UK - YOUNG TRUSTEE

Closing date:  9am Friday 12th January

Salary: Unpaid; Travel Expenses.

Location: UK

• Are you aged 18-25?
• Are you passionate about the power and potential of young people to lead change?
• Interested in International Development?
• Would like to be a Trustee…..?
• …..of an international agency with a growing reputation…..?
……….then joining the board of Restless Development may be for you.

Young people are most affected by the most persistent problems in the world, yet are frequently overlooked as part of the solution. Our mission is to place young people at the forefront of change and development. Our strength comes from handing over the delivery and management of all of our programmes to young people and young professionals. From the planning to the evaluating, young people demonstrate the power of development led by young people. And at every level in our structure young people are represented; from the boardroom right through to our programmes in Africa and South Asia. We have been working to create change since 1985 and over the past 30 years, our programmes have reached over 7 million young people directly and indirectly.

The Restless Development International Board of Trustees are the ultimate governance body for the organisation, overseeing the organisation’s resources and ultimately responsible for the strategy, operations and financial management of Restless Development. The Trustees serve on a voluntary basis, and meet quarterly in London, serving on at least one Trustees Committee (meeting quarterly) as well as additional meetings when required. We are currently recruiting for a Young Trustee aged between 18 to 25 to join our International Board of Trustees. The purpose to recruit a young Trustee is to bring the experience and voice of youth to our Board of Trustees as well as to be representative of our work and delivery as an organisation. You will be joining a second Young Trustee, which will mean you have a buddy to support you in your role.

To apply for this role, please submit an expression of interest (maximum two pages) outlining why you think you may be suitable for the position of Trustee and an up to date CV to jobs@restlessdevelopment.org stating the following job reference - Young Trustee.

The closing date for this role is 9am Friday 12th January.

Interviews are scheduled to take place for this role at our office in Waterloo, London mid-late January. If you have limited availability, please state this in your expression of interest as this will help us to arrange convenient interview times.

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