Our charity FILT is looking for new trustees to join the board

Foundations Independent Living Trust (FILT) is a growing and innovative national charity that raises funds to help older adults and disabled people be warm, safe and well in their own homes. They are looking for new trustees with the passion and desire to support the development of the charity’s work and increase their income and reach.

Your skills

FILT are aiming to broaden their networks and experience of the board as they continue to develop their links and strengthen their finance expertise. They also wish to reflect the diversity of service users in their board. If you have skills and experience in fundraising and business development with a strategic overview of housing and social care, FILT would like to hear from you!

What’s involved

As a board member you will be expected to attending quarterly board and finance meetings which are generally hosted in London and attend other events as relevant; provide a strategic lead to develop the charity and its work; identify new funding opportunities for the charity; advise and support the charity’s secretariat. In return FILT will offer out of pocket expenses and the opportunity to develop your skills and experience with an active board.


To apply, please send a CV with covering letter setting out why you want to be a trustee of FILT and what you could bring to the role to help develop and grow the charity, to applications@FILT.org.uk.

The closing date is  28th October 2016 and interviews will take place on 9th November 2016.

For an informal discussion, please contact the charity's Chair, Stephen Burke,  at  sbburke@msn.com.