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Trustees

Trustees

Trustees wanted to help sufferers of Long COVID

About COVID Research

60,000 people in the UK have been diagnosed with Long-COVID. This condition makes everyday activities, such as washing or dressing, impossible.

COVID Research is there for Long COVID sufferers, in the short, medium and long term. We fund and publish research into the nature, causes, diagnosis, treatment, possible cures and the possible prevention of Long COVID. We campaign for Long COVID to be recognised as a disability and coordinate with mental health services.
 

Trustees must have:

  • A commitment to the mission of COVID Research
  • A willingness to meet the minimum time requirement - one meeting a month
  • Integrity
  • Strategic vision
  • Good, independent judgement
  • An ability to think creatively
  • A willingness to speak their mind
  • An understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of trusteeship
  • An ability to work effectively as a member of a team and to take decisions for the good of COVID Research

Trustees must have experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Collaborative partnerships
  • Compliance
  • Communications
  • Financial management and accounting
  • Foundations/trusts
  • Grant writing
  • Income generation
  • Intellectual property
  • Mental health
  • Public affairs
  • Trading subsidiaries
  • Web development
  • Volunteering management

Benefits

  • You will pioneer support for Long COVID sufferers
  • You will create a new UK charity
  • You will expand your professional and personal networks
  • You will be happier*
  • You will have a higher sense of well-being*
  • You will have a higher sense of purpose in life*
     

*Stephen G. Post, PhD. It's Good to Be Good. American Journal of Health Promotion 2017, Vol. 31(2) 163-172.


If you are interested in applying, please contact Morgan Saunders at morgan@covid-research.org.uk