pilgrims' friend society
  • Salary Unpaid role, expenses not paid
  • Location Remote
  • Job Type Voluntary
  • Category Christian , Trustees
  • Sectors Faith-based
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Job Description


Are you passionate about advancing the Christian faith and making a tangible impact on the lives of those in need? Pilgrims’ Friend Society is looking for a dedicated and skilled individual to join our Board of Trustees. As a trustee, you will share in the strategic oversight of our charity, ensuring we fulfill our mission of advancing the Christian faith amongst older people and helping them with the some of the challenges of older age to the glory of God.

Key Responsibilities

  • Uphold and develop the charity’s Christian distinctiveness.
  • Provide strategic direction and oversight.
  • Ensure effective use of resources and compliance.
  • Act as an ambassador for our work.
  • Offer expertise and guidance in your specialised field.
  • Engage in strategic planning and serve as a critical friend to the executive team.

What We’re Looking For

We welcome applications from committed Christians who:

  • Worship at a Protestant Church.
  • Are over 18 and support our charity’s Objects.
  • Believe in the Lord Jesus Christ and agree with our Doctrinal Basis.
  • Have relevant skills and experience in our needed areas.
  • Can commit around ten days a year to trustee duties.


  • Board Meetings: Attend up to five meetings annually, both face-to-face in London and via Zoom and including one overnight meeting with our management team,
  • Committee Involvement: Participate in one of our key committees that steer and review key aspects of our work (finance; care quality; organisational development; our building and growth programme)
  • Prayer and Spiritual Support: Pray regularly for our work and engage with our teams for spiritual encouragement.

Read the Job Information Pack below for more information.

Why Join Us?

Becoming a trustee at The Pilgrims’ Friend Society is an opportunity to contribute to a cause that matters and that you care deeply about. You will be able to use and/or develop strategic and leadership skills and be part of a community that views its work as a calling from God.

To learn more about the role of a trustee, visit the Charity Commission website. If you are interested in applying, please ensure you meet our qualifications and are prepared to sign a written declaration of your commitment to our mission.

Apply Today!

Join us in making a meaningful impact through faith-driven service. If you feel called to serve and have the necessary skills and commitment apply today and help us continue our mission to serve and glorify God.

We are committed to a diverse board and encourage applications from women, disabled individuals, and Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic candidates, who are currently underrepresented.

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.

Application Instructions

Interested candidates should introduce themselves via a brief email outlining their experience and faith journey to Camilla Fitsum including contact details so that Camilla can arrange for an initial discussion.