FavoriteLoadingAdd to favourites

Help extend the leadership team!

Management / Business volunteers needed for Ethical Reading

Role: Ethical Reading Director – Volunteer Role

Purpose

We are looking for seasoned, hands-on, dynamic senior leaders who are passionate about the role of ethics in business and broader society and wants to make a difference locally. We are looking to extend the leadership team and are seeking people interested in becoming a Board Director to help us grow and develop to the next stage.

Description

Ethical Reading exists to help organisations in Reading and their teams do the right thing by each other, the wider community and the environment and to thrive in the process. It is all about encouraging people to take a compassionate, respectful and responsible approach when making decisions at every level from the board room to everyday interactions.

As this is a volunteer role, it may be particularly suited to a retired senior professional / senior manager or someone working part-time. The successful candidate will join as a volunteer and work alongside the existing team. Nomination to the Board is dependent on engagement and performance over a jointly agreed period.

As a Board Director your work will include the following activities:

  • Strategic planning
  • Proposing, leading and developing programmes and initiatives
  • Managing budgets and forecasting
  • Liaising with the our partners, supporters and collaborators at CxO level
  • Business development
  • Managing volunteers
  • Using social media to spread key messages

Support given:

  • Volunteer induction and coaching
  • Regular meetings with “buddy” Director
  • Training on Ethical Reading (Microsoft) systems
  • Volunteers monthly meeting and monthly “Friday drinks”

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Seasoned senior manager with 15+ years management experience
  • Excellent organisational and project management skills
  • Budgeting and forecasting
  • Understanding of the role ethics plays in business life
  • Comfortable using a PC, and online office tools including email.

Time commitment:

  • 20+ hours per week
Organisation
Contact person firstname
Gurprit Singh, Director
Lastname
Contact person's position
Their phone number?
07958269799
Mobile?
07958269799
Contact instructions?
email is preferred

Location description
Working from home
Wheelchair accessible?
Not specified
Car parking for the volunteer?
Not specified
Secure bicycle parking?
Not specified
Near public transport?
Not specified
How much time?
A few hours a week
What times and days of the week?
Mon AMMon PMMon EVETue AMTue PMTue EVEWed AMWed PMWed EVEThu AMThu PMThu EVEFri AMFri PMFri EVE
Availability required
Any of these times
Additional timing details
20+ hours a week
Task type?
Management / Business
Will suit someone like this:
Self organised/motivatedBusiness orientatedLeaderNetworkerGood sense of humourSerious and determinedCommunicator
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Not specified
Is training given?
Yes
Training description
Training on Ethical Reading (Microsoft) systems
Is support given?
Yes
Description of support
Volunteer induction and coaching, Regular meetings with “buddy” Director, Volunteers monthly meeting and monthly “Friday drinks”
Are expenses paid?
Yes
Description of expenses
Travel and Company expenses
Will I need my own transportation?
No
Will the volunteer be CRB or DBS checked?
No
Are references required?
No
Will there be an interview?
Yes
Are they properly insured?
Yes
Minimum age
40
Do they need a specific gender?
No
How many volunteers needed?
3
Opportunity added on
24 June 2021

Read more about Ethical Reading