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Unlock YOUR Potential is on the lookout for a visionary leader to join our team as our Chief Operating Officer (COO) in a volunteer capacity. This remote role is pivotal in steering our operations, fostering an exceptional organisational culture, and amplifying our impact.

About Us:

Unlock YOUR Potential is a vibrant, impact-driven startup charity dedicated to uplifting individuals from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds. We are committed to delivering impactful programmes that encompass employment, education, life skills, mentoring, personal development, and comprehensive support. Our goal is to carve out new avenues for those in pursuit of positive transformation.

Role Overview:

As the COO - VOLUNTEER ROLE, you will be instrumental in overseeing our operations and ensuring the smooth execution of our mission. Your leadership will be key in nurturing our team and advancing our strategic objectives. This role is remote, with collaboration conducted via telephone or online platforms like Zoom.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Guide the charity’s operations, ensuring efficiency and effectiveness in all aspects.
  • Collaborate with the CEO and board to set ambitious yet achievable goals.
  • Streamline processes to enhance productivity and resource allocation.
  • Lead our passionate team, promoting a culture of excellence and continuous improvement.
  • Implement robust systems to track progress and drive organisational success.
  • Work closely with the finance department to safeguard the charity’s financial health.
  • Ensure adherence to legal standards and proactive risk mitigation.
  • Foster strong relationships with partners, donors, and the community.
  • Be an ambassador for Unlock YOUR Potential, advocating for our mission and values.
  • Carry out of duties that support the running of Unlock YOUR Potnetial and your role as COO.

Qualifications and Experience:

We encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds, ages, and skill sets to apply. Ideal candidates will possess:

  • Proven track record in a management role, preferably within the non-profit sector.
  • Demonstrated ability to oversee complex operations and drive strategic initiatives.
  • Understanding of financial management principles and budgeting.
  • Exceptional ability to communicate and engage with various stakeholders.
  • Dedication to the ethos and aspirations of Unlock YOUR Potential.

Time Commitment:

The role requires a commitment of approximately 8-10 hours per week, which can be accommodated during evenings and weekends, offering fantastic flexibility to fit around your life.

Join Us:

If you’re eager to make a significant contribution, inspire change, and lead with conviction, we welcome your application. Together, let’s unlock potential and enact meaningful change.


Unlock YOUR Potential is proud to be an equal opportunity organisation.



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Unlock Your Potential View profile Company size Size: 11 - 20
Posted on: 21 May 2024
Closed date: 26 May 2024 at 20:39
Job ref: COO
Tags: Advice, Information, Fundraising, Human Resources, Policy/Research, Senior Management, Social Care/Development, Training, Management, Project Management, Advocacy, Business Development, Volunteer Management, Social Work, Teaching, Operations, Governance

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