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Chair of the Foundation’s Board of trustees

Community Foundation

Location Gosforth

Position Part time

Salary not remunerated, expenses

Application deadline 12 April 2021
The application deadline for this role has passed

We are looking for a new chair to lead our Board of trustees from October 2021. Like us, you’ll have a love for and strong connection with the region. You’ll share our love for North East England, our passion for the work of small, local charities and our enthusiasm for charitable giving and philanthropy. You’ll be keen to support our vision, ambition and goals. You’ll have time to commit to this as a primary non-executive role, and you’ll bring understanding of governance, chairing and working across sectors. You’ll be comfortable speaking publicly, and you’ll be able to work effectively with senior paid staff. You do not need to have a fund with us, but you should be willing to pledge to support us in line with your personal means, wishes and circumstances, as this will be important to your advocacy role.

The role is not remunerated, but travel, accommodation and subsistence expenses are covered when on Foundation business.

To find out more, visit our website www.communityfoundation.org.uk/about-us/recruitment and download the application pack for the chair.

We are keen to broaden the diversity of our Board, so welcome applications from people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities; lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people; disabled people and people under 50.

Deadline for applications: 12 noon on 12 April 2021

Shortlisted applicants notified by: 5pm on 26 April 2021

Panel interviews: 7 or 13 May 2021 (mornings)

To apply

To find out more, visit our website www.communityfoundation.org.uk/about-us/recruitment and download the application pack for the chair.

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