Trustee and Executive Committee member(s)
This grid shows when you can volunteer for this organisation. E.G Monday morning.
* To take part in formulating and regularly reviewing the strategic aims of the movement, and provide direction for its ongoing development, in accordance with our Bye Laws.
* With other Trustees, to make sure that our policy and practices are in keeping with our aims.
* With other Trustees, to exercise effective control, making sure that we function within the legal and financial requirements of a charitable organisation and strives to achieve best practice.
* With other Trustees, to fulfil all other duties as laid out by law and in accordance with our Bye Laws.
* To sit on at least one of the Board’s reporting committees (Finance; Operations; Risk; People and Culture;
Safeguarding, Safety and Nominations and Governance) and/or a sub-committee or working group.
* A record of proven and significant achievement in your own field.
* An understanding of the type of work undertaken by Scouts and commitment to our values and ethos.
* A personal alignment to Nolan’s seven principles of public life: selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty and leadership.
* Successful experience of operating on a board or a major committee in a charitable, public sector or
* Demonstrable experience of building and sustaining relationships with key stakeholders and colleagues to achieve organisational objectives.
* Confident and effective communication skills with a range of audiences and the ability to challenge in a constructive way.
* A background in one or more the following areas would be particularly welcomed; Fundraising/Legal/Risk
* An understanding of how to motivate and enthuse volunteers.
* A proven track record of sound judgment and effective decision making.
* An understanding of the respective roles of the Chair, Trustees, UK Chief Commissioner, UK Youth Commissioner and Chief Executive.
* A track record of commitment to promoting equality and diversity.
* Wider involvement with the voluntary sector and other networks.
* Enthusiasm, energy and time to commit to this role.
* Available and willing to attend 4 weekend Board meetings per year and commitment to attend designated committees/working groups reporting to the Board (prior notice is given for all Board and Committee dates).