RJC Membership Trustee

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3 February 2024

We are looking for two dedicated individuals to join the RJC Board as Membership Trustees from June 2024.

Please Note: Our constitution dictates that Membership Trustees must hold and maintain a current individual or organisational membership with the RJC throughout their tenure as a trustee.

As the governing body of the RJC, the Board of Trustees plays a crucial role in overseeing the organisation’s overall corporate governance. This involves collectively establishing objectives and ensuring that the RJC functions efficiently towards achieving those objectives for the betterment of the public.Trustees have a vital role in providing guidance and support towards our work.

Amongst the seven Membership Trustees, who are directly elected from our membership, we aim to have a diverse representation from the wide spectrum of restorative practice. They are entrusted with acting in the best interest of the RJC and helping us achieve our charitable goals, as well as realising our vision to make quality restorative practice accessible to all.

Our Board, led by the esteemed Debbie Watters OBE, comprises representatives from our membership, alongside Council Trustees who bring in external expertise and experience to our decision-making process.

We are currently seeking to broaden our Board of Trustees and invite individuals from the following sectors who possess the following skills to apply for the position.


  • Finance, income generation and fundraising
  • Business development
  • Recruitment and people welfare
  • Legal and/or knowledge of principles and process in quality, diversity and inclusion
  • Marketing, media and PR
  • Standards and practice development


  • Grass roots organisations
  • Education
  • Health / mental health
  • Social care
  • Housing
  • Victim and/or offender services
  • Police
  • Youth justice
  • Academia

Our unwavering dedication is to accurately represent and embody the diversity of the UK, while promoting equal opportunities throughout our organisation. We have established policies and procedures that strive to foster a discrimination-free environment that values the uniqueness of every individual. Our foremost principle is to treat all individuals with fairness, dignity, and respect. We strongly encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and parenthood, race, religion, or marital status.

We want to ensure that our application process does not discourage potential candidates from applying. If you need any assistance during any stage of the recruitment process, please do not hesitate to reach out to us at enquiries@restorativejustice.org.uk.

For more information or to run for election, kindly access the 'Your Guide to Becoming a RJC Trustee' information pack and 'Trustee nomination' form below.

Completed nomination forms must be submitted before 5pm on 29 March, 2024.

Closing Date: 
Friday, 29 March 2024