Talawa’s Young Trustees

Apply to become one of Talawa’s Young Trustees 


Talawa currently has 10 trustees responsible for the governance of Talawa Theatre Company, a registered charity. 

Now, we are seeking two young Trustees aged 18-25 who live, work or study in Croydon to join the Board of Trustees from October 2021.  

  • Being a Trustee 

    • Trustees lead a charity and are responsible for making sure it keeps true to its mission. They use their skills and experience to support their charities, helping them achieve their aims.  

    • Being a trustee means making decisions that will impact on company and can make a huge difference to your community and beyond.  

    • As a Trustee you will be able to influence Talawa Theatre Company, and inform how we can best serve our communities, audiences and artists in Croydon and across the UK.  

    • The responsibilities and voting rights that you will have will be equal to any other Trustee.  

    • The opportunity will be both challenging and rewarding, with the offer of bespoke support and training.

  • The application process 

    • All applications will be considered by our Board. The deadline for applications is 12 noon Monday 27th September.
    • The recruitment workshop day will take place on Saturday 2nd October 2021

    • Successful applications will be invited to an interview workshop in October which will give you an insight into being a board member and will help us identify the candidates with potential key skills. 

    • In October 2021 two candidates will be invited to join the Board, to be in post for the October Board meeting. 

    • If you would like to speak to us about this opportunity before applying, please email us at contact@talawa.com and we will direct you to a member of the Board or Staff team. 

    • Upon receipt of your application, you will be emailed a link to complete an Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form via SurveyMonkey. This will remain anonymous and is used for monitoring purposes only. 

    • Successful applications will be invited to the interview workshop on Saturday 2nd October. 

  • Interested? Then read the application pack below and apply.

  • Please read the application pack before you apply - DOWNLOAD

  • Have you read the application pack above? Are you ready to apply?


    • Deadline for applications is 12 noon on Monday 27th September 2021
    • The Recruitment workshop is on Saturday 2nd October 2021
  • We wish you the very best of luck with your application, and look forward to welcoming you as one of Talawa's Young Trustees.

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