Application pack: 
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Leap is seeking a new treasurer to support the board of trustees and executive in overseeing the financial affairs of the organisation. This is an exciting opportunity to help drive the success of a growing and successful organisation that makes a profound and positive impact on the lives of young people and their communities.

We are looking for someone who values the potential of young people, is passionate about their growth and development and understands the challenges they face. An interest in Leap’s work and approach are essential as well as an ambitious outlook for Leap’s future.

She or he will have senior experience of directing finances, will have active networks in business and philanthropy sectors, and will be able to bring these to their support of Leap’s work.

The individual will have a proven track record of financial management and monitoring the financial health of an organisation. They will also act as a representative, spokesperson and cause leader creating and identifying donors and business opportunities for Leap.

Leap’s Board is made up of a dozen members, who are recruited, selected and approved by the Board of Trustees. Each trustee serves a three-year term, after which they may stand for second and third three-year terms. Leap’s Board is a diverse group, made up of leaders from a wide range of backgrounds, including the youth and community sector, business, media, the secure estate, central government, law, as well as young people who have come through Leap’s programmes.

Leap’s Board meets four times per year, usually at its offices in Finsbury Park, London. The overall time commitment for a trustee is expected to be up to two days per quarter. The position of trustee is voluntary, but reasonable expenses will be reimbursed.

How to apply: 

The closing date for applications has been extended to 9am on Monday 3rd September and interviews will be held on Thursday 13th September. 

To apply, please e-mail your CV and covering letter summarising your motivations for applying and addressing the key points in the person specification to Thomas Lawson at

Applicants are asked to provide suitable daytime and evening telephone and email contact details.

Our CEO, Thomas Lawson, would be delighted to speak to any interested candidates: