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Yorkshire Wildlife Trust
Description of the role:

We are looking for new Trustees to join our Board in October. We are looking for individuals who share our vision of creating a Yorkshire rich in wildlife, making Yorkshire that little bit wilder and bringing people closer to nature.

“Our Trustees have a key leadership role at Yorkshire Wildlife Trust, setting the direction of the organisation and helping us achieve our aims. Becoming a trustee means taking on a voluntary role using your skills to support and guide the charity to achieve agreed vision and goals,”
Jo Webb,
Chair of Trustees.

You can expect to commit around 5 hours a month to Trust affairs, preparing for and attending meetings. The role can be demanding at times but deeply rewarding and you will be part of a friendly, energetic team. As a new Trustee you will receive support through Trustee induction meetings, training, and peer to peer mentoring to help you in your role.

Skills and qualities needed for the role:

No previous expereince is required for this role. If this is your first time being a Trustee, you will be fully supported and guided for you to perform in your role.

Practical information:

You will be required to commit to 5hrs a month and attend meetings. These meetings will be held at our York office, but also at other offices and sites across Yorkshire. Therefore you will need to be able to travel for this role.


Additional Information
DBS check needed: No
Driving licence needed: Yes
Car owner: No
Open to: Over 18s
Is this role wheelchair accessible?: Yes
1 St George's Place
North Yorkshire
YO24 1GN
Last updated: 06.07.2022
Organisation Information

Working for a Yorkshire rich in wildlife, valued and enjoyed by people. Our nature reserves provide a much needed sanctuary for Yorkshire's wildlife. We want people to rediscover and reconnect with nature around them, whether you like an afternoon river walk or a picnic in the forest, bird watching, butterfly spotting or finding that elusive orchid. Volunteers enable us to manage great swathes of Yorkshire's wild places, run projects that safeguard habitats and species for future generations and educate young and old about the wildlife around them.

Charity number: 210807