Cambridge House is a social action centre in South London that has been fighting poverty and social injustice for more than 130 years

Person specification

Senior-level experience and a passionate commitment to our vision of an inclusive society without poverty.
Essential skills and experience include one or more of the following:

  • Fundraising and corporate sponsorship.
  •  Charity marketing and digital communications.
  • The delivery of frontline services in a community setting.
  • Youth empowerment, disabled people’s empowerment, housing and homelessness and/or services for people living with mental health or mental capacity conditions.
  • Safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults.
  • Management of community assets.

About the role

This rewarding and stimulating role will require a time commitment of around eight days a year including evening attendance at quarterly meetings of the Council of Management and monthly meetings of the Finance Subcommittee.

How to apply

Download the Trustee Recruitment Pack (PDF) that outlines all the details for the process.

Applications must include:

Please email completed applications on or before Monday 6 January 2020 to Karin Woodley:

If you do not hear from us within 14 days of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. We only provide feedback to shortlisted candidates.

Please note

We are particularly keen to ensure that our trustees reflect the diverse nature of the communities in which we work. Applications from disabled people, the LGBTQ+ communities, people from ethnic minority backgrounds, South London residents and people who share lived experience with our service users are very warmly welcomed.