Trustee (voluntary roles available)

Closing date: 30 Sep 2019

We are recruiting to a number of voluntary positions to join our Board of Trustees.

We are an established charity working with vulnerable families and children up to the age of 13, in South London and East Surrey. We strive to empower families and change lives for the better, offering practical and emotional support to overcome challenges which include poverty, isolation, mental health issues, domestic abuse and substance misuse.  Our work with children addresses issues such as low self esteem, risky or challenging behaviour, social exclusion, absence from school, difficult transition to secondary school and experience of trauma including exposure to domestic abuse.  Our services, based on Christian values, are open to those of all faiths and none


Download an information pack and application details below:

Trustee recruitment information

Equality and diversity monitoring form

125 years of Welcare

Welcare 3 Year Strategy Summary

Latest Annual Report (2017-18)

Equal Opportunities Statement

HR Privacy Notice (job applicants)

Please send applications to Diane Taylor at


Whether you are an experienced trustee or wanting to take your first step as a trustee, we want to hear from you.

We are looking for trustees with diverse skills and who can demonstrate:

(i)         Commitment to Welcare’s mission and willing to devote the required time and effort

(ii)        Ability to maintain confidentiality

(iii)       A problem-solving ‘can-do’ attitude and enthusiastic approach

(iv)       Ability to work effectively as part of a team

(v)        Willingness to learn, listen, engage and undertake effective training


Deadline for applications: Monday 30th September 2019

We will respond to each application and hold a series of opportunities in August and September for candidates to meet the CEO, Chair of the Board and other trustees.