Volunteer with Missing People


“I would tell anyone thinking about volunteering for Missing People that it is the most rewarding thing I have ever done. You really feel like you are making a difference. The training, support and  encouragement the charity offers all their volunteers is brilliant. I cannot speak highly enough about this amazing charity!”

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Trustee with high net worth experience 

What you'd be doing 

In order to achieve our five year goal, we are now looking for a very special Trustee - someone to bring their esteemed high value networks, charisma, influence and personal philanthropy to the cause.

Qualities/Experience/Skills needed

  • Commitment to the aims and objectives of Missing People
  • Willingness and availability to devote the necessary time and effort 
  • Understanding of the important legal role of charitable trustee/company director
  • The ability to carry out their role with sufficient independence and without major conflict of interest
  • Introductions to their personal networks on behalf of the charity, in particular connecting Missing People with high-net-worth individuals and business leaders
  • The ability to either organise an annual event(s) which can raise a significant sum for Missing People, or to influence with an existing event to adopt Missing People as a charity partner
  • Making successful peer to peer 'cold' introductions to business and charitable foundations where the charity has identified a strategic fit for a partnership/financial support 
  • Being an advocate for those affected by representing the charity at key meetings, pitches and appearances that could secure game-changing support for the charity
  • Joining the charity's Fundraising Board, which includes Patron Sir Trevor McDonald, to help take that Board to the next level of success, and to form a link back to the Trustee Board

Location and availability

  • Board meetings are usually held quarterly (4 times per year) in the early evening alternating between the charity's office and central London
  • There are additional Committees which a Trustee might serve on which would increase the time commitment: Finance & Resources Committee, Fundraising & Marketing Advisory Group, Safeguarding Panel and Policy & Research Advisory Group.  
  • Trustee duties will take an average of 5 -10 hours per month 
  • In addition there are various events that take place throughout the year such as the 10k run; the Carol Service; etc which Trustees are invited to attend/participate in.

If you would like to apply for this position, please provide the following:

  • An up to date CV or LinkedIn profile
  • A covering letter which demonstrates how you meet the criteria set out above as well as explaining why you're interested in the opportunity to be a Trustee for Missing People 
  • Contact details of two referees - these will be contacted after the final interview stage

To download a full role description, please click here

Please submit your completed application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Closing date for applications is Thursday 23 May. 

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