Become a Trustee

Dementia Friendly Keighley is on the lookout for committed, hard working and caring people to join our family on the Board of Trustees.

We are very keen to expand further but need you to help make it happen.

So, if you want to make a positive difference to those with dementia and their carers and have a real passion for volunteering and serving the community; have a look at the supporting documents and please get in touch.

We Need You! Trustees Needed For Dementia Charity

Dementia Friendly Keighley (DFK) is seeking suitably skilled trustees of all backgrounds to assist in the running of this essential organisation and support us on our journey to make Keighley, ‘Dementia-Friendly’.

We are a small but impactful charity, at the heart of our diverse community, offering a much used and well-respected service to people living with dementia and their family, friends and carers in the Keighley area.

Becoming a trustee for DFK will be an exciting and fulfilling role, and you will be hugely important to the charity, working closely with the DFK Information and Support Centre. Equally, volunteering to govern the charity will enhance skills and knowledge for your career development.

We need trustees with a range of skill sets and are particularly looking for applicants that will diversify our board, bringing a wider variety of lived experience, knowledge and expertise.

Ideally, we are looking for trustees with some experience or knowledge of leadership in an organisation, small or large (this could be voluntary), awareness of the issues around dementia and links within Keighley. An understanding of managing a business (finance, facilities and IT) are beneficial but not essential.

We are also particularly looking for someone willing to take on the secretarial role to the board, as the trustee with current responsibility is stepping down after several years.

Most importantly, we are seeking individuals who have an interest in what we do, and enthusiasm to help us do it.

Trustee Specification
A commitment to the organisation (trustees meet for six weekly, two hour board meetings at the DFK Information and Support Centre)
A willingness to devote the necessary time and effort
Strategic vision
Good, independent judgement
An ability to think creatively
Hands-on approach

This is a vital role, helping ensure we can continue our support for people living with dementia. As a trustee, you will have a real opportunity to offer your unique skill set to help the strategic progression of the charity.

For more information, please contact Helen Bradley, Chair of Trustees at

Have a question?

If you would like to work for Dementia Friendly Keighley and would like more inforrmation, please get in touch. Send your query using the form provided or call us and We can then chat through the roles and what will be expected of you and what you can expect from us.

Call us on 07452 773788



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