Vacancy: Trustees

September 29, 2023


The Cleft Lip & Palate Association (CLAPA) are looking for two volunteer Trustees to join our Board.

  • Chair of Trustees
  • HR Trustee

The Board of Trustees is responsible for the overall governance and strategic direction of the charity, developing the CLAPA’s aims, objectives and goals in accordance with the governing document, legal and regulatory guidelines.

CLAPA is a small charity supporting people born with a cleft and their families in the UK. We bring together people affected by cleft to help them connect with others who share their experiences, welcoming them into a supportive community for life. Learn more about what we do.

Role Description:

The Board is looking for two new Trustees who are aligned with the ethos of the charity and would enjoy the opportunity to contribute their expertise to provide robust and dynamic governance to ensure we achieve our ambitions and remain financially solvent. Learn more about the role of Trustees in charities.

In the role of Trustee, you will help inspire, set and maintain the charity’s vision, mission and values, as well as develop the strategy, and ensure compliance and accountability for finances, legal and governmental obligations. Previous experience in a Trustee role is not essential as a full induction will be provided.

Taking on the role of a Trustee is a significant undertaking. An appropriate time commitment will be required for the preparatory work required in between meetings as well as attendance at the meetings.

Please return your application by Friday 20th October 2023

Please see the pack below for a full role description:

Chair of Trustees Recruitment Pack

HR Trustee Recruitment Pack

To apply for this role, please read the recruitment pack above in full and apply using the following application form:

Trustee Application Form

Contact CLAPA Chief Executive Claire Cunniffe at [email protected] if you have any questions about the role or the application process.

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