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Volunteer Chair

The Way Youth Zone


Posted over 30 days ago...

We are looking for a new Chair to lead and support us in this exciting next phase of the Way’s development. 


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Wolverhampton, WV3 0NR

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

The role of Chair is a stimulating and challenging role that will call on your strategic and interpersonal skills. It provides an opportunity to work alongside an experienced and diverse team of Trustees and senior management in a rapidly changing environment to make a real difference to the young people of Wolverhampton. The Chair provides leadership and direction to the Board of Trustees to enable the Board to fulfil its responsibilities for the overall governance and strategic direction of the charity, as well as oversight and scrutiny of the charity’s operations. The role is not remunerated. However, reasonable expenses incurred in carrying out the role will be repaid.

What are we looking for?

The new Chair will bring their passion and commitment to the young people of Wolverhampton. Your skills and experience will help us to empower young people and support them to raise their aspirations. We are interested in an individual who brings the following:

Ideally the Chair will be local and have networks in Wolverhampton. Have commitment to the mission, values and DNA of the Youth Zone. Strong leadership skills and ability to motivate a team. Show willingness to devote the necessary time and effort for the role. Strong inter-personal, networking and relationship building abilities. Previous Board experience, either within a charity or in a corporate setting. Entrepreneurial/business skills.

We warmly welcome candidates from a range of cultures, backgrounds, contexts, ages and experience. We strongly value the contribution that people with these characteristics will bring to our Board discussions.

What difference will you make?

The role of the Chair is key to ensuring that The Way continues to thrive, meeting the needs and aspirations of thousands of young people. We are a truly positive and diverse organisation that welcomes all young people. Each young person’s background culture and identity is valued. The Way is a place where all young people can flourish. The facilities and opportunities encourage participation, enjoyment, well-being, resilience, and aspiration. Staff, volunteers, and Trustees are valued and flourish too. You can bring your skills, time, and experience and have a positive impact for the City’s young people.  


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