Together Trustee vacancies 2017

Date: 8th August 2017
Category: Policies & procedures

Together is holding its next AGM on 26th September 2017 and are seeking to appoint two new Trustees to join the Board by this time.

In order to apply to become a Together Trustee, you must complete a Trustee Nomination Form and send it with an Expression of Interest (up to 150 words) and a Biography (up to 300 words) to by the 18th September.

Trustees are expected to:

- Contribute to the strategic direction of Together;
- Champion Together through their networks and contacts;
- Ensure the highest standards of integrity and good governance.

Membership of the Board is by election through Together's voting members, who have paid the full annual fee for 2016. Trusteeship lasts for a period of 3 years, after which it can be renewed for one further term, to a total of 6 years. The position of Board member is unpaid. Reasonable expenses incurred in the pursuit of Board business will be covered.


We are looking for two additional board members, ideally with expertise in one or more of the following areas:

- Fundraising;
- Human resources and training;
- IT and data management;
- Equality and diversity mainstreaming;
- Participation;

However, we also warmly welcome applications from individuals with a range of experience in other areas that help broaden Together's strategic capability and vision.


The Together Board meets at least four times annually. Meetings are held in Rosebery House at Haymarket, Edinburgh. All staff members, including the Director, are invited to attend each meeting.

In addition to membership of the Board, Trustees may be invited to join working groups or sub-committees on issues such as finance and strategy.