Chair of Trustees
This grid shows when you can volunteer for this organisation. E.G Monday morning.
Chairing and facilitating board meetings
Giving direction to board policy-making
Checking that decisions taken at meetings are implemented
Representing the organisation at functions and meetings, and acting as a spokesperson as appropriate
Bringing impartiality and objectivity to decision-making
Reviewing governance arrangements to ensure compliance with recommended practice
Attend foodbank sessions at Hattersley and at Hollingworth as appropriate
Attend “give a tin to the foodbank” collection as appropriate
With the Foodbank Co-ordinator:
Planning the annual cycle of board meetings and other general meetings where required, for example annual general meeting
Setting agendas for board and other general meetings
Developing the board of trustees including induction, training, appraisal and succession planning
Overseeing the relationship with the Distribution Centre host churches
Addressing conflict within the board and within the organisation.
Sitting on appointment and disciplinary panels
Experience of committee work
Tact and diplomacy
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Impartiality, fairness and the ability to respect confidences.
Sympathy for the Christian values of our supporting churches and the Trussell Trust
It would be desirable for the chair to have knowledge of the type of work undertaken by the organisation and a wider involvement with the voluntary sector and other networks.