Join Leeds Trinity Students’ Union
Leeds Trinity Students’ Union is a Charity led by students providing advice, representation, social, recreational, and sporting opportunities. Our services are supported by a staff team who are experts in their fields and enable us to sustain an environment for students to reach their potential.
Our organisation has up to 40+ staff working for us throughout the calendar year. We have been audited by NUS and achieved Very Good in people and continue to work towards Excellent.
“Staff are engaged in the organisation. They feel they have a role in the development of the union and that they are consulted.”- NUS verification report
Volunteering with us can be a great way to meet new friends, have a good time, and develop new skills.
External Trustee (7 Meetings/Year + Training day)
Term; Fixed term 4 years (2021-2025).
Pay; Volunteer expenses.
Hours; Approx. 14-20hrs per annum.
Interview date: TBC with the applicant.
Start date; Immediate.
As a Board member, you have full authority and responsibility to develop policies, procedures, and regulations for the operating of Leeds Trinity Students’ Union. You monitor the Union’s overall performance against the operating and strategic plan. You also interpret the constitution as required. As a Trustee, you are responsible for fully understanding the Constitution and Byelaws of the Students’ Union. You will have an awareness of the day-to-day activities of the organisation and provide sound assistance to the organisation through your role. You’ll make the Board aware of any potential conflicts of interest and prepare for and attend board meetings.
Please send a covering letter and CV to Student.email@example.com outlining your motivation for applying for the role, indicating which role you are applying for and how you meet the criteria.
External Trustee Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form (Online Form)
External Trustee Information Pack (PDF)
External Trustee Information Pack (PPTX)
Roles for Trinity Students only
Term; Fixed term 2 years (Eligible only during study at Leeds Trinity University)
Pay; Volunteer expenses
Hours; Approx. 14-20hrs per annum
First Interview date: 13th July or until sufficient applications
Start date; Immediate
Would you like to be involved in decision-making at the highest level in Leeds Trinity Students’ Union? We have an exciting opportunity for up to three Student Trustees to join our Board. We welcome applications from all courses, levels, and modes of study, but we are particularly interested in representation from current first-year students.
**Our Board recognises that it is not currently representative of the diverse student population at Leeds Trinity. We therefore welcome applications from Black and Ethnic Minority Groups.**
What is a Student Trustee?
As a Board member, you have full authority and responsibility to monitor the Union’s overall performance, focus, and direction. You join a team of External Trustees with industry expertise, our two elected officers, and two other Student Trustees.
You will get to make a difference to over 7500 students’ lives at Leeds Trinity University ensuring we become a high-performing, relevant Students’ Union that represents, supports and builds relevant digital and physical communities for our students.
No experience required
You will be provided with training on being a trustee, be invited to major student engagement and celebration events across the year, and to an annual trustee residential that will focus on developing both the Board and the organisation.
As a Trustee, you are responsible for fully understanding the constitution and bylaws of the Students’ Union. You will have an awareness of the day-to-day activities of the organisation and provide sound assistance to the organisation through your role.
Please send a covering letter and CV to LTSUhr@leedstrinity.ac.uk outlining your motivation for applying for the role, and how you meet the person specification (p4) in our information pack.
Student Trustee Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form (Online form)
Student Trustee Information Pack (PDF)
Student Trustee Information Pack (PPTX)