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  • Christopher Bertram (Chair)
  • Ruth Pickersgill
  • Christina Stokes (Treasurer)
  • James Jatta (Vice-Chair)
  • Richard Henderson
  • Nasim Dumont
  • Ruth Baker
  • Emmanuel Nsofwa
  • Irene Zikusoka
  • Ayan Farah
  • Helena Thompson

BRR is seeking a new Trustee

BRR is looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic person to join our Board of Trustees.  We are particularly looking for someone who has direct experience of being an asylum seeker, refugee or migrant.

The role is voluntary, however you will gain valuable experience in the charity sector and have an opportunity to make a difference to the lives of refugees and asylum seekers in Bristol.  You will be providing strategic support to a committed group of staff and volunteers and be part of a leading organisation making positive change.  Applicants should be committed to trying to improve the situation for refugees, asylum seekers and migrants.  It would also be useful if you had experience of working for a charity or being on a charity Board of Trustees.

Trustees must have an adequate level of English to be able to read the papers and participate in meetings.  Trustees will be required to become a Legal Member of BRR.

A full description of the role is available here: Role of BRR Board Member.

Bristol Refugee Rights (BRR) is committed to safeguarding all the children, young people and vulnerable adults that we come into contact with.  Trustees are required to undergo a DBS check.  You can read more about our approach to safeguarding on our website.

If you would like to apply to become a Trustees, please send a brief CV and covering letter of application explaining your reasons for wanting to join the Board and what you will contribute to by 24th August 2018