Home-based
This is a voluntary role with reimbursed expenses
Voluntary
Job description

Criminal justice charity Belong provides hope, rehabilitation and recovery for victims and perpetrators of crime.

Belong wishes to appoint a new Chairperson to our Board of Trustees. We invite applications from individuals experienced in governance and with the commitment, qualities and attributes to effectively lead our award-winning criminal justice charity supporting the rehabilitation and recovery of victims and perpetrators of crime.

As the Chairperson of our Board you will be passionate about improving the life chances of individuals serving custodial sentences and helping victims of offences to cope and recover in the aftermath of offences. You will be motivated to help drive Belong forward on our mission to inspire change and hope by providing long term, individualised responses to conflict and crime.

An organised, energetic and reliable leader, you will be dedicated to supporting the Board and CEO to realise the highest vision for Belong’s success. A fluent and persuasive communicator, you will represent the organisation publicly as well as internally and build relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders.

The role of Chairperson is a voluntary, unpaid, non-executive appointment. The role requires
 a commitment of approximately two - three hours per week.

Belong fosters an inclusive culture where all aspects of diversity are key to our success. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. To maintain board diversity, we particularly encourage applications from candidates with lived experience of the criminal justice system and from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates.

For more information and to apply, please send us a full CV and covering letter outlining how you meet the essential skills, experience and personal attributes for this role. Applications must be received by 5pm on Tuesday 8th September. Interviews will be held remotely, during week beginning 21st September.

Posted on: 08 August 2020
Closed date: 08 September 2020
Tags: Trustees, Governance

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