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Could you be the next Chair of this successful and dynamic voluntary organisation?

Trustee / Committee volunteer needed for Citizens Advice Reading in RG1

Could you be the next Chair of this successful and dynamic voluntary organisation?

Citizens Advice Reading is looking for a Chair-Designate to work alongside the current Chair for a year from September 2019 before he steps down in September 2020.

Citizens Advice Reading is an independent charity that has been giving free, confidential and impartial advice to the people of Reading for over 75 years. Last year nearly 8000 people used our services and we helped them deal with over 18,000 different problems.

As Chair you would be responsible for ensuring that the Trustee Board sets the strategy for the organisation, decides its policies and provides overall leadership. You would chair up to five Trustee Board meetings a year and also be responsible for supporting and supervising the CEO. The total time commitment is likely to be around 8 – 10 hours a month.

For more information about the organisation, and a full role and person specification please click on this link: www.rcab.org.uk/get-involved/current-volunteering-opportunities/

If you would like to discuss the role further, please contact the current Chair, Richard Harrison, for an initial discussion. He can be contacted by phone on 0118 954 6833 or 07834 363144, or by email at richard.k.harrison@ntlworld.com

Closing Date: Thursday 20th June 2019
Interview Date: Tuesday 9th July 2019
Trustee Q&A: Thursday 18th July 2019

Contact person firstname
HR Manager ,
Their phone number?
0118 952 3027
Location address line 1
Minster Street

Wheelchair accessible?
Not specified
Car parking for the volunteer?
Not specified
Secure bicycle parking?
Not specified
Near public transport?
How much time?
A few hours a month
What times and days of the week?
Mon AMMon PMTue AMTue PMWed AMWed PMThu AMThu PMFri AMFri PM
Availability required
Any of these times
Additional timing details
The total time commitment is likely to be around 8-10 hours per month.
Task type?
Trustee / Committee
Will suit someone like this:
Self organised/motivatedAnalytical thinkingPrecise and methodicalDecisiveBusiness orientatedLeaderPublic speakerNetworkerSupportiveCommunicator
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Is training given?
Not specified
Is support given?
Not specified
Are expenses paid?
Not specified
Will I need my own transportation?
Will the volunteer be CRB or DBS checked?
Are references required?
Will there be an interview?
Are they properly insured?
Minimum age
Do they need a specific gender?
How many volunteers needed?
Opportunity added on
24 April 2019

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