We are recruiting people to join our Board of Trustees

BoB helps build the “social capital’ of people who are on a journey of recovery from addiction in London, whether through alcohol, illicit or prescribed drugs.

We give our service users and volunteers access to social activities such as: music workshops, sports clubs, arts, alternative therapies, food and drink, gardening and allotments. These along with a strong sense of community are just some of the things on offer to anyone who visits us.

Many of our service users, volunteers and staff across our seven London projects have associated mental and physical health problems along with homelessness and unemployment. Over one in three of our service users are from BAME communities as are over one in five volunteers. Covid 19 has exposed their ongoing social isolation and loneliness.

Whether you are an experienced trustee or taking your first step at board level we want to hear from you.

Our new trustees will have skills and experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Working in the substance use field (strategic or operational);
  • Lived experience of dependency and addictions;
  • Experience of charity governance or an interest in gaining that experience.

               

Like many charities in London, we want to better reflect the diversity and cultures of this vibrant city. So, we very much hope that people from black and minority ethnic communities, people with disabilities, women and those from LGBTQ+ communities will consider applying.

Our Board meets every two months on the first Tuesday of the month, 6-8pm, usually in Earls Court (online currently) with other commitments such as half day strategy meetings and visits to local services in London.

Deadline for applications: Friday 27 May 2022

Interviews: late afternoon and early evenings during w/c 6 June (or, if necessary, w/c 27 June).

For further information and/or to receive the full specification please contact: [email protected]

Please send a CV and covering letter to our Chair, Roger Howard at:

[email protected]