Chair

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 31st January 2020


  • Advertised from 18th December 2019

Role

An introduction to Home-Start Glasgow South

Home-Start Glasgow South is a family support charity which works with parents to enable them to parent well and give young children a positive start in life.

We work with families to help them overcome issues affecting their lives with a range of family support services. Issues like isolation, mental health difficulties, bereavement, family breakdown, addiction, physical ill-health and more.

2020 will be our 20th anniversary and during 18/19, Home-Start Glasgow South supported 328 families with 688 children.

We are seeking a new Chair for our Board of Trustees. The Trustees have a broad range of skills including Law, Finance, Fundraising, HR, Social Work, Teaching, Training and Senior Management Expertise. There are 9-10 Board meetings held each year. Other commitments can include, attending the annual staff and board day, the AGM and joining sub-committees as required in order to ensure the strategic direction and governance of this amazing charity.

The Role

The Chair of the Trustees will be responsible for providing leadership to the Board of Trustees ensuring that all Trustees fulfil their duties and responsibilities for the proper governance of Home-Start Glasgow South by:

  • Supporting the Director in meeting strategic goals
  • Leading inclusively

We are looking for someone with a broad range of skills and experience including:

  • Valuing the work we do to support families
  • Strategic Leadership
  • Sound business acumen & management
  • Board participation in the corporate or not-for-profit sector

Application notes

Please send your current CV together with a covering letter to Colette Boyle, Director at Colette@homestartglasgowsouth.org.uk

For more information e mail colette@homestartglasgowsouth.org.uk or call 0141 570 8735—we are very happy to discuss the role.