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Top job! Chair of the Board

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Forth Valley
  • Closing 20th April 2019

  • Advertised from 26th March 2019
  • Voluntary (covers reasonable expenses)


FVRCC are currently recruiting a Chair and Secretary to our Board of Directors.

We are seeking a new Chair to provide leadership to overseeing the strategic direction and effective running of Forth Valley Rape Crisis Centre.

About Forth Valley Rape Crisis Centre (FVRCC)

FVRCC is a feminist organisation and provides services across Forth Valley, comprising: Falkirk, Stirling, and Clackmannanshire. We provide free and confidential information, advocacy and support to anyone over 13 in Forth Valley affected by any form of sexual violence.

Forth Valley Rape Crisis was established in 2015/16 as a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO). We are led by a voluntary board of directors who are women living or working in the area.

The centre currently employs 12 paid members of staff and is supported by a growing team of volunteers.

About the role

The role involves:

  • Providing leadership of the organisation
  • Ensuring the Board set the strategic direction of the organisation
  • Ensuring clarity of purpose and strategic alignment
  • Ensuring a cohesive and effective Board
  • Building constructive relationships with staff
  • Leading strategic decision making with the Board
  • Seeking assurance over operational effectiveness
  • Chairing meetings
  • Support and supervision of manager

A full Role Specification is available for download below.

Application notes

If you are interested in applying for this role, please contact Amanda Heenan, at Arc of Inclusion, for an application pack, or if you would like some further information. Email: or call 01786 439244.