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Would You Like to Become an ASCEND Trustee?


ASCEND provides training, advice and skills development so that the people we support will have the skills and confidence to realise their potential and participate fully in society.
employ a small dedicated team to deliver training courses, provide careers advice, mentor clients and support their personal development. Our facilities include a health and well-being centre where clients can access a range of help from ASCEND and a number of partner charities, and a gardening project – Dig Deep. We are based in South Oxhey, near Watford, Hertfordshire, at All Saints Church Centre, Gosforth Lane, South Oxhey, WD19 7AX and provide services for people in the surrounding areas.

is seeking to appoint a Trustee to help lead the charity by setting strategy and
the quality and focus of the services we provide. You will share ASCENDs values,
commitment to social justice and our empathetic and personcentred approach to our

As Trustee you will join a group of dedicated colleagues on the Trustee Board and ASCEND Management. You will contribute to Board discussions including setting policy, budgets and goals, evaluating performance, keeping abreast of and meeting our legal, governance and quality standards.

We are seeking people of good judgement and strategic vision who can contribute positively to the Boards discussions. We particularly welcome applications from people with experience of delivering education or training programmes, experience of fundraising, marketing communication or expertise in legal or human resources issues.

The Board meets monthly and Trustees should be able to commit themselves to the work of the Board for at least five hours a month, including time for training and engaging with
ASCEND staff.

A full job description can be obtained here Trustee JD 

To apply: Please send us your CV. To apply, or for any further information, please send an