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Volunteer Volunteer Chairperson

Falmouth & Penryn Sea Cadets


Posted over 30 days ago...

Do you have trustee or management experience? Would you like the opportunity to apply this experience in a meaningful volunteer role to launch young people for life


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Penryn, TR10 8AQ

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

About the Volunteer Chairperson role: The tasks of a Chairperson include but are not restricted to the following:

To be a Charity Trustee To maintain, develop and chair an effective Unit Management Team (UMT) for the unit. To oversee compliance of charity regulations and Sea Cadet policies and procedures. To ensure the UMT provide a properly maintained, serviced, safe and secure unit, where volunteers and cadets are safe and supported. To identify unit priorities and potential issues and work with the team to develop and maintain plans to address these. Chair a regular UMT meeting - usually 1 hour, monthly or bi-monthly, on a weekday evening

About you: Previous managerial experience would help, although having the right attitude and a passion for improving the lives of young people are the most important things! If you think the person specification below sounds like you, then please get in touch:

You are reliable, honest and trustworthy You are a good communicator You enjoy working with a team You are able to motivate and encourage others  You have 3 years trustee/governance experience minimum

Ready to join? If you think this volunteer role is for you then please do click apply and find out how you can start making a difference, or contact the unit directly for more details. If successful you will need to undergo a virtual interview, an online induction process and complete a DBS clearance.  

What are we looking for?

You are reliable, honest and trustworthy You are a good communicator You enjoy working with a team  You are able to motivate and encourage others You have 3 years trustee/governance experience minimum Experience writing grant bids for fundraising

What difference will you make?

The Sea Cadet Corps is the UK’s leading maritime charity and provides a head start in life for young people through nautical adventure and fun. Our volunteers work, both directly with young people and behind the scenes, to help make a positive difference to teenagers who are often struggling in today’s world and their communities. Falmouth and Penryn Sea Cadets, located on Commercial Road, Penryn, is currently looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated Vice Chairperson to join its Unit Management Team (UMT).  Falmouth and Penryn Sea Cadets is a long-established Sea Cadet Unit that has provided life-changing opportunities for many young people.  We currently have over 30 Cadets who come from Falmouth, Penryn and the surrounding area. We are currently looking for enthusiastic volunteers that can provide support with the governance of the Unit. There are free training courses available for you to develop new skills, boost your CV and support you in this role.


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