1. Southern Africa Resources Centre (Bristol Link with Beira)

Charity Trustee

Hybrid/Bristol

Bristol Link with Beira is looking for Charity Trustees. Gain experience and develop skills – join a passionate volunteer team that is doing some great work in Bristol for Mozambique.

Closing date for applications

Who we are

The principal activity of Southern Africa Resources Centre (SARC) is Bristol Link with Beira (BLB) https://bristolbeiralink.org/. As part of a city-to-city link, we promote networks between organisations in Bristol in UK, and Beira in Mozambique, a Least Developed Country in sub-Saharan Africa. Beira is a coastal port increasingly vulnerable to extreme weather events. BLB facilitates projects to support the people of Beira and inform the people of Bristol, whilst targetting SDG 11 and SDG 17.


The role

​Bristol Link with Beira is looking for Charity Trustees

Gain experience and develop skills – join a passionate volunteer team that is doing some great work in Mozambique.

Bristol Link with Beira www.bristolbeiralink.org is supporting projects that are making real difference to the lives of people in Bristol’s twin city Beira, Mozambique, whilst raising awareness in Bristol about how global issues of Social Justice and Climate Change affect Beira. BLB has been involved in projects in Bristol and Beira for many years, and aims to continue mainstream project support in the fields of:

• Education and Health

• Community and Civil Society

• Climate Change and Energy

• Culture and Sport

BLB is targeting SDG 11 Sustainable Cities and Communities and SDG 17 Partnerships for the Goals. We work through non-profit organisations in Beira and the civic authorities. Have a look at our social media, via links from our website, to see what we have been doing and/or read our newsletters .

We are looking for volunteers based in or around Bristol, who are passionate about environmental and social justice. Experience and/or knowledge of Sub-Saharan Africa is welcome but not essential, as are Portuguese language skills. Trustees should have at least three years experience in one or more of the following:

  • taking part in outward facing local events and networking
  • organising small fundraising events
  • contributing to governance of an organisation
  • making formal presentations at small gatherings
  • developing strategies,policies and/or activitiesof an organisation

Previous board/trustee experience is not necessary, and we welcome applications from all ages and backgrounds.

​Trustees pro-actively contribute to our activities by joining a Working Group: Projects or Operations. The Trustee Board meets every other month, alternately virtual and in Bristol. Meetings are held outside working hours.

Trusteeship can be good for personal and professional development, as a tool to gaining new skills or achieving a more a positive well-rounded balance in their life. Being a trustee is rewarding and helps you be happy!

For an informal chat about BLB or becoming a Trustee contact [email protected]

Closing date for applications

Our commitment to diversity & inclusion

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