Board of Trustees

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Board of Trustees

YHA currently has 12 Trustees, each serving a maximum of two terms of four years. They are elected by the AGM and their role is to determine policy ensure the proper management of YHA and provide effective guidance and leadership to the CEO, Executive Team and employees.

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YHA (Youth Hostel Association of England and Wales) is a charity with a long history and an ambitious goal, to reach over one million young people every year by 2020.  Our remarkable network of 150 unique properties spans England and Wales' most inspirational landscapes and landmarks, offering young people unique opportunities to access, explore, revel and grow in the glorious great outdoors.

We're now recruiting!

This year we are looking to appoint up to three talented individuals to join the Board of Trustees. As well as steer the delivery of our 2017-2020 Business Plan, new Trustees will contribute to the longer term strategic direction of YHA.

Find out more about the impact YHA has had on the lives of young people by reading the YHA Impact Report 2017.

We are seeking dynamic, commercially minded individuals who possess strategic vision combined with a firm understanding of YHA who can add tangible value and influence and lead senior decision makers across the organisation.

View the Candidate Statement

View the YHA Trustee Information Pack

If you are interested in becoming a Trustee at YHA, please submit your CV and your completed Trustee Candidate Statement (available as a download above) via email to [email protected] by 13th April 2018. Your CV should highlight experience in areas such as:

  • Education and qualifications

  • Employment history

  • Short summary of skills and experience likely to be of value to YHA

  • General interests and activities.

Meet our Trustees and find out more about being a YHA Trustee

To find out more about becoming a YHA Trustee and working with YHA, watch our film.

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