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CPRE Norfolk

CPRE Norfolk

Non-profit

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We believe that protecting all the things that make Norfolk unique will best serve the future of our county, all who live in it and the UK as a whole. As the population of Britain expands, the ...

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Chair, CPRE Norfolk

Chair, CPRE Norfolk

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CPRE Norfolk
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Summary

We are seeking a new Chair for our board of trustees who is passionate about making the countryside a better place for all to enjoy.

Detailed description

What you will be doing

  • Providing strategic leadership to our charity and supporting fundraising, membership and engagement initiatives
  • Ensuring our charity meets constitutional and governance requirements
  • Ensuring the financial integrity and long-term sustainability of our charity
  • Ensuring board and subgroup meetings and our AGM are held on a regular basis
  • Building relationships and representing CPRE at community, council and partnership meetings
  • Liaising with local CPREs, regional groups and national CPRE
  • Supporting trustees and volunteers and identifying candidates for succession
  • Safeguarding the good name and values of our charity
  • Providing or arranging line management of any employees
  • Advocating the work of CPRE through public speaking and media interviews
  • Chairs also represent our charity by being the voting member at national CPRE

The skills you need

  • A commitment to CPRE policies, brand, campaigns and initiatives
  • Some previous experience in leadership, management and organisational development
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to demonstrate diplomacy, impartiality, respect and confidentiality
  • Previous experience of committee work - paid or voluntary
  • Knowledge of environmental and countryside issues
  • Knowledge of the charity sector including funding and governance
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience of working with people from different backgrounds and abilities
  • Be able to commit to volunteering regularly to suit your availability, including attendance at meetings
  • We ask that all trustees are, or are willing to become, members of CPRE

What's in it for you

  • Use your skills and experience to contribute to the success of our charity and make a positive difference to the countryside
  • Meet like-minded people and enjoy being part of a team
  • Enhance your CV by developing new skills and gaining valuable experience
  • We’ll support you to develop in your volunteering role and provide you with relevant training
  • We’ll give you a reference for your future work or volunteering
  • Get involved with social events and workshops on a local and national level, including the annual CPRE conference
  • The opportunity to attend a volunteer induction day at CPRE’s national office in London or a regional centre
  • We provide out-of-pocket travel expenses

For further details about the charity and the role please visit the CPRE Norfolk website.

What volunteers need

🗣️ Native language skills

What we will provide to volunteers

💸 Reimbursement of costs🤝 Extra support
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About CPRE Norfolk

We believe that protecting all the things that make Norfolk unique will best serve the future of our county, all who live in it and the UK as a whole. As the population of Britain expands, the tranquil, attractive and uncrowded landscapes that Norfolk offers become increasingly important national assets.

We believe that by planning our future, taking a balanced approach to growth, satisfying the needs of all of us who live and work in Norfolk, protecting our economic future and making sure jobs and the right housing is available at every level, we can ensure the protection of our environment as well as our future prosperity.