Chairperson for Nantwich & Rural Community Transport Service

Location
Nantwich, Cheshire
Salary
Volunteer Role
Posted
13 Aug 2019
Closes
13 Nov 2019
Hours per month
1 to 10 hours, 10 to 20 hours
Expenses
Unpaid
Commitment
Long Term

This Role will forge the way for a local community transport service to provide better access to health appointments for those living in Nantwich and the Rural.
Duties will consist of:
Overall
o Leading the committee and the organisation to enable it to fulfil its purpose.
o To ensure an effective relationship between: 
• the committee and the volunteers
• the committee and the external stakeholders/community
o Acting as a spokesperson and figurehead as appropriate.
o To support the coordinators
Specifically
o Plan and prepare the committee meetings and the AGM with Secretary as appropriate.
o Chair committee meetings ensuring: 
• A balance is struck between time-keeping and space for discussions.
• Business is dealt with and decisions made.
• Decisions, actions and deliberations are adequately minuted.
• The implementation of decisions is clearly assigned and monitored.
o Ensure that a successor is found before the term of office finishes.
Qualities
o A willingness to lead the organisation
o Possesses tact, diplomacy and powers of persuasion.
o Possesses relevant knowledge
o Has the relevant skills to run a meeting well.
 

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