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CALLING ALL #GIRLDREAMERS!

Part of what we do at GirlDreamer is making sure we create access to opportunity. Whether you want to get involved with us here at GirlDreamer, volunteer, find a job or a Trustee vacancy – here’s the place to know what’s going on and how to get involved!

 

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May 27, 2022

Ancient Feminine Wisdom Course

In collaboration with the incredible Sonya Kaur from ‘The Flame’, we will be bringing her ground-breaking course ‘Ancient Feminine Wisdom’ to you in June for an in-person, two-part series workshop. Taking place all day from 10am – 5pm on June 12th and 19th at our HQ in Birmingham, we will delve into Sonya’s transformational work that focuses on catalysing human potential, by empowering women through ancient feminine wisdom, personal experience and expertise on how to optimise their reproductive and general health and wellbeing through evidence-based holistic practices and indigenous medicine. Please note, this course is usually priced at £300, but this special collaboration means we are able to offer it to our community for FREE. Very limited spaces available.

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July 10, 2022

SOCIAL INNOVATION FELLOWSHIP @ YEAR HERE

Year Here launches, grows and connects the social innovators and social ventures of tomorrow. Excitingly, applications are now open for the 2022/23 Year Here Fellowship, an immersive full-time course in social innovation kicking off on September 12th, 2022. Over one intensive year, you’ll be placed in social institutions where you’ll learn from and build solutions with those on the sharp edge of inequality. You will accelerate your career by receiving business training from experts, meeting people, building contacts, and gaining on-the-ground experience across different sectors. This opportunity is based in London.

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May 31, 2022

YOUTH VOLUNTEERING COORDINATOR @ LONDON WILDLIFE TRUST

London Wildlife Trust (LWT) manages nature reserves across London which greatly benefits the local communities that use these sites. As a Youth Volunteering Coordinator you will deliver Nature Nurtures, a new cross-sector volunteering programme for young people led by LWT with partners: Spread the Word, Black Girls Hike CIC and London Youth. The ideal candidate will love nature and working outdoors and have a passion for inspiring young people to take action for wildlife and the environment. This opportunity is based in London with a salary of £30,961 per annum.

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June 5, 2022

TRUSTEES @ THE CONVERSATION TRUST UK

The Conversation is a not-for-profit educational charity and publisher which delivers news analysis and expert opinion written by academics working with a team of professional editors. The Conversation Trust UK is looking for three new trustees to help guide, oversee, and support The Conversation’s work. As a Trustee, you will work closely with fellow trustees and staff to make important decisions about The Conversation’s operations and strategy and advise and support the team in doing the best work possible. This opportunity can be fulfilled remotely.

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July 11, 2022

CHAIR & TRUSTEES @ ANCIENT TREE FORUM

The Ancient Tree Forum (ATF) is the leading authority on the conservation of ancient and other veteran trees and is the only organisation in England and Wales focusing solely on their protection and sustainability. In an exciting time for the charity, ATF is seeking a Chair and two trustees to strengthen the future of an influential environmental charity. For the role of the chair, candidates will ideally be collegiate leaders with a flexible approach. Trustees will have wider environmental knowledge and experience in the charity sector. This opportunity can be fulfilled remotely.

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June 19, 2022

TRUSTEES @ ST MICHAEL’S FELLOWSHIP

St Michael’s Fellowships aims to secure brighter futures for some of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged children in the UK by working directly with their parents. The ultimate aim of St Michael’s Fellowship is to keep families together. An exciting time to become a trustee, you will help build on the tremendous successes and enviable reputation of the organisation. Trustees must be passionate about making a difference in the lives of vulnerable children and families. This opportunity is based in Streatham.

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June 6, 2022

TRUSTEES @ FRIEDA SCOTT TRUST

The Frieda Scott Charitable Trust was originally established in 1962. As a Trustee, you will be collectively responsible with the rest of the Board of Governance to oversee all of the Trust’s activities including grant decision making, investment management and financial oversight. As a Trustee, you will be expected to make an active contribution to the discussion and decision making of the organisation and will play a significant role in helping support some of the many excellent charitable organisations and social enterprises which underpin and enhance community life.

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June 10, 2022

TRUSTEES @ AFFINITY TRUST

Affinity Trust supports people with learning disabilities and believes that everyone with a learning disability should receive high quality and person-centred support. Now seeking two new Trustees to join its Board, Affinity Trust are particularly interested in people who have experience of social care from a practice perspective and/or commissioning gained from working for local authorities and/or the NHS. Trustees are expected to act in the charity’s best interests and use any specific knowledge or experience they have to help the Board reach sound decisions. This opportunity is based in London.

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June 6, 2022

FINANCE AND AUDIT TRUSTEES @ UWTSD STUDENTS UNION

As an independent student-led charity, UWTSD work with the university to make sure students are being heard. UWTSD speaks up for students, stands up for their rights, and empowers them to make the most of their time at university. UWTSD Students’ Union is looking for a Finance & Audit Trustee to add to its Trustee Board to help guide and oversee the development and performance of the organisation, including chairing the Finance Committee and sharing your financial and/or audit experience with other relevant committees and trustees. This opportunity is based in Swansea, Wales.

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May 30, 2022

TRUSTEES @ PHYLLIS TUCKWELL HOSPICE CARE

Phyllis Tuckwell is an adult hospice offering supportive and end of life care to patients living with an advanced or terminal illness, such as cancer, and to those who love and care for them. An exciting time to join the charity, Phyllis Tuckwell is seeking to attract applications from as wide a range of areas as possible. If you have experience in fundraising, medical, business, legal, accountancy, estates, or other relevant work experience they’d love to hear from you. This opportunity is based in Surrey.

