Trustee at Talking Money

Talking Money
Closing Date: 
Friday, 31 May, 2024 - 23:30
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Details of Role: 

Are you ready to make a tangible impact in your community? Talking Money invites passionate individuals to join as Trustees, driving forward their mission to empower those facing financial hardship. As a Trustee, you’ll wield independent control and legal responsibility, shaping the strategic direction of the organisation and ensuring alignment with their core purpose.

About Talking Money:

Talking Money is a Bristol-based charity dedicated to empowering individuals facing financial hardship. With a focus on inclusivity and equity, they provide essential support and guidance to those in need, regardless of background or circumstance. Their mission is to alleviate financial stress and promote long-term stability by offering tailored advice, practical assistance, and advocacy services.

Driven by the belief that everyone deserves access to financial education and support, Talking Money delivers a range of programmes and initiatives designed to address diverse needs within the community.

The role:
We are looking for people who care about supporting local people in financial hardship and reducing inequality, who are willing to bring energy, enthusiasm, and commitment to the role, and who will broaden the diversity of thinking and perspective on the board. Whether you bring expertise in housing, disability, mental health, or fundraising, your unique perspective would be invaluable to the Talking Money board.

We particularly welcome applications from people with direct or indirect (for example though a family member or friend) lived experience of the kinds of issues our clients face (e.g., poverty, financial hardship, over-indebtedness, homelessness).

Personal skills and qualities:

  • Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.
  • Creative thinking and strategic acumen to drive organisational growth.
  • Effective communication skills and a collaborative spirit.
  • A strong alignment with our vision and mission.


As a trustee, you’ll play a pivotal role in:

  • Overseeing organisational strategy and financial plans.
  • Providing support and challenge to our executive team.
  • Ensuring compliance with governing documents and legal obligations.
  • Promoting and protecting the interests of Talking Money.

Time commitment and expenses:

  • This is a voluntary position with reasonable expenses reimbursed.
  • Minimum commitment of 17 hours per year, including board meetings and team events.
  • Opportunities for professional development and training sessions.

Terms of appointment:

Initial 5-year term, with the possibility of renewal. Potential for progression to Chair of the Board.

Make a difference:
Transform your passion for community service into meaningful action. Become a Trustee at Talking Money and drive positive change for those in need.

How to Apply: 


Apply now to embark on a rewarding journey of impact and empowerment.

Apply via the BeOnBoard website.

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