Suffolk Committee Chair

Suffolk Committee Chair

Ongoing role
J93580
At a glance

Skills

  • Campaigning
  • Fundraising strategy
  • Public speaking
  • Strategic development and planning
  • Volunteer management

Where

Suffolk, IP5 3QS
Mainly at home

Time

Either in or out of office hours Estimate of time needed:
1-3 hours / week or 3-7 hours / week

The Chairperson will motivate, encourage and support all volunteer members, leading the development, implementation and tracking of an annual strategy and providing leadership by offering clarity, direction and guidance.

What will you be doing?

The Chairperson will motivate, encourage and support all volunteer members, leading the development, implementation and tracking of an annual strategy and providing leadership by offering clarity, direction and guidance.

The Chairperson will facilitate and maintain communications both locally and centrally, encouraging local partnership working in order to promote Crimestoppers.

The role includes:

  • Provide leadership to the assigned Committee, ensuring the work of the group is carried out to set deadlines.
  • Agree with local Police, Community Safety Partnerships and other community organisations a timetable of campaigns and events which promote the charity’s aims
  • Recruit members to the group, via interview, to ensure the group is sufficiently resourced with the right number and skill set of people to be effective
  • Assess skills of group members and task as appropriate, making best use of available skills whilst also creating an environment for skill-sharing and development 
  • Ensure timely and effective liaison with and provision of information to the Regional Manager, the Volunteer Manager and/or Volunteer Management Team as appropriate.
  • Deputy Chairperson to take full lead in the absence of a Chairperson.

What are we looking for?

  • Highly developed interpersonal and network skills, with experience of chairing committees and meetings.
  • Comfortable with senior level meetings and the ability to deliver high impact verbal and written proposals and presentations.
  • Able to nurture and lead volunteers from varied backgrounds and with differing skills and experience.
  • Confident of liaison with other partners in order to achieve stated objectives of the charity.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the geographic area supported by the Committee and how actions may need to be adjusted to deal with different socio-economic factors.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the organisation’s strategies and plans (or the willingness and potential to acquire the same).

What difference will you make?

Your input will shape how we present ourselves to our service users, stakeholders, funders and general public. With your help we will be able to continue to spread the awareness of Crimestoppers and its unique offer of anonymity.

You will hopefully see an increase in intelligence submitted through Crimestoppers in Suffolkand a reduction in crimes in Suffolk. 

Before you apply

Please apply through Reach in the first instance, we will arrange a informal chat with the Regional Manager and volunteer manager. 

Causes
  • Campaigning
  • Community safety / victim support / domestic violence
  • Criminal justice
  • Local / community
  • Organisation type: 
    Charity

    Crimestoppers is an independent charity that gives people the power to speak up about crime, 100% anonymously, by phone and online, 24/7365 days a year.

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