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Join the board of The Barnes Fund and help to support the people of Barnes

9 March 2022

The Barnes Fund are currently seeking three voluntary trustees to join their board. Whether you are an experienced trustee, or want to join a board for the first time, The Barnes Fund would love to hear from you.

The Barnes Fund are a local charity that makes grants to help those in need in Barnes and provides, at Walsingham Lodge, a sheltered housing community comprising of almshouses for people on low incomes and five leasehold bungalows. Three of the present trustees are due to retire in the coming months.Trustees set the vision and lead the charity, deciding how it is run and ensuring it does what it was set up to do. Tasks include strategic decision making, governance and shaping of new projects. To be considered for the role residents must be a resident of Barnes, demonstrate an understanding of some of the challenges facing Barnes people and the organisations that exist to improve their lives.The Barnes Fund are also seeking to identify a future Chair of the board. If you think this could be you, then please let the team know in your application. Applicants of all ages and backgrounds are welcome. View full details of the voluntary trustee roles including job descriptions and information on how to apply. The deadline for applications is midnight on Monday 4 April 2022.If you are interested in applying but would like an informal chat before doing so, contact the Executive Director, Katy Makepeace-Gray by emailing

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Updated: 9 March 2022

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