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June 27, 2022

TRUSTEES @ RUSTHALL LODGE HOUSING ASSOCIATION

Rusthall Lodge is an innovative and growing not-for-profit Care Home that is adept at responding to the changing needs of its residents. Looking for new people interested in Social Care, trustees will help improve the lives of residents. As a Board Member, you will help oversee the performance of Rusthall Lodge, enhance decision making and shape the strategic direction and the development of the organisation. This opportunity is based in Rusthall, Kent.

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May 30, 2022

TRUSTEES @ PEOPLES HEALTH TRUST

People’s Health Trust is a charity addressing health inequalities in England, Scotland and Wales. The People’s Health Trust works to ensure that where you live does not reduce the length of your life or the quality of your health. Now looking to recruit a Trustee to join its Board, the ideal candidate will have strong governance and finance skills. Trustees will have particular knowledge and experience of finance and governance at a senior level in a charity or business environment and an interest in social justice. This opportunity can be fulfilled remotely.

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July 1, 2022

TRUSTEES @ PECAN

Pecan is a community charity based in Southwark that provides empowering one-to-one support, coaching, and community activities for people facing multiple barriers. Pecan is looking to recruit trustees that are committed Christians, care about the needs of people in Southwark and have skills in strategic decision-making. As a trustee, you will be responsible for the overall governance and strategic direction of the charity and will develop Pecan’s aims, objectives and goals in accordance with governing documents. This opportunity can be fulfilled remotely.

 

 

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August 29, 2022

TREASURER @ TRAUMA BREAKTHROUGH

Trauma Breakthrough is a Bath-based charity supporting adult survivors of trauma and abuse across the South West. Trauma Breakthrough is looking for a skilled and dedicated person with experience in managing financial affairs in an organisational setting to join its board of trustees. This person will take the role of treasurer for the organisation, and will have a particular focus on helping the senior management team to maintain and strengthen the charity’s financial position. This opportunity can be fulfilled remotely.

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May 27, 2022

TRUSTEES @ PARENTS AND CHILDREN TOGETHER

PACT is a leading independent adoption charity, placing children with secure and loving families and supporting them with specialist therapeutic support. In an exciting phase of growth with ambitious income generation targets to hit, PACT is looking for a new Trustee to join their Board to support this. Ideal candidates will have proven expertise and a background in charity fundraising and/or business development. Candidates will help drive fundraising and income generation strategies forward. This opportunity can be fulfilled remotely.

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May 28, 2022

FUNDRAISER TRUSTEE @ ANGEL SHED THEATRE

Angel Shed is an inclusive children’s theatre group with the objective to provide every child and young person the opportunity to participate in the performing arts. Looking to build on its continued success, Angel Shed is seeking someone who can bring innovative ideas to help raise more funds in the most effective way possible. As a Fundraiser Trustee, you will have extensive fundraising skills and experience in the charity sector, in generating new sources of income and in building financial sustainability. This opportunity can be fulfilled remotely.

 

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July 19, 2022

TRUSTEES @ MILESTONE TRUST

Milestones Trust is a charitable organisation with a 36-year history of offering safe, person-centred support to people with learning disabilities and enduring mental health needs. Trustees for Milestone Trust are talented and committed people who shape the organisation’s direction as a new strategy is developed and implemented. Milestone Trust is particularly interested in hearing from candidates with a background of working in the property sector and from people with lived experience of using social care. Those with commercial experience and financial knowledge are also welcome. This opportunity can be fulfilled remotely.

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May 27, 2022

TRUSTEES @ EAST END WOMEN’S MUSEUM

The East End Women’s Museum is a small charity that researches, shares and celebrates stories of East London women. Striving to create welcoming, relevant and inclusive experiences, The East End Women’s Museum is looking to grow its Board of Trustees. Trustees will be passionate about putting women’s voices centre stage and will have experience in either finance, HR, safeguarding or museum practice. The East End Women’s Museum would love to hear from you if you could see yourself supporting them, through guidance, advocacy and decision-making.

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May 29, 2022

TRUSTEES @ TAX HELP FOR OLDER PEOPLE

Tax Help for Older People supports and advises vulnerable older people on low incomes struggling with tax and pension issues. Offering free, independent, expert advice that is accessible, Tax Help for Older People is looking to recruit two trustees. Trustees will focus on the needs of older people, support fundraising and income generation efforts and contribute knowledge of the sector to enhance the charity’s future strategy. This opportunity can be fulfilled remotely.

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May 25, 2022

TRUSTEES @ IMPERIAL COLLEGE UNION

Imperial College Union is an inclusive membership charity with a core purpose to represent, support and empower all 20,000 students studying at Imperial College London. This is an incredibly exciting time to join Imperial College Union. Trustees will join the Board responsible for the strategic direction of the charity and will get the opportunity to work in close partnership with student representatives, many of whom are just embarking on their leadership journey. This opportunity is based in London.

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May 13, 2022

CHAIR @ DRIVE

The Drive Partnership is a partnership that develops new approaches for responding to those that cause harm in the context of intimate partner and familial domestic abuse. The Drive Partnership is looking for a Chair to join the Project Board, and work to steer their ground-breaking partnership as they prepare to develop their strategic plans and ambitious fundraising targets for 2023-2026. This will be a crucial role, with an independent focus. This opportunity can be fulfilled remotely.

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