Volunteer Chairperson and Trustee St George Community Association

St George Community Association
https://stgeorgecommunity.org.uk/ and fb https://www.facebook.com/StGeorgeCommunityAssn
Closing Date: 
Saturday, 20 April, 2024 - 12:00
Contract Type: 
Part Time
We would expect the Chair to commit to the role for a minimum of 12 months. We would expect that the Chair would need to commit 3-4 hrs a week in this role.
Contract Details: 
Details of Role: 

Provide leadership to St George Community Association and management committee by ensuring that the association remains focused on the delivery of the organisation’s charitable purposes providing an organisational and practical resource for the community of St George.


Chairing and facilitating committee meetings 

Giving direction to organisation policy-making 

Checking that decisions taken at meetings are implemented 

Representing SGCA at functions and meetings, and acting as a spokesperson as appropriate 

Bringing impartiality and objectivity to decision-making 

With the other trustees: 

Planning the annual cycle of committee meetings and other general meetings where required, for example annual general meeting 

Setting agendas for other general meetings 

Developing the board of trustees including induction, training, appraisal and succession planning

Addressing conflict within the organisation, and liaising with SGCA Trustees, staff and volunteers to achieve this.

Liaising with the committee to keep an overview of the organisation’s affairs and to provide support as appropriate 

Leading the process of supporting and appraising the performance of staff.

Sitting on appointment and disciplinary panels 

Serve as a Director of the SGCA company limited by guarantee, alongside the treasurer and Secretary.


Person specification 

In addition to the person specification for a trustee, the chair should have the following qualities.

Leadership skills 

Experience of committee work 

Tact and diplomacy 

Good communication and interpersonal skills 

Impartiality, fairness and the ability to respect confidences. 

It would also be desirable for the chair to have knowledge of the St George area and community as well as a wider involvement with the voluntary sector and local community networks

How to Apply: 

Applicant CV to be sent to manager@stgeorgecc.co.uk

Initial enquiries and a conversation about the role contact Anthony Kennedy, Manager on 07862256617 or via email manager@stgeorgecc.co.uk

Contact Person: 
Anthony Meese-Kennedy
Contact Email: 
Contact Phone: 
Postal Address: 
St. George Community Centre, Church Road St. George