Join our Board of Trustees

Trustee vacancies (voluntary roles): help us empower young people by joining our board

We are looking for three new trustees who are passionate about children’s education and development to join our board.

You will join a dedicated team committed to making real change in the lives of children and young people and to the work of teachers and schools. As a member of our trustee board, you’ll help shape our strategy and support our small and friendly team to deliver our ambitious plans to bring the benefits of Philosophy for Children (P4C) to as many children and young people as possible.

We will provide a comprehensive trustee induction programme, including the opportunity to take part in our P4C training. As a trustee, you will have the chance to grow your knowledge of both the education and the charity sector, and to develop your board-level skills.

We particularly encourage candidates who can help increase the diversity of the board and the inclusivity of the charity. We also encourage candidates with experience in one or more of the following areas to apply:

  • Legal experience in charity, commercial or employment law
  • Communications, sales or marketing in the professional services context
  • Fundraising
  • Project management, IT and tech

We have two vacancies for general trustees and one vacancy for a trustee with legal experience:

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter to The closing date for applications is Monday 20 January 2020.

Questions about the role should be emailed to