skills, and experiences.

Have your say to ensure the charity is governed effectively and appropriate staff are in place to manage day-to-day operations, as well as ensure regulatory and statutory requirements are met to realise our vision.

Ensure co-production is at the heart of everything we do.

Bring your passion and creativity to work directly with children, young people, staff, and strategic partners, to co-produce impactful projects, services, and campaigns which support over 12,500 children and young people across Scotland.

With over two hundred years of experience supporting children and young people, join the force for good to write the next chapter in our proud history.

About Forces Children Scotland

Forces Children Scotland supports children & young people from armed forces and veteran families to realise their potential and thrive in many different ways.

Co-production of services and projects to overcome unique challenges to mental health and wellbeing, education and learning and much more. Life-changing experiences which develop new skills, build confidence and forge new friendships through a sense of belonging and shared experience.

Impactful campaigns which amplify lived experience, transform attitudes and make big changes. Provision of financial assistance responding when it matters most to overcome financial hardship and to help others to dream big and pursue positive futures.

Application notes

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 05 May 2023.

For an informal discussion, please contact Suzanne Wilson, Chairperson, on 07841 575592.

Please return completed applications to Karen Smith, via email: