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Trustee Vacancy

Mayhew is one of the most effective animal welfare organisations in London. We are a fast paced rescue and rehoming practice, helping thousands of dogs and cats in need each year. We strive to tackle the companion animal welfare crisis by delivering a broad range of preventative and community-based animal care, education and welfare projects.

Our Vision – A society where people understand the importance and value of animal welfare

Our Mission – To promote animal welfare by delivering a broad range of community-based veterinary, care and education services in the UK and overseas.

To achieve our ambitions and plans we are looking for Trustees to join our existing highly skilled and diverse board. As a Trustee, you will contribute to our strategic direction, be able to persuade, influence and communicate and contribute your experience in your field to support the Chief Executive and the senior management team.

To complement the skills of current board members, we are particularly interested in applicants with expertise in the following areas:

  • Finance
  • Fundraising
  • Information technology
  • Law
  • Public relations
  • Veterinary

We are also looking for prospective Trustees who believe they could make an impact.

Trustees are expected to attend about six board meetings each year; three on a Saturday and three weekday evening meetings. You may also be invited to participate in committees and task teams.

The positions are unremunerated and expenses are not reimbursed.

Further details of our activities are available on our website www.themayhew.org

Please apply by email headed “New Trustees”, submitting your CV and supporting statement as to how you believe you can contribute to lindsey@mayhewanimalhome.org.