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Join Karuna's Board of Trustees

On Thu, 23 September, 2021 - 12:23
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Karuna is growing and is looking to diversify our Board of Trustees.

Karuna exists to end caste-based discrimination, poverty and inequality in South Asia. Our work focuses on education, dignified livelihoods and gender equality, transforming communities and changing society.

Since the outbreak of covid, we have supported 350,000 people – enabling them and their families to survive the trials of this pandemic. We are looking for new trustees who are able to dedicate time, energy and skills to help us grow and steer the charity.  

​​The Board of Karuna seeks to better represent the communities we serve, and as such we are looking to appoint new members to the Board with a diversity of experience and perspective. We are looking for Order Members with lived experiences of caste or other forms of discrimination. 

Our trustees are responsible for the strategic direction of the charity and to help us move forward we are looking for trustees with particular experience of:

  • lived experience of caste-based or racial discrimination
  • Digital strategy

We will consider those with no previous Trustee experience, but you must be able to demonstrate an understanding of the duties and responsibilities of being a Board and committee member.

The Board meets four times a year along with optional/additional subgroup meetings. Trustees serve on a voluntary basis, although reasonable expenses will be paid.

For a detailed description of the role or for an informal, confidential discussion with our Human Resources Manager, please contact Chandrasurya at csp [at] 

Closing date 31st October 2021