Department: Board of Trustees
Location: SPANA head office, London / Remote working
Hours of work: Trustees are expected to attend all board meetings. Board meetings are held five times a year during normal office hours. One meeting each year is allotted to strategic planning. The other three meetings last approximately two hours each and are usually held at SPANA’s head office in London, or via Microsoft Teams.
Overall purpose of the role: SPANA is currently recruiting three Trustees who, as part of the SPANA Board of Trustees, will ensure that the charity is effectively and efficiently managed and will act with an understanding of the Governance role of charitable Trustees. For more details, read the full role description.
All trustees are expected to use their specific knowledge and experience to help reach sound decisions and provide advice and guidance. SPANA is particularly interested in individuals that could bring skills in any of the following areas:
- Marketing, Communications, Fundraising, Events
- Veterinary medicine or knowledge
- Education – specifically with community groups
- Charity Legal expertise
- HR expertise
As a Trustee for SPANA you may have the opportunity to visit our centres overseas and see our work first-hand.
If you are interested in finding out more and/or applying, please contact Faye Pook at [email protected]
SPANA values diversity and we’re committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone is able to be themselves and can reach their full potential. We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and cultures and believe that a diverse workforce will help us to end pain and suffering for working animals across the world. Should you need any adjustments to the recruitment process, at either application or interview, please contact us on [email protected]
We ask that all applicants complete a Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form (all data is stored anonymously and destroyed six months after application), so that we can continue to provide a fair and equal recruitment process.