We are currently recruiting a new Treasurer to our Board. This is a fantastic opportunity for a passionate and innovative applicant to support a small yet dynamic charity and make a lasting difference to the lives of those affected by alopecia. 

Our Trustee Board meets 4 times a year (two face-to-face meetings and two virtual meetings). Face-to-face meetings tend to be held on Saturdays from approximately 11am-4pm. Virtual meetings tend to be held midweek from approximately 6.30pm-8.30pm. 

Trustees serve for a period of three years, with some Trustees serving for more than one term. This is a volunteer position. Out-of-pocket expenses are payable. 

Our Treasurer is the trustee who oversees the monitoring of the charity’s finances alongside the Board Chair and Charity CEO, reporting regularly to the board and ensuring the bookkeeping, record keeping, and budgeting are done properly.

Our Treasurer should have the following skills and attributes:

  • A commitment to the charity’s mission to improve the lives of those affected by alopecia
  • A willingness to devote the necessary time and effort
  • Possesses relevant financial qualifications and experience, including knowledge of charity finance and accounting for charitable funds
  • Experience in governance and administration
  • Possesses strategic vision, good independent judgement, and the ability to think creatively
  • Understands and accepts the legal duties, responsibilities, and liabilities of trusteeship
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Understanding of sensitivities relating to confidential information
  • An ability to work effectively as a member of a team
  • A commitment to Nolan’s seven principles of public life: selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty and leadership
  •       Ability to work collaboratively and establish credibility with the charity's trustees
Our current Treasurer Lucy has written a blog piece to explain a bit more about the role and what she has got from it. Read Lucy's words here

If you are interested in applying to be a Trustee, and becoming part of a charity working to improve the lives of those affected by alopecia, you can find our full recruitment pack here.