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Volunteer Chair of Trustees

Community First Herefordshire and Worcestershire


Posted over 30 days ago...

Community First is at the forefront of sustainable, robust community development. From ensuring people have vital access to public transport, saving village halls and pubs, and support people with mental health and well-being.


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Droitwich Spa, WR9 8QZ

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

We are searching for an innovative and driven Chair of Trustees to support the Chief Executive and the team in building a bold new strategy to reinvigorate Community First by developing new services and working alongside communities to make a real difference in the lives of local people.

What are we looking for?

The Chair of Trustees will have: ● Knowledge of Civil Society/Community Development and the third sector, have been a trustee for another charity, and have a genuine interest in local communities and people. ● Strong leadership, people management skills and the ability to chair meetings effectively. ● Commitment to the aims, objectives and values of Community First. ● Willingness to promote the charity in the best interests of its stakeholders, staff, community partners and people supported by Community First’s projects and programmes. ● Strategic vision and understanding. ● Professional, independent judgement. ● An understanding of legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of trusteeship and the financial aspects of running a charity. ● An understanding of how the Third Sector works. ● An ability to work effectively as part of a team, contributing an independent perspective. ● Possess and demonstrate integrity, objectivity, accountability, and honesty. ● The Chair of Trustees must be legally eligible to stand as a registered Company Director and Charity Trustee. Having had previous experience as Chair of a voluntary organisation is an advantage

What difference will you make?

The successful individual will join us at an exciting time of growth and renewal. We know our communities have changed, and we want to be part of that change. You will help drive the development of new services that will make a difference in the lives of local people. So, whether you have previous trustee experience or you're looking for a new challenge, your skills, expertise, and knowledge can make a difference.


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