Trustee (E1330) - Touchstone

Make a difference to people’s lives by becoming a Trustee on the Board of a multi-award-winning mental health charity with a strong focus on diversity and inclusion. 

Touchstone is looking for committed and motivated individuals aligned to our values and vision of inspiring communities and transforming lives where people with mental health issues are respected as equals. 

The role of a Trustee is voluntary. Trustees are expected to actively contribute to the Board using their skills and experience to provide strategic direction, evaluate performance, and ensuring the charity is run efficiently and effectively. 

Trustees are expected to contribute up to one day per month: 

• Attending 4 Board meetings per year and a bi-annual awayday. There is an expectation to attend at least one Board meeting a year in person. 

• Attending sub committees which meet up to 4 times a year.

 • Contributing advice and support on an ad hoc basis. 

• Attending events and promoting the work of the charity. 

• Visiting services as and when needed. 

Touchstone is a dynamic and innovative charity, offering more than 60 mental health and wellbeing services to over 10,000 people a year across Yorkshire, supporting vulnerable communicates to eliminate health inequalities. 

A multi-award-winning organisation, Touchstone is currently national winner of the Investors in People – UK Employer of the Year - Platinum Award, Top 3 national ‘Inclusive Companies’ employer, national Top 5 Charity Best Company to work for, Stonewall Gold Award employer and Investors in Volunteers accredited.

To strengthen the diversity of our Board, we particularly welcome applications from people who are black and minority ethnic, LGBTQIA+ people, people with disabilities, and young people. 

We welcome applications from individuals with expertise in the following specialisms to contribute towards Touchstone’s strategic aims: Human Resources, Legal, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Quality Assurance, Financial Management, Marketing and Communications

All travel and out-of-pocket expenses will be paid. Applicants will be subject to a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) and references check. 

The closing date for applications is and we will advise on the status of your application within one week thereafter.

 CLOSING DATE: Wednesday 11th October 2023

 INTERVIEWS WILL BE HELD ON: Friday 27th October 2023

Applications can be obtained by visiting Voluntary Opportunity: Touchstone Trustee - Touchstone (

If you are interested in becoming a trustee at Touchstone, please email a completed application form together with your CV to 

The above post is not a Leeds City Council vacancy and has been advertised on behalf of the relevant organisation. To apply please follow their application instructions. 

This role is based in the UK. Employment is conditional on confirmation of the right to work in the UK  - either as a UK or Irish citizen, under the EU Settlement scheme or having secured any other relevant work visa. If you do not have the right to work in the UK and the role does not meet eligibility for sponsorship, please consider carefully whether you meet the eligibility to apply.

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