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Volunteer Branch Chair

Llandovery, Carmarthenshire (Hybrid)
New Quay, Ceredigion
Aberystwyth, Ceredigion
Unpaid role, expenses paid

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Job description

Why we want you

As branch chair you and your branch members will create a range of activities to help spread the word about SSAFA within your community. To ensure that our Armed Forces community know that SSAFA are here to help and that we need the public’s support to continue offering our services.


What you will be doing

  • Overseeing an appropriate programme of awareness raising activities so that potential beneficiaries, volunteers and supporters are aware of SSAFA as first in mind for support.
  • Building relationships with the regional and national SSAFA team, local voluntary organisations and, if applicable, SSAFA serving community teams, local military establishments, etc.
  • Attending events as a key SSAFA representative.
  • Providing timely reports and information to SSAFA’s central office
  • Overseeing a programme of meetings including an AGM, branch meetings, committee meetings, training etc.
  • Working with other volunteers, regional and national team members to attract and recruit new volunteers as required.
  • Work closely with the community engagement co-ordinator to recruit, welcome, induct, support, and manage volunteers in line with SSAFA policies, such as the Volunteering Policy, Volunteer Code of Conduct, Data Protection Policy, and Safeguarding Policy.


The skills you need

  • Motivating leadership with an ability lead a team of volunteers.
  • Friendly and approachable
  • Great written and verbal communication skills
  • Basic IT skills


What's in it for you

  • Gain experience of holding a key local role with oversight of all SSAFA activity in the local area.
  • Support and friendship from your local SSAFA branch and the wider SSAFA community.
  • Use your skills, knowledge, and life experience to benefit others.
  • Support in your role from the team at SSAFA
  • Develop your experience and skills which you can highlight on your CV and in job interviews.



SSAFA is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all those involved in our work and expects volunteers to share this commitment.

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Posted on: 06 June 2024
Closing date: 04 September 2024 at 10:54
Job ref: South West Wales Branch
Tags: Admin, Advice, Information

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