We are not currently accepting applications but keep an eye out throughout the year for opportunities in these volunteering roles.
Board of Trustees
The Board of Trustees is responsible for managing the affairs of IOSH and is legally accountable for all the organisation’s activities and results. Trustees will have experience working as a senior manager at a strategic level. As a trustee, you can contribute to IOSH’s development and our vision for a safer and healthier world of work.
IOSH has over 40 branches, districts and sections. Each one has a committee that is made up of dedicated volunteers. These volunteers engage with IOSH members, recruit new members, organise activities and support the IOSH brand and strategy.
You can find resources for volunteers, including committee roles and responsibilities, by visiting the Volunteer Portal.
Council is IOSH’s representative body, providing advice and guidance on strategic, professional and policy issues for the Institution. It represents the views of members to the Board of Trustees and has the key responsibility for choosing who will represent the Institution as President.
Future Leaders Community Steering Group
20 dynamic members with a passion for driving the OSH profession forward volunteer with the Future Leaders Community Steering Group (FLCSG).
IOSH has 18 industry specific groups. Each one has a committee that is made up of dedicated volunteers. These volunteers engage with IOSH members, recruit new members, organise activities and support the IOSH brand and strategy.
Read more about the competencies required of group committee members (PDF 61.6KB).
IOSH Services Limited (ISL) Board
ISL is the commercial trading subsidiary of IOSH. As a separate legal entity, it is governed by its own Board. The Board is appointed by ISL’s shareholder, the IOSH Board of Trustees. The ISL Board members’ have legal accountability for all activities and results of the company in accordance with the Companies Act 2006.
The Presidential team works closely with the Institution in an ambassadorial capacity, supporting the delivery of key strategic messages to the membership and globally to the wider occupational health and safety profession.
The President Elect and two new Vice-Presidents are nominated by Council and approved by the membership at its Annual General Meeting. This is also when the President and Immediate Past President are confirmed.