Chair of Trustees of the Geographical Association

  • Job Reference: 00000233-1
  • Date posted: 21 January 2020
  • Recruiter: The Geographical Association
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/benefits: Role is not remunerated but travel and subsistence expenses reimbursed
  • Sector: Education/Training
  • Job type: Trustee
  • Work hours: Part Time

Job description

Opportunity to become Chair of Trustees of the Geographical Association


The Geographical Association (GA) is seeking a committed individual to chair its trustee board, known as its Governing Body. This is a new role, with an initial term of three years from September 2020. Applications are invited from individuals who support our aim of furthering knowledge and understanding of geography through education and who have the requisite skills and experience to provide inclusive leadership to the Governing Body.


The GA’s Governing Body, meeting three times a year, comprises 14 Trustees and has overall responsibility for the GA and its current and future well-being. The Governing Body is responsible for the stewardship of the GA in accordance with the law and the GA's charitable objectives. The role is not remunerated but travel and subsistence expenses are reimbursed.  


The GA is a registered charity no.1135148 and a company limited by guarantee no. 07139068. Please see for further details of the organisation.


How to apply:

If you would like to arrange an initial, informal discussion, contact  Gill Miller, GA President. 

Please send your formal application, comprising covering letter and CV, for the attention of  GA Executive Assistant Ricky Buck by clicking 'apply for this job now'


Application deadline:

Applications for this volunteer position should be submitted by midday on 28th February.