Current Vacancies: None at the moment
The clowns in Katmandu after Nepalese earthquake, 2015
Strategy and Governance
To contribute actively to the Board of Trustees’ role in giving firm strategic direction to the charity, setting overall policy, defining goals and setting targets and evaluating performance against agreed targets
Ensuring high standards of governance and risk management
Ensuring the organisation is accountable and transparent in its activities
Ensuring compliance with relevant charitable and company legislation
Safeguarding the interests of Clowns Without Borders’s beneficiaries
Ensuring sound financial oversight including review and approval of the annual budget
Oversight of high standards of financial management
Act as an ambassador for Clowns Without Borders
Liaise with the Executive Director to ensure that appropriate accounting procedures and controls are in place and followed
Oversee and present budgets, accounts, financial statements and financial reports to the Board
Ensure that the financial resources of the charity meet its present and future needs and are within the charities objectives
Support the Executive Director to develop and implement appropriate financial and reserves policies
Passionate about the arts, culture and it’s ability to create positive impact
Passionate in Children’s Rights
Embodying the values of CWB and endeavoring to maintain a spirit of joy, peace, compassion and loving kindness in the way we work together on the Board
Enthusiastic about our mission and able to support this through the sharing of ideas, professional expertise and networks
Trustees are asked to give around four to six days per year to Clowns Without Borders UK. We have three Board Meetings per year usually over Zoom as our Trustees are based around the world. We aim to have one face-to-face meeting per year, usually in London.
We ask all of our Trustees commit to preparing for and attending Board meetings and additionally supporting and working with the organisation where their skills and expertise can best be used. We recognise that Trustees will have to balance their commitment to Clowns Without Borders UK and work commitments and aim to be as flexible as we can.
The position of Trustee is unpaid. However, all reasonable out-of-pocket expenses incurred will be reimbursed in line with our Expenses Policy.
Application and Interviews
Please submit a cover letter outlining why you would like to be our Treasurer and CV to:
The deadline for applications is Monday 9th November 2020
Interviews will be held w/c 16th November.
If you can have questions or would like more information please do not hesitate to contact: