Trustee recruitment

Thank you for your interest in becoming a trustee of the National Deaf Children’s Society and Deaf Child Worldwide.

Our trustees provide leadership and are responsible for setting our strategy and future direction, and making sure that the charity is solvent, well-run and delivering the charitable outcomes for which it has been set up.

You can find out more about the trustees’ and the Trustee Board’s responsibilities on the page about our Board structure and responsibilities

We are currently looking for an individual with experience of international development to support our international work and its development in line with our new strategy.

The successful applicant is likely to have senior, large scale strategic level experience in international development, and be able to think strategically, operate dispassionately, challenge constructively, and make decisions in a team.

Before applying

To learn more about this role, with no obligation to proceed if you decide this is not for you, we can arrange for you to speak to one of our trustees by telephone on an informal basis (normally in the evening).
Alternatively, you may wish to speak by telephone to our chief executive or to the deputy director of governance and planning (during office hours). We can also arrange for you to come into our London office to find out more about our work. If you would like to do any of these please email or call 020 7014 5923.

Applications and interviews

Appointment is by written application, followed by an interview with the Chair, Vice-Chair and CEO. Interviews will be held at the our London office: Castle House, 37-45 Paul Street, London, EC2A 4LS. It will be possible to conduct interviews by Skype for applicants who are unable to visit the office.

How to Apply 

Please complete the application form electronically, save it as a Microsoft Word document and email it as an attachment to with your current CV and a completed Declaration of Interests and confirmation of eligibility.