1. Hestia

Trustee

London

We are looking to appoint someone to our Board who will contribute broadly as a trustee and bring valuable knowledge and experience of grant-making and philanthropy.

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Who we are

We deliver services across London and the surrounding regions, as well as campaign and advocate nationally on the issues that affect the people we work with.


For over 50 years Hestia has sought to provide support to those recovering from trauma, enabling them to build a life beyond crisis. We work with victims and survivors of domestic abuse, victims of modern slavery, people with mental health problems, adults leaving prison, as well care leavers.


The role

​Make a difference with us!

For over 50 years Hestia has sought to provide support to those recovering from trauma, enabling them to build a life beyond crisis. We work with victims and survivors of domestic abuse, victims of modern slavery, people with mental health problems, adults leaving prison, as well as care leavers.

Most of the work of our 750 employees and 600 volunteers is funded through partnerships with local authorities and other public bodies. We would like to diversify those partnerships and grow our philanthropic income to be able to support more people across London and the southeast.

It is in this context that we are looking to appoint someone to our Board who will contribute broadly as a trustee and bring valuable knowledge and experience of grant-making and philanthropy.

Our new Trustee will challenge us to be ambitious in our thinking around income-generation and add to our understanding of what it might take to elevate our fundraising to the next level.

Together with other board colleagues, they will work with our Chief Executive, Director of Fundraising and Communications and the wider team as we look to build our capacity, reach and impact.

Candidates will need to be strategically minded and bring an understanding of the role of a Trustee and a willingness to devote the necessary time to their role.

The Board of Hestia should reflect the ethnic diversity of the people it serves and so we warmly encourage people from ethnically diverse communities (who are currently underrepresented at Board level) to come forward for a conversation.

Supporting document(s)

  • hestia-trustee-appointment-brief.pdf - Download
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