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Become A Trustee

Trusteeship is one of the most important roles within the voluntary sector. Trustees give direction to a charity and are ultimately responsible for its activities. Trustees are the people who serve as the governing body of a charity and come from a diverse range of backgrounds.

At Aiming Higher we have opportunities for professionals and people with excellent personal skills to join our incredible board of trustees. Aiming Higher needs a range of professional skills, such as law, finance, IT, HR, PR, marketing as well as life skills. You do not need to be a specialist to be valuable. If you can provide a fresh perspective and a bit of common sense, you’ll be doing a good job.

Being a trustee will enable you to develop new transferable skills, improve your CV and broaden your experience, we will also provide you with an opportunity to meet interesting new people and potentially be the catalyst that opens doors to all sorts of other networks. As a trustee at Aiming Higher, you will have the chance to shape, support and contribute your ideas and knowledge to an amazing organisation that provides life-changing support for families with disabled children.

For more details, please contact Aiming Higher on 01253 206447 or email info@aiminghighercharity.org.uk.

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Latest News from Aiming Higher

Take a Walk on the Wildside! Fundraising Challenge

Posted on 3rd April 2024

Aiming Higher relies heavily on fundraising, donations and sponsorship to be able to provide the wonderful services they do, and to date have helped more than a thousand children and families. The cost of registration for this hiking challenge,is solely to cover the mountain leaders and guides, and therefore participants are asked to also consider […]

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Aiming Higher Ball

Posted on 5th June 2024

The Aiming Higher fundraising ball took place on June 1st and proved a great success, raising £4330 to help the team continue to support families. The “Around the world” theme was well received and the partygoers enjoyed a drinks reception, three course meal, fundraising activities and amazing entertainment from drag artist Ruby Sinclair and live […]

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Volunteers Week

Posted on 5th June 2024

This week is Volunteers Week and we’d like to say a big “THANK YOU!” to all who have volunteered at Aiming Higher over the years. We’d also like to shine the spotlight on our amazing team of volunteer counsellors, Katherine, Ruth and Tony who between them, offer counselling Monday – Thursday. If you are registered […]

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Funding Appeal

Posted on 15th March 2024

The Aiming Higher Charity has been supporting disabled children and their families for over 12 years…but now, due to funding cuts, we need your help more than ever. Our ‘Rising Stars’ Preschool Enrichment programme (Rising Stars: Preschool Enrichment Programme | Aiming Higher (aiminghighercharity.org.uk)) has been a lifeline for hundreds of families, but is now in […]

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