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We're recruiting Trustees

Thank you for your interest in joining our board of trustees. As a volunteer board member, you will have the opportunity to shape an organisation which makes a real difference to women's lives, and be part of an enthusiastic and dedicated group of staff and trustees committed to the Centre's mission. We are committed to ensuring that our board represents the diversity of the women that use our services and warmly welcome applications from all parts of our local community.  

 

We celebrated our 30th anniversary in 2019 and have grown over the years into an established charity serving Watford and the surrounding areas, providing education and training; employability advice; counselling; personal development; and support for women experiencing domestic abuse. The board is focusing on ensuring our financial sustainability and delivering high-quality services which meet the needs of our beneficiaries both now and for the future. 

 

Desirable skills 

We are looking in particular for applicants with experience in HR, management accounting, property management or with small business development / social enterprise / entrepreneurial skills. Our current Chair of trustees will step down in November 2021, and we welcome applications from candidates who might have the relevant skills to become Chair.  We will also consider applications from women with other relevant skills. 

 

What we offer

Full support will be available including a comprehensive induction plan and support for further development. Our Trustees tell us their board role has given them:

 

 

To find out more 

Please email the lead trustee for governance, Catherine Tyack at catherine.tyack@watfordwomenscentre.org.uk with any questions, or for a trustee application pack. 

 

“Being a trustee of Watford Women's Centre is enormously rewarding, both professionally and personally. The Charity's governance and leadership approach is ambitious and determined, based around a deep commitment to placing women's needs at the heart of the organisation. The work we undertake and the outcomes we achieve are important and meaningful, to individual women and to our society as a whole”. 

Suzannah Trivedi, Trustee


We're recruiting Trustees 

Hear the personal experiences of our Trustees about what it means to them to be part of our Charity. Click here