Project 6 Trustees

Help People Help Themselves

We are recruiting committed individuals to our Board of Trustees. At Project 6 we work alongside individuals, families and communities affected by substance use, and experiencing multiple disadvantages across West and South Yorkshire.

You believe…

…people matter

…everyone can change

…in doing things well

You are one or more of…

…someone with lived experience of our field, especially substance use

…someone with a flair for growing and developing a business

…a Person of Colour

… first time Trustee


We are…

…a charity which works across South and West Yorkshire to deliver services in four areas:

  • Young People and families
  • Alcohol and Complex Needs
  • Recovery
  • Training

…people who exist at the sharp end of dealing with the health inequalities in society and we need passionate individuals to help us innovate and fight to address these

…recruiting to our Board of Trustees and looking for individuals willing to bring their enthusiasm, energy and creativity to helping improve the lives of people in our communities

…beginning a year-long programme in Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion for all staff, volunteers, and Trustees …looking for new ways to develop our charity and are looking for new ideas and perspectives

We ask our Trustees to…

…attend 6 Board Meetings a year, currently held digitally, normally held in Leeds.

…attend at least 4 Citizen’s Assemblies with the people who use our services every year

…join us on our away day every year

…commit around 50 hours per year in total

We offer…

…induction, training and support

…reimbursement of expenses

…the chance to support a brilliant organisation delivering invaluable work through a really interesting time

…the opportunity to improve the health and wellbeing of some of the most marginalised people in our community.

How to apply

If you would like to apply to become a Trustee of Project 6 please complete the Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form below. We have put together in information pack to give you some background on the organisation and assist with your application.

If you require a large print, would like a paper copy posting to you, require a different version of any of the documents or application form or require any other assistance please either email or call 01535 610180 and ask for Cathy Shaw.

Closing date: 31st January 2021

Virtual Interviews: by Friday 12th February 2021

Application Form

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Airedale Voluntary Drug and Alcohol Agency trading as Project 6 is a registered charity number 1173006 and a company limited by guarantee and registered in England and Wales number 3430925