Volunteer

Board Trustee

An exciting opportunity to join our Group Board of Trustees and help us deliver our ambitious new strategy to fix the digital divide - for good.

Job details

Location

Hybrid

Salary

N/A

Hours of work

10 to 12 days per year

Contract

Permanent

Closing date

05/10/2022

Who are we?

Good Things Foundation operate in the UK and Australia. We believe in a world where
everyone can benefit from digital and our new strategy has one mission: to Fix The Digital
Divide – for Good. We’re making that a reality by creating a national infrastructure for digital
inclusion and delivering change on a large scale.

Since 2010 we have worked with partners across the globe and helped over 4 million people
improve their lives using digital, including helping them get jobs and improve their health
and wellbeing.

Trustee vacancy

We’ve a brilliant Board of Trustees drawn from across industry, Government and the third
sector. We’d love to hear from you if you’re equally passionate about our mission and
can bring experience to support, challenge and help our executive management team
deliver our ambitious vision and secure the long term sustainability of our dynamic social
enterprise.

We welcome applications from people from all walks of life and backgrounds. We respect
and value differing opinions and perspectives. We are committed to equity, diversity and
inclusion. You don’t have to be an experienced Trustee or Director to apply. There are some skill sets that we’re particularly keen to bring to our board, including experience in delivering digital transformation, corporate fundraising, policy influencing and thought leadership, and procurement and asset management.

In return, you’ll be stretched and stimulated, working as part of our innovative mutual with
our talented and passionate team. This is an opportunity to be part of a groundbreaking
organisation that is working to deliver systemic change. We’re focussed on ensuring that
everyone can be part of our digital society and enjoy the benefits it can bring.

How to apply and recruitment timetable

To apply, please email your CV and a covering letter of no more than 500 words explaining
why you are interested in joining our board and what you would bring indicating the
relevance of your expertise, engagement and networks to: frankie.baxendale@goodthingsfoundation.org.

The closing date for applications is 5th October 2022.

We plan to hold meetings with shortlisted applicants in October 2022 with a view to
appointing new trustees before the end of the year.