1. Ella Africa

Fundraising / Development Trustee


Seeking a dynamic Fundraising and Development Trustee to drive strategic direction, oversee financial management, and secure partnerships, ensuring alignment with the organization’s mission and values.

Closing date for applications

Who we are

Ella Africa Foundation is deeply committed to empowering women in rural Angola through education, healthcare, and sustainable agricultural initiatives. We provide tailored vocational training programs, ensuring women acquire essential skills for entrepreneurship and active participation in markets.

The role

For this role, We’re seeking a proactive Fundraising and Development Trustee with charity finance and governance experience to guide strategic direction and support the organization in securing funding and partnerships.

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead the development of the organization’s strategy and business plan.
  • Help ensure compliance with legal, regulatory, and charitable obligations, actively contributing to governance discussions.
  • Collaborate with fellow trustees to provide clear strategic direction for the Foundation.
  • Work with senior staff to establish sound financial processes and procedures for asset control.
  • Ensure financial resources are utilized in line with the charity’s objectives, good governance, and regulatory requirements.
  • Advocate for the organization through personal networks, attending events, and promoting our mission and activities.
  • Proactively seek fundraising opportunities, secure grants, and establish partnerships to support the organization’s goals.
  • Actively participate in all board meetings and other trustee meetings as they arise, devoting necessary time and effort to the organization’s development.

Please download the Candidate Information Pack for further information.

​If you’re passionate about women’s empowerment through education and health and believe you have the skills and experience we are looking for, please submit a CV and Cover Letter

Supporting document(s)

  • candidate-pack---fundraising-amp-development-trustee-2-.pdf - Download
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