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Blog | 04 May 2022

We're looking for a treasurer and new trustees

Do you share our vision of a society in which no woman is held back by a conviction?

We're Working Chance. We help women with convictions to develop the confidence, skills and self-belief they need to overcome any barriers to their employment, find jobs and build careers. If you believe in the power and potential of women, keep reading.

Without Working Chance I would still be hiding away after my prison sentence.

Working Chance client

We're looking for trustees to help set and oversee the strategic direction of our charity. We are a small but ambitious organisation, and our trustees play a vital role in helping us bring about our vision of a society in which no woman is held back by a conviction.

Who we're looking for

At present we have specific skills gaps on our Board and so we are particularly keen to hear from candidates who have professional fundraising experience and/or professional experience of working in the criminal justice system.

We're also looking for a finance professional to be our Treasurer: to provide scrutiny and oversight of our finances.

We’re passionate about ensuring that there’s a strong mix on our Board of Trustees of people with a variety of backgrounds, experiences and skills. We believe that by having a diverse group of people we can collectively make better decisions and better serve our beneficiaries. We are particularly keen to hear from people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds.

To apply

If you're interested in becoming a trustee or our Treasurer, take a look at the recruitment pack which includes details on how to apply.

If you'd like an informal chat about the role, we can arrange a conversation with Natasha Finlayson, our Chief Executive, or Lin Hinnigan, our Chair. Email trusteerecruitment@workingchance.org to set this up.

How to apply

Download the recruitment pack