Chairman, Eaton Vale Scout and Guide Activity Centre
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SummaryAn opportunity to shape and lead the trustee board at Eaton Vale in the role of chairman whilst sharing your business, project and people management skills.
To provide leadership to the EVAC trustee board and ensure that all trustees fulfil their duties and responsibilities related to the proper governance of the charity.
To ensure the charity achieves its strategic objectives.
To ensure the smooth running of trustee board meetings.
To create productive relationships with and among individual trustees.
To create an environment conducive to a high performing trustee board.
To ensure appropriate line management and support for the centre manager.
To act as a figurehead or spokesperson where required.
The Chairman (and all other trustees) must be able to demonstrate the following skills and values:
A commitment to the charity
A commitment to equal opportunities and the promotion of diversity
A willingness to devote the necessary time and effort to the role
Strategic vision and the ability to translate this into a structured deliverable plan
Good, independent judgement
An understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of trusteeship
An ability to work effectively as a member of a team
An ability to challenge current thinking, the method of governance and management of the organisation in a constructive manner
Desirable areas of expertise:
Charity law and governance
Recruitment and human resources expertise, including employment legislation
Marketing, media and PR
Experience of a 3rd sector youth charity
About Girlguiding Norfolk County
All our volunteers freely give their time (as much or as little as they can spare) to help achieve our aim of developing every young person's potential through exciting, interesting and varied meetings in a girl only space.