Host Organisation: Morton Hall Community Centre

A great opportunity for an enthusiastic person with appropriate skills who would like to join us a Trustee and become the new Chair this year when the current Chair has to step down according to our Constitution.

Opportunity Interests: Community Development, Community Halls/Buildings, Funding, Grants and Fundraising
Type of Activity: Business Development, Fundraising, Management, Trusteeship
Location: Macclesfield
Days and Times for the Opportunity: Anytime

This very important role will be based mainly working from home planning and overseeing the many aspects of this registered Charity and Company limited by guarantee.
Previous experience of this role would be an advantage, but not essential. Role descriptor requirements:-
-Leadership - ensuring that the charity has maximum impact for its beneficiaries by forward planning of meetings etc.
-Governance - by working and updating policies and procedures..
-Being efficient and effective and enthusiastic
-Able to commit the required time to fulfil duties required
- Holding to account the Volunteer Management Team of Trustees so that each Trustee fulfils their duties and the aims and objectives are maintained
- Chairing the bi-monthly meetings, and appointing new Trustees and other new Volunteers
- Having a "hands on approach", and ideally live in Macclesfield or the surrounding area.

Volunteer Commitment: Long Term
Is a DBS check required for this role?: No
Skills and Qualifications Required:

Life Experiences and Expertise ideally from a Business or Education background
Enthusiasm, time and patience and a willingness for Morton Hall Community Centre to be Sustained For the Future.
Good Customer Care Skills
Willing to Network with other organisations
Good Organisational and Time Management Skills

Are there any Gender or Age Restrictions?: Yes
Details of Gender or Age Restrictions: Over 21
Do you have disabled access to the areas a volunteer would be sited?: Yes
Do you pay expenses?: Yes
If yes, for what and at what rate?:

45p a mile for travel outside Macclesfield to attend training and other events, and for other authorised expenses, and approved purchases made on behalf of Morton Hall.

What support is available for the volunteer?:

Support from the out-going Chair, the Treasurer, and the Management Team
Copies of our Polices, Governance, Business Plan, Leases and Licences, and Hand-over File

What training is available for the volunteer?:

Induction Training
Fire Training
Lone Working Training
CVS, Attendance at ACRE networking events, and Cheshire Connect Support