Trustee

Lleoliad: Gwent Wildlife Trust Head Office, Seddon House, Dingestow
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Monmouth, Monmouthshire, NP25 4DY
At this critical point for nature’s recovery, with a new and ambitious strategic plan for the next ten years, we are looking to recruit several new Trustees who share our values and commitment to helping and conserving wildlife, tackling climate change, and bringing wildlife knowledge and access to the people of Gwent.

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If you would like an informal chat to find out more about becoming a Trustee, email the Chair, Alison Willott, on awillott@gwentwildlife.org or ring her on 01600 740 286.

TRUSTEES WANTED FOR GWENT WILDLIFE TRUST

Do you want to use your skills to help nature's recovery? By joining Gwent Wildlife Trust as a Trustee you can have a direct impact on nature’s recovery on your doorstep.

At this critical point for nature’s recovery, with a new and ambitious strategic plan for the next ten years, we are looking to recruit several new Trustees who share our values and commitment to helping and conserving wildlife, tackling climate change, and bringing wildlife knowledge and access to the people of Gwent. 

We are looking for individuals with the following core qualities:

  • A strong commitment to the Vision of the Trust.
  • The ability to think strategically and creatively and to discuss proposals with clear logical thinking.
  • The ability to work effectively in a team with different areas of expertise.
  • Personal and operational integrity.

As well as having these core skills, we are looking for candidates with specific skills, such as:

  • Fundraising / Income Generation experience
  • Financial skills with the ability to scrutinise and interrogate financial statements, reports and balance sheet information.
  • Agricultural experience with knowledge of combining food production with wildlife protection.  Experience of organic agriculture useful.

People with other areas of expertise, such as ecological knowledge, youth work, health and safety, risk registers etc, would also be welcomed.   We would especially welcome applications from younger and BAME applicants, since we are deeply committed to improving the diversity of our Board. 

NEXT STEPS

If you would like an informal chat to find out more about becoming a Trustee, email the Chair, Alison Willott, on awillott@gwentwildlife.org or ring her on 01600 740 286.

After you have filled in the application form, short-listed candidates will be asked to an interview with a couple of trustees and the Trust’s Chief Executive, to talk through the role and answer questions. Given the Covid situation, this interview will almost certainly also be via Zoom.   We hope to complete our recruitment by the end of May.

Come and work for The Wildlife Trusts!