Looking to become a charity trustee?

Do you have an interest in the charity sector or in Tibet? Would you like to make a valuable difference using your skills and experience?

Don’t miss this exciting opportunity. The Tibet Relief Fund is looking for new trustees for our Board (all voluntary positions). As a trustee, you will be a custodian of our vision, mission and values, and provide an external viewpoint to help us maximise our potential. Using your skills, experience and contacts, you will take an active role in the advancement and growth of the charity.

If this sounds like something you’d enjoy, it would be great to hear from you. We are particularly interested in people who have experience living or working with Tibetans in Asia and/or have experience in the charity sector.

A more detailed breakdown of responsibilities is given on our Job Description.

Background: Founded in 1959, Tibet Relief Fund is among the world’s oldest charities empowering Tibetans to build sustainable communities and better futures through education and innovative practical grassroots initiatives. We work closely with several partner organisations, mainly in India and Nepal, and run an active sponsorship programme.

Our mission
Tibet Relief Fund works to empower Tibetans to build sustainable communities and better futures through education and innovative practical grassroots initiatives.

Our vision
A world where Tibetans can live and work with equality and security and celebrate their rich culture and traditions.

Statement on diversity: Tibet Relief Fund is committed to valuing diversity and equality of opportunity for employment, career and personal development. We believe that people from different backgrounds bring perspectives and skills that create fresh ideas, thinking and approaches that make the way work is undertaken more effective and efficient. We know that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

Statement on safeguarding: Tibet Relief Fund is committed to safeguarding and ensuring the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. It expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. The suitability of all prospective employees or volunteers will be assessed during the recruitment process, in accordance with this commitment and our Safeguarding Policy.

Hours: Board meetings are generally held four times a year. In addition to the quarterly board meetings, there will be additional meetings and communication with the Charity Manager. Sometimes, you will also be asked to help or advise on matters relating to your areas of expertise.

Term: Three years; for not more than two consecutive terms.

Salary: This position is voluntary, with no remuneration. Reasonable travel and other out of pocket expenses incurred whilst carrying out this role will be covered.


To apply, please email your CV along with a covering letter outlining in no more than 500 words your core skills and why you would strengthen our board to [email protected].

Deadline for applications: September 1, 2024

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