Trustee opportunities at the CGF

Make a difference wherever growth is a concern: become a trustee of the Child Growth Foundation


Trusteeship at the Child Growth Foundation


The Child Growth Foundation is seeking dedicated and passionate individuals to join our Board of Trustees.

As a trustee you will play a key role in guiding the strategic direction of the charity, working with fellow trustees to ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements and to maintain financial stability and drive growth.

 Read our full trustee opportunities pack here, and find key details below. 


Making a difference wherever growth is a concern


Joining the Board of Trustees at the Child Growth Foundation means being part of a team dedicated to making a positive and lasting difference wherever growth is a concern.

Our charity’s work is focused on the support, understanding and management of rare growth conditions to improve the lives of children, young people, adults and families affected. We:

• Support children, young people, adults and families affected by rare growth conditions
• Fund research into greater understanding and management of these conditions
• Raise awareness and understanding of growth conditions, to improve their detection and support their earlier diagnosis
• Support health professionals in the optimal diagnosis and management of these conditions

As a trustee, you will have the opportunity to shape the direction of our charity, drive advancements for the children, young people, adults and families we support, and ensure that our strategy is delivered collaboratively with integrity, compassion and respect.


Trustee opportunities


Within the trustee role there are opportunities to join our Steering Committees, including the below vacancies:

• Lead of the Communication and Marketing Steering Committee
• Lead of the Governance and Financial Control Steering Committee
• Member of the Research Steering Committee

In line with our trustee skills audit, we are particularly seeking trustees with skills, experience and/or knowledge in the following areas:

• Healthcare
• HR
• Digital
• Fundraising
• Communications and/or Public Relations

We welcome applicants without prior trustee experience and will provide you with induction, training and ongoing support to help you navigate your trustee responsibilities.

We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive board of trustees that reflects the communities we serve. We particularly welcome applications from women and from individuals from minoritised backgrounds, individuals who are disabled and/or who identify as a member of the LGBTQIA+ community.


How to apply or find out more


For full details please read our trustees opportunities document.

To apply for the position of trustee at the Child Growth Foundation, please submit a CV and covering letter (maximum two pages) outlining your interest in this trustee role and our charity, and any relevant skills, knowledge and/or experience, to Catriona Taylor at [email protected]. The deadline for applications is Sunday 12th May.


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