"The serious efforts, which charities seem to be making to measure their impact, qualitatively, quantitatively and longitudinally, came through strongly in the submissions. Another pleasing thread that trickled through the shortlisted submissions was the preparedness of some charities to exhibit a little bit of boldness."
The UK’s leading organisation for new music is looking for an exceptional candidate to join our dynamic Board of Trustees. We seek candidates passionate about contemporary culture and willing to provide support and challenge to the Chair and Chief Executive to ensure that Sound and Music achieves its ambitions in encouraging creativity, cohesion, innovation and new ideas through new music and sound. In particular you will support us in shaping Sound and Music’s strategy for 2022 and beyond.
The Legal Education Foundation (TLEF) believes that the law plays an essential part in supporting civil society, economic development and democracy. Our vision is of a society where everyone understands the role and value of the law and has the capability and opportunity to use it to ensure their rights, and to fulfil the obligations that accompany these rights.
Camphill Village Trust is a leading, long established and progressive UK charity supporting adults with learning disabilities and autism, mental health problems and other complex support needs.
The Trust has been through significant changes in recent years and we are seeking a new Trustee to join our progressive Board and help us further strengthen our governance and deliver our recently refreshed strategy.
Newground Together, a Charity based in the North of England, is seeking to recruit for three voluntary posts. There are vacancies for two Trustees to join The Charity Board and also for a non-executive Board Member for its wholly owned Community Interest Company (Newground CIC).
Showroom Workstation is a charity consisting of a four-screen independent cinema, creative industries managed workspace centre and a café/bar. The Showroom cinema shows a wide range of films including independent, foreign-language, archive and documentaries.
This is an exciting time to be joining Sightsavers and as Content Producer, you will play a crucial role in raising the profile and awareness of Sightsavers’ eye health and disability and wider social inclusion policy as well as programmatic work and research to a diverse range of audiences. You will support the development of on and offline communication products while engaging with a range of teams and disciplines across the organisation.
Starfish Asia is a British based charity, with an annual turnover of £500k. We are looking for a Chief Operating Officer, with a view to becoming the CEO, to take the charity forward. The charity's aim is primarily to support schools in poor Christian communities in Pakistan, working in conjunction with local partners.
The Sir Richard Stapley Educational Trust provides hardship grants to mature students of proven academic merit and in financial need studying in the UK. The Trustees are seeking a part-time administrator to take over responsibility for all aspects of the day-to-day management of the Trust. Previous experience, ideally in the charity and/or education sectors, and a good understanding of charity regulations and finance is essential.
Ben Uri is a registered charity and operates within the art museum sector. It focuses on the following core areas: 1] BURU – Ben Uri Research Unit recording the Jewish and immigrant contribution to British visual culture since 1900. 2] Exhibitions on site, online and touring 3] The Ben Uri Collection 4] BUAD – Ben Uri Arts and Dementia Institute which is charged with
developing fully researched, accredited art interventions for the elderly living at risk of, or with, dementia.
A new ten-step guide has been launched to help small to medium charities with their theory of change.
The guide, launched by NPC, is aimed at small charities with no prior experience of theory of change, and those that want to refresh their understanding and look at their theory of change in a different way.
“I have a real problem with the continued focus on trust, driven by what the public say they want and how much they say they trust charities in any given moment. It assumes that what the public wants is in the public interest and will deliver public benefit. It assumes that if we are not trusted it is because we are not trustworthy.”
Charities need to ensure they have good systems in place for responding to requests from members of the public wishing to cease contact, the Fundraising Regulator has warned.
Speaking at the Voluntary Data Conference in London today, the regulator’s chief executive Gerald Oppenheim said around a fifth of all complaints to the regulator between 2017-18 were in relation to how supporter data is managed.
UK NGO Network, Bond, has launched a new apprenticeship scheme to encourage greater diversity across international development charities.
The scheme, which has been developed in partnership with tech start-up WhiteHat, will allow NGOs to run apprenticeships and will have a dual focus on increasing diversity across the charity sector at entry-level and upskilling existing employees.
The 2018 Charity Times Annual Conference set out to provide delegates with insights into how key decision makers can work to lead their charities through difficult times, whilst taking the opportunities that present themselves.
The ‘WannaCry’ global ransomware attack this May brought cybercrime into the limelight, affecting thousands of organisations. As a result of the attack, the Charity Commission said the third sector had to do more to protect itself. What more can charities do?