As a charity and a limited company, the Duckworth Worcestershire Trust is run by Trustees, who also fulfil the role of company directors.
The original board of Trustees comprised the Duckworth family and after the sad passing of Cecil Duckworth OBE Jilly Duckworth will remain as Chair.This is a challenging time for The Duckworth Worcestershire Trust, which has been involved environmental and social projects throughout Worcestershire for almost a quarter of a century, with the aim of protecting and enhancing the natural and built environment for the benefit of Worcestershire citizens. With urgent wider global issues like the current climate emergency and loss of habitats and their dependent biodiversity, the Trust is keen to focus more energy on tackling these challenges, and to inspire, educate and motivate people to lead a more environmentally friendly life.
Board members are expected to be 18 years or over and work with The Duckworth Worcestershire Trust for a minimum term of three years. You will be able promote our work and act as an ambassador for the charity, sharing our commitment to a sustainable future for all. Becoming a charity trustee is an amazing way to give back to the causes you love, connect with your community, boost your career, confidence, happiness, and health. Commitment is approximately two to three days a month including Board meetings, currently every month. Out of pocket expenses will be paid.