• VO95610
  • Board/trustee role


The role of Trustee at Stable Life is to support the Chairperson and fellow board members in ensuring the charitable organisation, Stable Life, is managed with due diligence under the rules and conditions set by OSCR.

A Trustee of Stable Life will work with other trustees, the organisation CEO, staff members and volunteers to ensure the charity is carrying out its intended purpose. As a trustee you will lead the charity and help decide how it is run, making decisions that will impact on people’s lives. As a trustee you will use your skills and experience to make a difference to the local community and wider society as a whole.

2 hours per month as and when required with a minimum commitment of 1 year.

Organisation aims and objectives

Stable Life is a registered charity working with vulnerable young people between 10 and 18 years of age in the Scottish Borders who are experiencing personal challenges. We offer a safe, nurturing and learning experience using the horse and its surroundings to help young people reach their full potential and become healthier and happier.

Frequency and commitment details

2 hours per month as and when required with a minimum commitment of 1 year.


Experience required: • Previous experience in a managerial role or professional capacity. • HR background - desirable. • Previous Trustee/Director/Board – desirable. • Good Communication skills – desirable. • Proven record of working in a team.
Travel details: Stable Life, Dryden Farm, Ashkirk, Scottish Borders.
Minimum age: 16


Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Travel expenses provided.
Taster available: Yes
Training details: A full trustee induction meeting/training session will be held for successful applicants.
Support: Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet