Finding A Job - Image Credit  ponsulak at www.FreeDigitalPhotos.netSandwell Council of Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) is the leading infrastructure membership organisation for voluntary organisations and community groups in the Metropolitan Borough of Sandwell. With a membership of over 650 not-for-profit bodies, SCVO provides a wide range of support services to enable Sector organisations to increase their effectiveness and sustainability, and leads engagement and representation of the Sector with local statutory partners.

 

We are actively recruiting for an independent chair and a number of independent board members. As an independent, you must not be linked to SCVO member organisations nor associated with a voluntary sector group within Sandwell.

Independent Chair of the Board 

As an independent Chair your primary role is to manage the efficient running of the SCVO board. You will lead the Board in setting and delivering the strategic direction of the organisation, ensuring you are committed to the values of a community focused organisation. You will have experience of the voluntary sector, business management and finance and a proven track record of leadership of a board. Your time commitment is approximately 2 days per month at our West Bromwich office with potential for meetings within the Black Country and wider West Midlands region.

Independent Board Member

As an independent board member, you will be part of a board of approximately 12 members and be tasked with working closely with the board and executive team to meet the organisations strategic aims and objectives. You must be committed to the values of a community focused organisation. You will scrutinise, review and monitor the management reports and constructively challenge the executive where necessary. Board membership is a 3-year rotation and the board meets quarterly.

 

Salary: Voluntary – expenses will be reimbursed.
Location: Walsall
Job Type: Voluntary Post
Category: Voluntary Sector 
Sectors: Social Welfare

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Applying for the role:

For further information on how to apply please visit our website at www.scvo.info. Or contact Debra Hill on (0121) 525 1127. Application packs will be sent out upon request. Please call or email your request to debra@scvo.info clearly stating which position you are applying for.

Applications should be submitted by: 5pm on 22nd August 2016
Late applications will not be accepted.

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