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Join Our Board and Make A Difference.

Open Recruitment!

Are you passionate about empowering students, supporting charitable causes, and making a positive impact in our community? ESCA is seeking dedicated individuals to join our Board of Trustees and play a pivotal role in driving our mission forward.

About ESCA:

  • Our Legacy: With a history spanning over 155 years, ESCA is the link between students and charitable giving. We have a rich legacy of empowering students to fundraise for causes they care about.

  • Our Aim: ESCA's aim is to inspire, support, and enable students to organise innovative fundraising events that benefit both local and global charitable initiatives.


What We Do:

  • Empower Students: ESCA provides students with the resources, guidance, and support they need to create and manage their fundraising events. We believe in the power of young minds to drive positive change.

  • Fundraising Support: We offer grants, event planning assistance, technology resources, and mentorship to students, helping them turn their ideas into impactful fundraisers.

  • Community Engagement: ESCA fosters a sense of community among students, volunteers, and charitable organisations, strengthening our collective ability to make a difference.


What We Are Looking For:

As part of our open recruitment for Board members, ESCA is specifically seeking individuals based in Edinburgh with expertise and experience in the following areas:

  • HR/Legal Expertise: We are looking for someone with a background in human resources or legal affairs who can provide guidance on governance, compliance, and HR-related matters.

  • Finance/Accounting Experience: We seek a Board member with financial and accounting expertise to help oversee our financial operations, budgets, and financial strategy.

  • Marketing and PR Experience: ESCA aims to expand its reach and impact. We need a marketing and PR expert who can help us develop and execute effective strategies to raise awareness and support.


Why Join ESCA:

  • Make a Difference: Your involvement with ESCA directly contributes to positive change in our community and supports charitable causes.

  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with like-minded individuals, students, and professionals who share your passion for philanthropy and community engagement.

  • Shape the Future: Contribute your expertise to guide ESCA's strategic direction and help us evolve in an ever-changing landscape.


What to Expect at ESCA:

  • Board Meetings: Trustees typically commit to attending monthly in-person board meetings from September to April with a break over the summer. These meetings provide a forum for strategic discussions, decision-making, and updates from our students.

  • Communication Commitments: Alongside Board meetings, trustees will be expected to engage in occasional document reviews and correspondence, ensuring effective communication and preparation for upcoming meetings and ESCA activities.

  • Event Participation: Depending on your availability and interests, you may choose to participate in ESCA events, engaging with the community and supporting our initiatives.

How to Apply:

If you are excited about joining our team and have the expertise we are seeking, we would love to hear from you! Please submit your resume and a brief statement of interest, to

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