Trustees for Refuge

Job Title: Trustees for Refuge
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Unknown
Salary: expenses only
Reference: TU5597
Contact Name: Melissa Baxter
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 04, 2018 16:06

Job Description

The Organisation

Trustees Unlimited are delighted to be supporting Refuge with their search for several excellent individuals to join their Board of Trustees.

Refuge is committed to a world where domestic violence and violence against women and girls is not tolerated and where women and children can live in safety. It works tirelessly with government and the private sector to ensure that it has an effective national strategy aimed at highlighting this problem and its solutions.

The Role

The Board of Trustees are jointly and severally responsible for the overall governance and strategic direction of Refuge, its financial health, the probity of its activities and developing the organisation’s aims, objectives and goals in accordance with their agreed strategy, legal and regulatory guidelines.


The Person

Individuals will have the personal credibility, skills and strategic outlook to be an effective member of a high calibre, forward-thinking board. They will have the proven ability to work effectively as part of a team while contributing an independent perspective, an understanding of women’s issues and a commitment to Refuge’s philosophy, vision and values.

In particular, individuals should have a track record of achievement in one of the following fields: commercial business management; public service (senior level experience of central government; local government; housing; social policy; commissioning; and/or police service); digital; marketing/communications; hotel/residential operations; fundraising; HR


For more information and to apply, and to find detais of the recruitment timetable please visit the Trustees Unlimited website.