Interested in becoming a Trustee?

Action for Children protects and supports children and young people, providing practical and emotional care and support, ensuring their voices are heard, and campaigning to bring lasting improvements to their lives

We have a track record of delivery that dates back over 150 years and in that time we have grown to be a team of more than 4,500 staff across the UK, supported by £148m of income last year.

Become a trustee

We are looking for an exceptional individual who is willing to dedicate time and energy to the organisation and share our passion to transform the lives of the people we help. We’re particularly keen to enhance our Board with Human Resources, Fundraising,  Understanding of Scotland – and the ability to chair our National Advisory Committee, and Lived experience of the care sector or our services.

In return you will have the opportunity to be part of an exceptional team of Trustees from every corner of the UK who already bring with them a wide range of skills, experience and networks.

Please download the Trustee recruitment information pack for more information:

Trustee recruitment information pack


Please submit a CV and supporting statement, addressing why you are suitable for the role, by email to [email protected]

Your application will then be considered by the Board who might invite you to an interview with the Chair and other Trustees to discuss how you meet the criteria set out in the role, and the level of commitment you can make to this voluntary role.

If you would like a confidential conversation about the role, or if you have any questions, contact Georgia Toutziari on 07813 400435