Our planet faces a crisis. The climate emergency and the actions of humankind are causing irreversible damage to the health and diversity of our natural world. There is growing public awareness and concern about the urgent need to act, both globally and locally. International agreements and national initiatives are starting to appear but we can also do things locally. The Trust for Oxfordshire’s Environment (TOE) enables people and organisations to support nature’s recovery and the local environment in truly practical ways. TOE will assist nature’s recovery; we will focus on increasing biodiversity, on reducing the county’s carbon footprint, and we will encourage understanding of and accessibility to green spaces and the wider countryside.
TOE is a charity with a board of trustees and a small but dedicated staff. Over the last 12 years we have distributed over £3 million to projects supporting the Oxfordshire environment and hope to distribute many more millions over the coming years. Our founder and chair is now seeking to retire and the Trust is looking for someone new to join the board and to take over as Chair. You will, of course, care deeply about the Oxfordshire environment but you will also have charitable experience, be well connected within the county both to its institutions and its business community. You will be dedicated and you will be a leader with the ability to inspire others. It’s a huge challenge we face – our future depends on it.
For a full description of this role and of the work of TOE, and how to apply please see: