Rob_A

Rob_A

At a glance

Skills

  • Financial management
  • Fundraising research / Bid writing
  • Governance
  • Strategic development and planning
  • Strategic mentoring / coaching
  • Change management
  • General / operations management
  • Management consultancy
  • Project / programme management
  • Mentoring / Coaching

Where

Based in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
I would prefer to volunteer mainly at home, or will consider remote opportunities from across the UK.

Time

Mostly outside office hours

Preferably evenings, although I could be available for occasional commitments in office hours.

Causes

  • Arts
  • Community safety / victim support / domestic violence
  • Criminal justice
  • Environment
  • Gardens and parks
  • Mental health
  • Museums / heritage
  • Voluntary sector support

Type of role

Ongoing role, Short term project, Trustee/Governor

Work history

About me

I am an experienced charity Chief Executive, avid volunteer and experienced Trustee seeking roles which interest and stimulate me.

Skills and experience I can offer include:

  • Senior management, strategic leadership and driving change
  • Strategy development and organisational planning
  • Trustee experience
  • Effective governance
  • Management and development of staff
  • Building effective working cultures and wellbeing of teams
  • Knowledge of the charity sector
  • Generating and increasing income
  • Funding applications
  • Recruitment of staff, Trustees, skilled volunteers and advisors
  • Charity financial management
  • Complex project management
  • Analytical mind, problem solving skills and creative thinking
  • Partnership working and developing new initiatives
  • Risk management and compliance
  • Influencing and negotiation skills
  • Mentoring
  • Personal traits of integrity, diligence, openness, diplomacy, resilience, resourcefulness, energy, dedication and drive

I enjoy volunteering in order to make use of my skills and experience to help others, to offer new experiences and challenges which stimulate me and to constantly add to my skills and further my knowledge.

What am I looking for

I am interested in a variety of roles, whether short term or long term. I am open to considering roles as a Trustee, helping with short-term projects or completing one-off or more regular volunteer roles.

I am particularly keen to support charities operating in my areas of interest, which include history and heritage; environment and conservation; crime and disorder reduction; mental health; charity and voluntary sector support; gardens, museums and parks.