Remote
Unpaid role, expenses paid
Voluntary, Varies - estimate 3-4 hours a month (working at a time that suits you)
Job description
 
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Up to 20% of the UK population are estimated to be affected by a medical condition which is known as hypermobility. It presents itself in a variety of joint and other physical issues which affect the lives of those who suffer from it from very mild to severely disabling. The Hypermobility Syndromes Association (HMSA) is a leading charity that provides medical services and personal support to its members to live well while dealing with the day-to-day effects of the condition. HMSA also provides education for professionals in social care, health, teaching and local authority employees.

Working closely with our CEO, the new Chair of the Trustees Board will work with existing Board members to:

  • oversee the creation and delivery of the charity’s strategic objectives
  • run effective and efficient board meetings
  • provide strategic advice and guidance.
  • help forge new partnerships

We are looking for an enthusiastic, highly motivated people person with significant trustee experience who is ready to step up to a chair role.

HMSA is committed to the principles of diversity and equality of opportunity and strives to ensure that its largely voluntary workforce is representative of the community it serves.

The role is remote/working from home, and we are open to UK based applications provided the applicant is willing to attend occasional (1-4 times a year) in-person meetings and which are likely to be in London.

 

What difference will you make?

Bring dynamic and motivated leadership to help guide the organisation strategically through change in coming years and to get the best out of our Board.

Ensure that the HMSA is able to help more people affected by hypermobility syndromes

What's in it for the volunteer?

A big sense of achievement from helping a charity achieve its purpose and help support people affected by hypermobility to live well.

Experience of working with a small charity and in the voluntary sector.

Grow your chair and leadership skills to enhance your CV.

Application Instructions

Please apply by uploading your CV and a covering letter explaining your interest in the role, what you will bring to our organisation and your fit with the essential experience outlined in the person specification.

Recruitment agencies need not apply.

More about The Hypermobility Syndromes Association (HMSA)

Who We Are & What We Do

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Posted on: 26 January 2022
Closed date: 13 March 2022 at 23:30
Tags: Trustees, Governance

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