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PET is recruiting new trustees to join our Board.

Team: Board of Trustees
Salary: Unpaid, voluntary
Time commitment: 10-12 days a year
Closing date:
Friday 29th October 2021, 12 noon

This is a pivotal time for PET. As we emerge from the worst of the coronavirus pandemic, we are on the cusp of launching a new five-year organisational strategy that will look to build on the progress that we have made in recent years and ensure that PET is fit for the future.

At this crucial time for the organisation, we are looking for candidates who can demonstrate that they will bring strategic vision, different perspectives, energy and fresh thinking to the Board of Trustees.

If you care about prison education, if you want to help steer PET through the next phase of our development, and if you can offer us the dedication and commitment that we’re looking for, then we hope you will consider applying to join us.

We are committed to increasing the diversity of our Board and would particularly welcome applications from under-represented groups and from candidates with lived experience of the criminal justice system.

We are also looking for applicants with current or recent operational experience of the prison system at a senior level.

Our next Treasurer

As well as applicants to general trustee roles, we are looking for applicants to join the Board now with the expectation of becoming PET’s next Treasurer from 2023.

Applicants for this role will offer an understanding of charity finance and risk-management, either gained through a suitable financial qualification or from direct experience working with or for a charity.

Find out more

To find out more about the roles, please download the application pack here.

How to apply

To apply, please complete the SurveyMonkey application form here.

The form consists of three long-answer questions about your experience, as well as a space to share your contact details and upload your CV.

Please note that you cannot save and return to the form later. The application pack gives details of the questions that you will be asked to answer as part of your application, so that you can draft your answers before submitting them.

If you have any questions about the process please do not hesitate to email our Chief Executive, Jon Collins.

The closing date for applications is noon on Friday 29 October 2021.

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