Livingston James retained by Sacro to appoint 3 New Board Trustees

Sacro is a Scottish community justice organisation that works to deliver life-changing services that empower people, give hope and protection, and help to build safe communities. For over 50 years we have supported people at all stages in the justice system in Scotland, helping them to find paths to positive change.

Our vision:

Scotland will be a place of safety, inclusiveness, and well-being for everyone.

Our mission:

To deliver life-changing services that empower people, give hope and protection and help to build safe communities.

Our values:

These values and principles underpin all activities:

  • Inclusion
  • Not judging
  • Respecting people
  • Trust
  • Kindness
  • Empowering people
  • Inspiring people


We are looking to recruit 3 new board trustees who will ensure the effective governance of Sacro as a charity so that it meets its legal obligations, manages risks, and grows and develops its vital range of services.

Sacro are committed to inclusivity and encouraging diversity of thought, background and experience and as a board, we bring diverse skills, experiences, and styles, and share a commitment to the values, aims and goals of Sacro. We believe that everyone has the right to the opportunity for positive change and we do not judge.

Previous board experience is not a pre-requisite, and we welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds who bring relevant experience, including lived experience and a passion to make a lasting difference. Our new board members should be committed to our mission and organisational values and bring one or more of the following areas of expertise:

  • Knowledge of the justice sector or involvement in working with people in crisis (e.g., homelessness, domestic abuse sectors) in Scotland
  • Accountancy or strategic financial management experience
  • Business Development / Income diversification
  • Public Affairs, Public Relations and/or external communication
  • Front-line service development and delivery


If you join us, we strongly believe that Sacro will benefit, you will benefit and most importantly the people who use our services will benefit.

For more information, please review the full role profile below or contact Douglas Adam via [email protected]


Sacro – Board Trustee Recruitment

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