We currently have four Trustee vacancies:

  • 3x Trustee
  • 1x Lead Trustee for Business Development and Marketing

To be considered for the role of Trustee you must demonstrate that you:

  • have the capability to operate effectively at a strategic level;
  • will commit the necessary time to undertake the Trustee role; and
  • have the passion and commitment to become a member of our Trustee Board

If you are applying for the Business Development and Marketing Lead Trustee role, please refer to both the role description for the lead role and the Trustee role within our Application Pack.

Closing date for this position is 25 August 2021.

Application Pack

How to apply

Please submit your CV to us, covering no more than two sides of A4 and including how you meet the requirements of the role and person specification. You should also submit an introductory letter stating why you are interested in both the role and the Fire Fighters Charity. Please send both to companysecretary@firefighterscharity.org.uk

Please indicate on your introductory letter which trustee role you are applying for. If you are applying for any of the Lead Trustee roles, please refer to both the role description for the relevant lead role and the Trustee role.

Equal opportunities

In order to assess the success of our Equal Opportunities in Employment Policy please complete our Recruitment Monitoring Form.  All information will be treated in confidence and will not be seen by anyone directly involved in the appointment to these roles.

Equal opportunities form

Selection process

Applications will be shortlisted using the role description criteria. Those shortlisted will be invited to attend a virtual interview on either, 6 September 2021, or 7 September 2021.

Trustee roles are voluntary; out of pocket expenses are reimbursed.

The Fire Fighters Charity meets the requirements in respect of exempted questions under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and as listed in the Police Act 1997 (Criminal Records) Regulations 2002.

The voluntary position you are applying for is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) check.

Further information about becoming a Trustee can be found on the Charity Commission website www.charitycommission.gov.uk.

Data Protection Act 2018

Information provided by you as part of your application will be used in the recruitment process.  Any data about you will be held securely with access restricted to those directly involved in dealing with your application and in the recruitment process. Once this process is completed the data relating to unsuccessful applicants will be stored for a maximum of 1 year and then confidentially destroyed.

If you are successful, your application form will be retained and form the basis of your personal record. Information provided by you in the Recruitment Monitoring Form will be used to monitor The Fire Fighters Charity’s policy on equal opportunities in employment.

Please see our privacy policy for further information.

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