Talawa’s Young Trustees

Applications to become one of Talawa’s Young Trustees took place in September 2021, and have now closed. 


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 was 12 noon Monday 27th September 2021.
    • 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 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. 

  • Please note - applications for this role closed at 12 noon on Monday 27th September 2021.

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