Southampton, Southampton
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Travel will be reimbursed
Job description


We are looking for Deputy Chairs in Hampshire with a suitable range of skills to take on the important role of supporting their Committee Chair and being confident to stand in for the Chair when they are unavailable.


This includes motivating, encouraging and supporting all volunteer members, enabling them to deliver effective results - as well as supporting the development, implementation and tracking of an annual business/action plan.


These roles also require facilitating and maintaining positive communications both locally and centrally, providing a positive engagement model with the local police forces and encouraging local partnership working in order to promote Crimestoppers.


Role Description                    

  • Provide support to the Committee Chair, ensuring the work of the Committee is carried out to set deadlines

  • Agree with local Police, Community Safety Partnerships and other community organisations a timetable of campaigns and events which promote the charity’s aims

  • Assist with the recruitment of new members to the group to ensure the group is sufficiently resourced with the right number and skill set of people to be effective

  • Work with the Chair to assess skills of group members, making best use of available skills whilst also creating an environment for skill-sharing and development


Personal Profile/ experience

  • Highly developed interpersonal and network skills, with experience of chairing committees and meetings.

  • Comfortable with senior level meetings and the ability to deliver high impact verbal and written proposals and presentations.

  • Able to nurture and lead volunteers from varied backgrounds, and with differing skills and experience.

  • Confident of liaison with other partners in order to achieve stated objectives of the charity.

  • Knowledge and understanding of the geographic area supported by the Committee and how actions may need to be adjusted to deal with different socio-economic factors.

  • Knowledge and understanding of the organisation’s strategies and plans

  • An interest in developing own skill set and experience to provide succession planning options for their Chair.



    To offer sufficient time each month to lead and plan the activities of the Crimestoppers Committee; including attendance at meetings, occasional national meetings, local involvement and some organisational duties.

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Posted on: 25 November 2019
Closed date: 23 February 2020
Job ref: Hampshire Committee Deputy Chair
Tags: Trustees, Volunteer Management

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