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Trustee vacancy- Wiltshire Tree House

Our Mission…
At Wiltshire Treehouse, we believe every child and young person should have access to support during
their grieving process. We enable those in our local communities to improve the coping strategies, skills
and confidence needed to better manage daily life.

What are we looking for?
Following a period of growth and development Wiltshire Treehouse are moving into a new phase. We continue to
provide our mission to a high standard but are ready to take the next steps. We seek passionate and dedicated
individuals to join our board of Trustees that will help steer the charity on our journey.

We have a variety of positions available from those with a business/corporate or charitable background. Whilst the
board has a team of dedicated volunteers, we particularly seek the following areas of expertise. (Please note: You do
not need to be able to fulfil all elements within the role to make an application):

Service Delivery Support: Are you an experienced service director, headteacher, charity director or similar from a
private or local authority provider? We seek an experienced and knowledgeable individual to help:
– Line manage Service Director by providing supervision and appraisal within the year.
– Provide guidance to service development and charity growth.
– Working with our directors to assist with service evaluation and quality assurance of the organisation.

IT & Cyber Security: Do you have a passion for computer technology, are you a guru when it comes to applications
or operating systems? We seek a professional individual to support the charity within IT, data protection and to
ensure we are following best practice within cyber security. Can you help us with the following:
– Advice and guidance as to best practice within IT and cyber security.
– IT support, help with managing best set-up of laptops, ad hoc throughout the year.
– Working with our directors to ensure our policy and practice is reflective of current best practice

Practical Considerations: Anyone holding a trustee role must be available to attend meetings at our base in Swindon
or virtually. On success within a role there is the expectation that you will complete training within Safeguarding and
become familiar with the charity and our policies within a 6-month period. Therefore, ability to travel to Swindon
and meet with the team would be of benefit to the successful candidate.

What we can offer: Volunteer opportunities that suit your skills, interests, and the time you can spare. A friendly
supportive environment in which to do very rewarding and much needed work. The chance to develop new skills.
High quality training, both in-house and through our partnership with the national charity Child Bereavement UK and
Child Bereavement Network. The chance to make a real difference to the local children, young people, and families.

If you would like further information on these roles, please contact us at