ATE is seeking a passionate development professional to add to our well established, committed and highly skilled board of five trustees. This is a really exciting opportunity for a passionate, knowledgeable person to make a meaningful difference to our dynamic charity.

Action Through Enterprise (charity number 1149988) was established in 2012 and is already a well-respected, fast-growing charity aiming to reduce poverty in Lawra, Upper West Region, Ghana by delivering key initiatives to improve access to education, small business development and inclusion for disabled children and families.

We are looking to appoint a new trustee with knowledge of poverty reduction in developing countries. The ideal candidate will have lived and worked/volunteered in rural sub-Saharan Africa and have an excellent understanding of the current development context.

Applicants should have demonstrated the ability to grasp and contribute to strategic thinking, and governance, and be able to work collaboratively with others to help the charity to achieve its aims.

The job description is available here: JD for ATE Trustee – August 2019

Time commitment: The board meets three times per year in either Greater London or Wiltshire, once for a full day, preceded by dinner the night before, and twice for half a day. All meetings require prior reading and some follow up items. All meetings are on either Saturdays or Sundays to accommodate working members. Trustees are also expected to take on responsibilities related to their specialty. This is a voluntary unpaid role.

To apply, please send a cover letter and CV to ATE’s Chair of Trustee’s, Charles Gardner, at

Closing Date for applications:  Thursday 22nd August 2019

Interview Date: Wednesday 28th August