Trustee Vacancies

The Trust 

The Life Changes Trust is an independent Scottish charity, established in 2013 with a £50 million endowment from the Big Lottery Fund. The Trust’s aim is to drive transformational and sustainable improvements in the quality of life and well-being of two key groups in Scotland:

  • People living with dementia and their carers
  • Care experienced young people

Everything we do at the Life Changes Trust is underpinned by our commitment to improving the lives of our beneficiaries.  Their needs, views and priorities are at the heart of our work.

The Trust works closely with our beneficiaries as well as others, including service providers, policy makers and researchers to make sure that our funding and influencing activities are targeted in ways that will bring the greatest benefit to our beneficiaries


The Trust currently has 9 committed and active Trustees who bring a wide range of skills to the organisation with diverse experience in the third, public and private sectors. We now wish to recruit several more Trustees with a commitment to the vision, mission and values of the Trust who also bring knowledge and experience in one or more of the following areas, in particular:

  • In depth understanding and experience of dementia


  • Knowledge and experience of funding in the independent funding sector
  • entrepreneurial skills and experience from the private and/or social sectors
  • Management of endowments, including responsible investment
  • Charitable financial management and governance

This is an exceptional opportunity to join a visionary charity which is committed to investing in real and sustainable improvements in the lives of people affected by dementia and care experienced young people.

This is a voluntary role (although expenses are paid) which requires someone with the time and ability to participate effectively in both our Board and at least one of our committees.  Trustees are collectively responsible for the performance of the Trust overall. 

If you would like to discuss the role informally, please contact the Trust’s Chief Executive Maddy Halliday:

For more information on the roles of our Trustees and information on how to apply, go to our website:

Closing date: 10th February 2016