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Trustee - The Scout Association

Organisation: The Scout Association
Reference: Trustee, Safeguarding Lead
Vacancy Type: Trustee
Deadline: 26th April 2019
Region: London

Vacancy Details

We are particularly looking for a Trustee to contribute their skills and experience in the area of Safeguarding and to Chair the Safeguarding Committee.

Main Responsibilities

To take part in formulating and regularly reviewing the strategic aims of the organisation, and in providing direction for its ongoing development, in accordance with the Bye Laws.

Provide support as the Board's safeguarding focused Trustee contributing specialist skills,
experience and knowledge as required.

With other Trustees, to ensure that the policy and practices of the Association are in keeping with its aims.

With other Trustees, to exercise effective control, ensuring that the Association functions within the legal and financial requirements of a charitable organisation and strives to achieve best practice

With other Trustees, to fulfil all other duties as laid out by law and in accordance with the Bye Laws.

To chair the Safeguarding Committee which reports directly to the Board. This committee is responsible for the strategic oversight and challenge to the organisation on the discharge of its safeguarding responsibilities.

How to apply: Please contact the governance team ( for a recruitment pack.

Advert Start Date: 22nd March 2019
Contact Telephone Number: 02084337261
Contact Name: Lisa McDonald
Contact E-mail:

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