CatalyticAction is looking for three new Trustees to join the board of our growing award-winning charity. We are seeking three passionate Trustees to grow our board and bring the skills we need to lead the Charity in this key phase of its history.
We are looking for a diverse mix of trustees and with the new trustees we hope we can cover most of the below specifications.
Desirable specialised skills (ideally one or more of the following):
We are committed to diversity and inclusion. We particularly encourage applications from women and people from a non-white European background as they are currently under-represented in our board. As a significant proportion of our work is in the Middle East, we encourage applications from people from the region (not necessarily based there).
To apply, please send your CV and a statement explaining your motivations to join CatalyticAction, and the contribution you could make to our work.
Please email your application to email@example.com
The deadline to receive applications is Monday 23 October 2023.
Before applying please check the Charity Commission’s guide “Charity trustee: what’s involved”, to know more about the duties and responsibilities of a charity trustee.
CatalyticAction is a charity that uses design and architecture to empower vulnerable children, young people and their communities. We achieve this through built and research projects delivered using a participatory approach that engages local communities. We work with communities to produce dignified built environments where everyone can take part in the creation of equitable, inclusive and sustainable communities. Through community engagement we build local human capacity that ensures our work has a lasting positive impact.
We are a team of architects, researchers, artists, builders, educators, filmmakers and humanitarians. Our story began in 2014, when we supported refugee children in Lebanon by co-creating safer and stimulating educational spaces.
Today, we continue to work with vulnerable communities to enhance the quality of their built environment and improve people’s wellbeing.
CatalyticAction’s long term objective is that construction projects place the empowerment of local communities at the centre of each decision from ideation to implementation. Our projects have benefited directly more than 8,500 vulnerable children. We achieve this by influencing the approach of world leading NGOs, donor organisations, and governments.
CatalyticAction’s recently published DeCID handbook with UCL is an important step towards this objective. It has been endorsed by UN-Habitat and UNICEF.
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