Who we are
The Caroline Walker Trust was founded in 1988 after the death of the distinguished nutritionist, writer and campaigner, Caroline Walker. Established to continue her work and in her spirit, the CWT depends wholly on donations, resource revenue, The World's Healthiest Afternoon Tea campaign and fundraising, Annual CWT Awards, legacies and project grants.
The work of the CWT is particularly targeted towards vulnerable groups and people who need special help. The World's Healthiest Afternoon Tea is our fundraising campaign for the provision of good quality food during holidays and half-term for children living in poverty. We also produce nutritional and practical guidelines for both young and old.
In addition we hold an annual awards ceremony for The Food Hero of the Year, The Media Personality of the Year, The Nutritionist of the Year, The Charity of the Year and The Freelance Nutritionist of the Year.
We're looking for someone with the following qualities;
- Experience of Chairing a board or committee previously.
- - Time spent within the health sector and/or within nutrition or similar profession.
-- Experience of working with and supporting an executive team and inspiring Board/committee members to participate and take their roles seriously.
- - Experience of charity governance and working with or as part of a board of directors/trustees with excellent chairing skills.
-- Experience of SORP and financial regulations for charitable/non-profit organisations.
-- Demonstratable experience of the development and oversight of delivering a strategy (including market position within the health and charity sectors).
- - Demonstrated leadership and management, communication and presentation skills.
-- A passion for social impact and empathy for the relationship between the quality of food and health.