Trustees

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 31st October 2023


  • Advertised from 19th September 2023

Role

Are you passionate about young people and wellbeing?

The Junction is an award-winning charity that takes a holistic approach towards young people’s health and well-being. Our vision is for all young people to achieve their full potential.

We work with 12-21 year olds in North-East Edinburgh offering one-to-one support, counselling and creative projects to support their wellbeing by helping them explore their life choices.

Trustee opportunities

We are looking for committed individuals to join our Board of Trustees. This is an incredible opportunity to make a difference with The Junction and build your skills. We are currently recruiting for Trustees to join our board from January 2024, with a particular interest in candidates with experience of the charitable sector. We are looking for candidates with Trustee/Board experience, who are committed to our values and in supporting young people in the community, with an understanding of the issues affecting them as well as the opportunities and challenges of the third sector landscape.

The most important attributes of trustees joining us include a willingness to ask questions, share our values of equality, transparency and community as well as their time commitment to the role. If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.

Role responsibilities

Duties/tasks for the year include:

  • Attend 4 board meetings a year (quarterly)
  • Attend or dial-in to 4 informal meetings with board members
  • Contribute to a sub-groups that meets roughly 4 times - a team of staff and board members
  • Attend 2 Development Days with staff and/or trustees (usually but not always a Saturday in Spring and Autumn)

Application notes

If you are open to a new opportunity, looking to contribute to a community and to develop your skills please submit an expression of interest to sophie.ewen@the-junction.org who will confirm next steps for applying.

For more information, visit the-junction.org