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Volunteer Board of Trustees Chair

New Forest District Scouts


Posted 2 weeks ago

To lead a Board of Trustees, ensuring that it fulfils its responsibilities.


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Colbury, SO40 7EJ

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

We are looking for a Chair to lead the Board of Trustees in a Scout Group on the outskirts of Totton in Southampton, which has its own purpose built Headquarters. The Chair will work closely with the Group Scout Leader (Group Lead Volunteer) to grow the group to its full potential, reaching out to the local community to grow youth membership and identify potential recruitment of adult volunteers to support the sections.  The role of the Chair is not restricted to the Role Description, this is a community Group and the Chair would be welcome at all events and to help with any additional activities they would like to do.

What are we looking for?

Strong leadership skills Strong communication and inter-personal skills Ability to work as part of a team Able to think creatively and solve problems Able to motivate others and encourage participation Able to handle and resolve conflict effectively Willing to speak one’s mind and listen to the views of others Able to maintain independent and objective judgement Willing to actively design and contribute to the strategic vision of the Group Willingness to take decisions which will further the work of the Group

What difference will you make?

The Chair of the Board of Trustees is pivotal to the heart of the Group, ensuring the Group is supported and to help shape its future. The skills you bring to the role will be invaluable to the future of the Group.


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