Community Trustee WANTED to join the WAC ARTS & THE HAMDEN TRUST Boards

This is a voluntary, unremunerated role, but reasonable expenses are paid.

This is a unique time to join the recently refreshed Wac Arts (WA) Board, under the leadership of Chair, Justina Cruickshank. You will be part of overseeing the delivery of the next phase of the organisation’s transformation as devised by Chief Executive, Darius Khwaja.

WA uses the infinite power of the arts to unleash the extraordinary potential of young people and especially for those people who face barriers to opportunity. For over 40 years, WA has offered a year-round accessible programme of performing arts and media classes for young people aged 5- 30 and their families. Now we want to do even more.

Our ambition is to significantly increase the number of young people who benefit from the transformational effect of WA and extend our work to communities less engaged locally, regionally and nationally.

We are looking for a trustee from the local community with lived experience of the barriers to opportunity people continue to face. Applicants from Diverse backgrounds will be particularly welcome, including those who have not previously been a Trustee or Non-Executive. We are very excited to be embarking on the next stage in the journey of this remarkable organisation.We hope you are as excited about the future of WA as we are and look forward to receiving your application.

For a full trustee job description, which includes essential experience and expectations of a Trustee, please download the job description.

Please send a CV and covering letter to Please also complete the Equal Opportunities survey here.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 28th November, with interviews for successful candidates w/c 6th December.

We are an equal opportunities employer and actively promote diversity throughout the organisation. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. We run a building which has accessible facilities such as parking, wheelchair access including lifts, ramps and accessible toilets.

Please tell us if you need support with your application or need it in a different format.

Charity No: 267043