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  • Ref no: EDC00769
  • Published: 27/1/2020
  • Closes: 2/3/2020
  • Location: Edinburgh College, Milton Road East, EH152PP
  • Salary: This is a voluntary role and Trustees are entitled to claim reasonable expenses related to their duties. The term of office is 3 years with an option of a second 3-year term.
  • Contract Type: Voluntary
  • Position Type: Voluntary
  • Hours: 16 hours per year

This position has expired.

The Edinburgh College Development Trust is a charity that exists to support students of Edinburgh College across all campuses and all subjects by disbursing funds given by donors. With three Trustees’ term of office ending this year, we seek new members to build on our success and widen the work and impact of the Trust. Since its foundation in 2014, the Trust has secured funds from corporate, individual and trust sources for a range of scholarships, student-led initiatives, projects and campus improvements.

The Trustees are required to share expertise and provide governance on one or more of 5 key areas:

§ Charity governance

§ Donor relations

§ Grant making

§ Financial reporting

§ Alumni relations

If you have experience in the above areas, an interest in education and career development for young people, and can engage with donors and beneficiaries, then you can find out more in the attached Role Description.

In return for becoming a Trustee, you will be given a full induction covering the policies of the Trust, the relationship with Edinburgh College, procedures and legal requirements, donor and project overview, overview of the further education environment, introduction to senior College staff and student representation.

This is a voluntary role and Trustees are entitled to claim reasonable expenses related to their duties. The term of office is 3 years with an option of a second 3-year term. 

To have a confidential conversation about the Trustee roles, please get in touch with Julie Forster, Edinburgh College Development Trust Manager via email julie.forster@edinburghcollege.ac.uk. To apply, please complete the attached application form.

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