Northumbria Historic Churches Trust is seeking to add suitably experienced individuals to its Board of Trustees.
Thanks to a very generous legacy we are in a position to scale up our charitable activity, awarding grants for restoration and repair of churches throughout the North East which are in use for Christian worship.
Applicants will ideally have experience of working as a trustee of a charity. They will have a strong interest in restoring and maintaining our magnificent heritage of historic churches. 
The role is voluntary and unremunerated, although reasonable travel expenses will be paid. The Trust meets quarterly at churches across the region, and in addition, there will be a time commitment for reading, discussion and decision making.
Tenure is three years, with the opportunity to renew.
Applications are invited by sending a recent CV and covering letter setting out why you wish to apply for the role, and what skills you would bring to it, with the names of two referees, to The Secretary at secretary[@] Potential applicants are invited to discuss the role informally with the Chair; an appointment may be made by emailing the Chair at robinbrims[@]
Informal interviews will be held to ensure mutual fit.
Applications should be received by Friday 30 September 2022 with interviews to be held in October.
More information about the Trust and our recent activity can be found on our website
The Trust is committed to equality and diversity principles and would particularly welcome applications from individuals from under-represented groups.

About Northumbria Historic Churches Trust

We award grants to support restoration and repair to Christian Churches in use for worship in the North East.

What skills do I need?

We are particularly looking for skills and experience in:
• The legal aspects of running a charity
• Finance, including accounting and capital investment
• Marketing, communication and publicity.
Personal skills may include clear strategic thinking, decision making, ability to work at pace, influencing skills and creativity.

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Northumbria Historic Churches Trust

Register your Interest

Quick Enquiry


  • Arts, Heritage and Entertainment
  • Religion


  • Supporting Charities
  • Trusteeship and Committee Work


  • Accessibility
    Appropriate adjustments can be made
  • Age restrictions
    18 plus
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
    Reasonable travel expenses are payable.
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
    Board of Trustees will provide induction and support.
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

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Availability Details

Quarterly meetings, could be on any weekday, normally 2pm start, and reading, emails, decision making between meetings. 3 year term renewable.

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