Treasurer – Refugee Council

Our vision is one where refugees are welcome to live safe and fulfilling lives contributing to the UK.

Location(s): Flexible location
Closing date: 17 May 2022
Salary: Out of pocket expenses

About the role

At the Refugee Council we have been supporting and campaigning for refugees since 1951. The current environment tells you how crucial our work is, so we seek a credible person for this important role.

Our new Treasurer will have strong financial acumen, to take oversight of our strategic financial planning, as well as our frameworks for risk, assurance and control. With an ability to build effective relationships, you will be a team-player who enjoys working in a group, applying your expertise to work towards our common goals. While you do not need to have prior Trustee experience, your Board exposure means that you have good governance insight. You will be chairing our Finance and Resources Committee, so we will also value your ability to chair meetings, ensuring they are focused and collaborative.

We expect that you will feel as strongly as we do about fighting for the rights of refugees, speaking out about injustice and delivering work that makes an impact. Our work has a dual role, to provide direct support to refugees but also to use that experience to influence Government policy and public opinion. Our empathy for the experience of refugees, and our vision for how people can contribute and thrive with the right support has never been so important. If you agree, find out more about this opportunity to join our team and help us lead in these extraordinary times.

Key contact

For an informal discussion and further information about this role, please contact Bill Barkworth on 07706 369 273 or

Key dates

Closing date Stage 1 interviews Stakeholder sessions Stage 2 interviews
Tues 17 May 2022 at 12 noon Thurs 26 May 2022 After 8 June 2022 Tues 14 June 2022

How to apply

Please download and review the recruitment pack and associated documents below:

Send an up to date CV and supporting statement, detailing how you meet the criteria for this role using the person specification, along with your completed declaration form. We advise that your supporting statement is no longer than 3 pages and your CV no more than 3 pages. Your CV must contain dates worked and a brief description of your key responsibilities for each role including consultancy/project work.

Once complete, please use the button below to apply:


Please ensure we receive your application in good time. If you do not see a confirmation message after submitting your application using the online form, please call us on 020 3434 0990.

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Treasurer – Refugee Council

Location(s): Flexible location
Closing date: 17 May 2022
Salary: Out of pocket expenses

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