London Charity has a vacancy for a Trustee Chair in 2021
GiG is a small and recently registered UK faith-based Charity based in Central London with ambitious plans for the development and future expansion of our programmes. We need you to help us to achieve our vision. We are seeking a chair of our board in 2021 regardless of religion or beliefs.
Do you have the skills to help us grow and develop?
As a trustee Chair at GiG, you'd be part of our project to bring money education, financial inclusion, access to banking and the development of an interest free grant scheme to the socially & financially disadvantaged regardless of religion or beliefs. Help them to create new habits of budgeting and saving while reducing their poverty premium along with advancing the Christian faith in all that we do.
We welcome enquiries from young people
- Trustee board experience
- Financial Inclusion
- Public Speaking
Where : Central London
Voluntary time : 4-6, 2hr Trustee meetings per year.
Why become a trustee chair?
- You will be filling a vital role in the charity sector as it is estimated that 50% of all charities are looking for trustees at any time.
- You can make a significant difference to our cause and have the chance to support and shape the work and strategic direction of GiG.
- Becoming a trustee chair could boost your career, your health and your happiness.
- It's a great way to get involved in a community and to find out more about charity and the not-for-profit sector.
- Without trustees, the employment of almost a million people in the charity sector wouldn't exist.
- a) Compliance: The Chair needs to take a lead in ensuring that the Board fulfils its function, legal duties and is well governed
- b) Governing: The Chair needs to take responsibility for ensuring the Board follows the governance model adopted and that the Board does not stray into management tasks
- c) Meetings: The Chair needs to ensure Board meetings are chaired effectively and that meetings are based on a clear agenda and well minuted.
- d) Supporting the CEO: The Chair needs to support the CEO and also ensure the CEO is held to account appropriately
- e) Liaison: The Chair acts as a conduit between the Board and the CEO (and possibly other senior staff)
- f) Representation: The Chair may need to represent the Charity on occasions, but this needs to be in liaison with the CEO
- g) Arbitrator: The Chair may act as a last point of call on behalf of the Trustees in disciplinary, grievance, whistleblowing and complaints procedures