Join Our Board

Become a trustee and help grow our impact globally

At Habitat for Humanity Great Britain, we rely on our trustees to provide sound financial oversight and governance of the organisation, as well as strategic and operational guidance to the senior management team.

Our impact strategy is focused on giving 5 million people a safe and decent place to live by 2030. To achieve this ambitious target, we have a number of exciting projects planned over the coming years that will see us grow our impact and presence, locally and globally.

Our trustees will play a critical role in helping us achieve this vision, and we are currently looking to increase the skills and diversity of thought on the Board. While we need specific skills and experiences, above all we would like to hear from you if you are passionate and committed to the vision we all share – everyone deserves a decent place to call home.

If you would like to find out more about becoming a trustee, please fill in the form below.


Charity Retail

We are currently in the process of launching our first charity shop, based on Habitat for Humanity's retail concept called ReStore. It is successful globally, in areas as diverse as North America, Poland, Ireland and New Zealand. Our vision is for ReStore to become a key element in our local programming, awareness raising, and impact.We are looking for a seasoned retail expert, preferably with experience of charity retail at a senior level, to advise the board and senior management team on the strategic and operational requirements of this exciting new venture
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Construction/ Infrastructure

With a post-COVID-19 policy focus on building back better in the UK, Europe and globally, we are looking for an individual with a background in the infrastructure/ construction sector to join our Board to augment our senior expertise in housing. A senior individual with a background in engineering, consulting or sustainable energy, you will ideally have experience of working with complex challenges, and within global organisations. The trustee will join the Impact Committee, evaluating new project proposals and providing strategic oversight of Programme and Partnership planning.
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International Development

We are looking for an experienced, high-profile individual with a development background to join our Board of Trustees. This key trustee will help inform our impact strategy, highlighting external opportunities and trends and ensuring a level of ambition for impact. A highly influential individual, with a track record of working with senior development stakeholders, including funders, government, and private sector stakeholders, ideally in housing, shelter and/or development.

Marketing/ Communications

We are looking for a senior marketing professional, working at executive level within a charity or commercial organisation. We are interested in individuals who have experience of building partnerships for marketing collaborations,with well developed external networks, including media and other influential stakeholders. You will help provide strategic oversight of marketing planning and engagement. You will naturally champion the organisation and draw on your external networks to raise the profile externally. Your expertise will help the Board and CEO build the organisational capacity for media and outreach and engagement.
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We are looking for an individual with strategic digital experience, with a background in technology or digital innovation. You will have demonstrable experience of leading on digital strategy within organisations at an executive level or as a consultant, and extensive knowledge of digital practices, platforms, and services. You will help provide strategic oversight of our digital engagement and fundraising and champion the use of data in driving improvement in marketing, communications, and operations (e.g., in monitoring, financial management and reporting). Well-connected externally, you will be able to leverage your networks to connect the organisation to key digital partners.


We are looking for a qualified lawyer, preferably with experience of UK charity law and/or the real estate and construction sectors. We are interested in individuals with experience of providing pro bono legal support (regardless of sector), and who have built a professional network across the legal sector. You will provide the board with informed advice, especially related to financial, strategic, and governance issues especially, and this trustee will join the Finance, Risk and Audit sub-committee.
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We are looking for a seasoned HR professional with experience of UK HR law, to advise the CEO and leadership team when required on employee relations, recruitment, retention, reward and recognition, staff and trustee training and development, as well as advise around current and future strategic resourcing. The HR trustee will also help ensure the board understand and fulfil its responsibilities in relation to HR concerns.
Do you have other skills not listed above, but would still like to contribute to our mission? If so, we would love to hear from you.

Register Your Interest in Joining Our Board!

To express interest in becoming a trustee of Habitat for Humanity Great Britain and receive more information about the role and responsibilities of a trustee, please fill in the form below.