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Join our Team! – We’re looking for new Trustees

Passionate and dedicated individual wanted to increase the sustainability of a budding grassroots charity; EduCrate International- aiding international development in schools worldwide.

Are you someone that wants to be part of something new and can contribute to our growing community of trustees and volunteers, all of whom have made the founder’s dream of EduCrate becoming a charity real? Read on below to find out what skills and experience we at EduCrate are in need of and how you can apply.

About EduCrate: The EduCrate team all believe that access to an education that can enable you to thrive forward into a fulfilling life is a human right. It is a travesty that in 2016, children all around our planet are still unable to educate themselves out of poverty because of corruption and inequality.

EduCrate’s mission is to support students worldwide by providing sustainable links between schools in both stable and unstable economies, promoting global awareness and advocating educational equality.

This passion for equality is driven by the immeasurable educational waste that sits in UK and other developed nation’s schools. There are mountains of disused textbooks, cupboards of functional equipment and shelves of stationary all gathering dust, EduCrate is distributing it to be used again.

We:

  • Seek out ‘Away’ schools around the world who do not currently receive sustainable financial support and partner them to a ‘Home’ school who can supply educational resources, teaching & learning support and want to promote global citizenship.
  • Create bespoke partnerships that are mutually beneficial and advocate educational equality.
  • Ship surplus educational resources from the ‘Home’ schools to the ‘Away’ schools.
  • Fundraise via local events through corporate partnerships and our volunteer programme ‘EduMates.’

What we need: EduCrate International is in the initial stages of development.

We need a Trustee with relevant skills and experience, a hands on approach and shared vision. We’re looking for people from a range of backgrounds and industries to help EduCrate continue its mission and reach as many students in need.

Specifically, we are looking for Trustees who have experience in any of the below fields: The charity sector, Marketing, PR and advertising, Logistics and HR.

Time commitment: Full board Trustee meetings are held monthly, in Brighton. Although applicants living outside Brighton who are willing to support electronically & attend meetings less frequently are welcome to apply.

In addition, there is the expectation to communicate with the Trustee Director and or CEO once a week.

The term of a Trustee would be a one year’s minimum commitment. Apply by sending your CV and short cover letter expressing your reasons to get involved to jemma@educrateinternational.com

Help us to continue to our work and expand our charity, please share this with anyone you feel may fit the criteria.

Thanks so much to those already involved, you are doing such great work.

Jemma

Founder & CEO

 

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