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Vacancy - Disability Advice Service (East Suffolk) Trustee Board Chair

4 October 2019

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We are looking for a new dynamic Chair to lead our trustee board in setting the long-term strategic direction of the organisation.

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We want someone who is willing to share their skills and knowledge and, maybe learn something new, while making a real impact in the local community. 

You will be:

•looking for a challenge  

•an influencer with excellent communication skills

•experienced at chairing meetings in an inclusive way

•experienced in monitoring and managing budgets

•experienced in business planning and performance managing individuals and organisations

•committed to diversity, and the work of DAS in improving the lives of disabled people and removing barriers that disempower them.

•willing to accept the responsibilities of being a trustee

•flexible to meet the minimum time commitment and more, to respond to emerging developments such as serious complaints 

This is a hands-on voluntary role, championing DAS and providing robust support and challenge to ensure we fulfil our charitable objects.

Minimum time commitment

•7 full Trustee meetings and 7 planning meetings per year.

•Minimum of 12 manager supervision meetings per year.

•Minimum of 3 SDAS meetings per year.

•Funder and PR meetings and events as required. 

We welcome applications from all sections of the community to enable us to have a diverse trustee board that reflects our clients and community. We particularly welcome applications from disabled people as we want our trustee board to reflect our service users. 

Disability Advice Service (DAS) (East Suffolk) is a small charity based in Martlesham Heath providing advice and advocacy to disabled people in East Suffolk.

To apply for the role of Chair of the Trustees or for an informal discussion about the role please contact Isobel Abbott on 07565 389020 isobel.daisy@btinternet.com 

Closing date 17th November 2019.