London, Greater London
Unpaid role, expenses paid
Permanent, Part-time
Job description

Depaul UK has worked with homeless people for 30 years and supported over 65,000 beneficiaries. Our Mission is to end homelessness and change the lives of those affected by it.

Depaul UK provides services and programmes across the UK - from education programmes in schools and emergency accommodation through the Nightstop network, to providing housing and support as well as reach into prison services. The charity is passionate about the difference we make, particularly for young people.

Depaul has grown into an international family of charities with a focus on helping people in crisis.


Meetings are usually held in London, currently via video conference


At this important time with a new ambitious strategic plan launching in February 2021 and with homelessness increasing in the UK, exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic, Depaul UK are looking for a Chair that shares a commitment to our mission.

As Chair you will join a motivated, talented and committed Board underpinned by strong governance. You will bring significant experience of serving on high performing boards and be an impactful leader with proven senior strategic ability.

This individual will bring credibility, strong interpersonal skills and most importantly, we are seeking a Chair who shares our values.

Depaul is committed to achieving greater diversity in its board, and welcomes applications regardless of sex, gender, race, age, sexuality, belief or disability.

For more information about the organisation and this important opportunity, and to find out how to apply, please click Apply on website to review the appointment brief.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Lottie Wihl or Camille Revuelta at Prospectus

Deadline for applications: 20th January 2021

Interviews with Prospectus: w/c 1st/ 8th February 2021

Final Panel Interviews with Depaul UK: w/c 1st March 2021

More about Prospectus

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Refreshed on: 22 December 2020
Closed date: 20 January 2021
Job ref: HQ00177350
Tags: Housing Management