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Join YHA’s Board of Trustees

Here at YHA we have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and self-motivated Board Member to join us on a voluntary basis. We’re fully flexible on locations, so we’re inviting applicants from all over England and Wales.

Location: Flexible

YHA (Youth Hostel Association of England and Wales) is a charity with a long history and an ambitious vision, to reach and enhance the lives of 1 million young people. Our remarkable network of 150 unique properties spans England and Wales’ most inspirational landscapes and landmarks, offering young people unique opportunities to access, explore, revel and grow in the glorious great outdoors.

But we cannot do this alone. This year we are looking to appoint between four and six talented individuals to join the Board of Trustees. As well as steer the delivery of our 2014-2017 Business Plan, new Trustees will contribute to the development of our 2017-2020 Business Plan.

What we need:

We seek commercially minded professionals who can add tangible value and have the gravitas to influence and lead senior decision makers across the business through this exciting period of growth. If you share a passion for continuous improvement and want to have a positive impact on the lives of others. especially young people, then we want to put our Trust in your hands.

If you can demonstrate:

  • Vision, enthusiasm, excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A commitment to YHA, fully supporting our vision and values
  • Experience of working with senior colleagues, or at Board level
  • providing strategic leadership during times of significant change

And experience of or skills in one or more of these areas:

  • Financial strategy
  • The education sector
  • Working with young people
  • Leisure and hospitality
  • Digital marketing
  • Fundraising

We want you on board:

To find out more about this extraordinary volunteering opportunity visit

Closing date for all applications is 15th April 2016

YHA is an equal opportunities employer; YHA welcomes applications from all regardless of ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion/belief or age.