Are you passionate about improving children’s lives? Are you looking to gain new skills and make a difference?

Come and join us!

Play your part in improving the life quality and experiences of children, young people, families and communities by shaping the future of Children’s Links Group.

CLGroup is made up of Children’s Links, the Charity and a social enterprise, Linking Up Ltd.  

Children’s Links is a progressive and innovative charity that works with children, young people, families, communities and other children’s sector professionals to improve the quality of children’s life experiences and ensure that they can achieve their full potential. We have built the business on developing work to deal with gaps in services identified by our stakeholders, parents, children, funders and the wider community.

Our work includes:

  • play developer and play services provider in many different environments including forces communities
  • specialist in play programme development for children with SEN and disabilities
  • family support provider in many differing communities
  • provider of support for employability and skills
  • childcare provider 
  • sector support organisation

Linking Up Limited (LUL) is a social enterprise that provides childcare voucher services nationally and a range of new products such as Wedding Nanny services, Commercial Training. All profits generated from LUL are re-invested back into the Charity so we can further benefit the community. 

We are looking to recruit Trustees/ None executive Directors to join the Board of Children’s Links Group. You may wish to join the Charity or Linking Up or Both. We are keen to attract people with substantial experience in at least one of the following: Finance, HR, Fundraising, Marketing, Commercial business.

Our Board members are vital to our success and this is an exciting opportunity for new trustees/ none executive Directors to join our dynamic group, get personal experience at Board level and make a real difference. 

Our Board meets approximately six times per year for a maximum of two hours a session on a voluntary basis.  Induction and other support or training will also be encouraged to enable you to fulfil this key role.

Benefits of joining our Board:

  • Put your skills and experience to use and make a lasting difference.
  • Learn about the management and strategy side of charities and social enterprise.
  • With only six annual meetings, it’s the perfect volunteering opportunity for busy people.
  • Work with new and interesting people from diverse background.
  • The experience will enhance your CV and may open doors to new career paths.

 Applications of all ages are welcomed by CV with a covering letter to explain your interest in joining our Board.  

Informal chats are available virtually or at our Horncastle Office for your convenience with our Chief Executive, Rachel Aylmer.

Please contact us on 01507 528300 for more information or email applications to [email protected] quoting the role title.