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Volunteer Chair, CPRE Norfolk

CPRE Norfolk


Posted over 30 days ago...

We are searching for someone who is passionate about promoting and enhancing the beautiful Norfolk countryside and who can provide the leadership to help ensure the long-term success of our charity. Is this you?


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Norwich, NR3 1RS

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

We’re passionate about making the countryside in Norfolk a better place for everyone to enjoy and are seeking a proactive leader, ideally with some experience of charity governance and board management, to become Chair of our charity. We need someone to help advocate for our campaign priorities and oversee the future direction and development of our charity. Someone who will support our fundraising, membership and engagement initiatives, build relationships and represent CPRE Norfolk at key external stakeholder meetings, and liaise with other local CPREs and national CPRE. The role requires approximately 2 to 4 hours per week on average, although this is flexible. You need to live in ,or have close links to Norfolk to understand the local issues and challenges, and can carry out the role from home or the CPRE Norfolk office, with occasional travel elsewhere in the county.

What are we looking for?

Ideally, you will bring some of the following qualities:

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 Good written and verbal communication skills Experience of working with people from different backgrounds and abilities Sufficient, flexible daytime and evening availability to fulfil the role (approximately 6 to 8 hours per week on average) A commitment to CPRE campaigns and initiatives We ask that all Trustees are, or are willing to become, members of CPRE (it’s quick and easy to join)

What difference will you make?

As Chair you’ll provide leadership to our Board of Trustees, a team with a broad range of experience, and guide the future strategy, direction and development of our charity. Working collaboratively with your fellow Trustees, volunteers and paid support staff, you will help increase our visibility, promote our campaigns and increase our membership. You’ll help advocate for positive solutions and make a real difference with regard to the issues facing the local countryside and the environment. What’s in it for you? You’ll have the satisfaction of leading a local charity with a long history of campaigning to promote, protect and enhance the Norfolk countryside. You’ll meet like-minded people throughout Norfolk and across the country, You’ll get involved with social events, networking activities, and topical workshops on a local and national level, and you’ll be able to participate in relevant training.


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