We’re looking for trustees!

20.06.2024

o you have a passion to reduce loneliness and social isolation among older people?

Do you have experience or skills which could be applied to a charity making a difference across the UK?

This role could be for you………

Linking Lives UK are looking for trustees including a Chair of Trustees to join our existing board members as we plan for the future. We are particularly looking for those with the following experience, skills and passion:

  • Personal awareness of issues relating to loneliness and social isolation
  • Engagement and experience within the Christian faith sector across the UK

We are at a key stage in our development in addressing issues in relation to loneliness and social isolation nationally and we have set some ambitious targets for the coming year which include:

  • Establishing 5 ‘Two’s Company Befriending’ schemes
  • Delivering 24 training co curses for 500 volunteers operating in community settings
  • Running 12 monthly webinars focusing on loneliness and social isolation
  • Developing a nationwide presence Wales and Northern Ireland
  • Creating a national chaplaincy initiative
  • Developing two new service delivery models addressing loneliness.

As a Christian charity, we believe that God has created us to be in relationship with one another and as a result, loneliness is not part of His ideal design. One of our favourite verses in the Bible highlights this:

‘A defender of widows is God in His holy dwelling. God sets the lonely in families’

If you share our passion to address these issues and have the skills and experience necessary for this exciting role, please contact us using the details below indicating whether you are interested in the trustee or Chair of Trustees role.

Thank you for expressing an interest in the work of Linking Lives UK.

 

Information Pack available from Jeremy Sharpe – recruitment@linkinglives.uk or 07970 100131

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