Work with us Become a Trustee Power2 is looking for a new Chair of Trustees We’re looking for someone with a passion for making a difference to the lives of young people. Term: This is a three-year term, with the possibility of re-election for a further three-year term. Internal applicants must be eligible to complete the initial three-year term. Time commitment: Trustees are asked to commit to four Board meetings a year (4 hours), and a full day strategy awayday. The Chair would be expected to commit significantly more time estimated at around 2 days a month to cover extra duties such as meetings with the Chief Executive and Trustees and planning and preparing for the Board meetings. Start date: The ideal start date will be January 2022 as we would like to ensure there is a good handover period with the current chair. The Chair is responsible for ensuring that the charity has high standards of governance and will act as an ambassador and the public face of the charity in partnership with the Chief Executive. The Chair will hold the Board and Senior Management Team to account for the charity’s mission and vision, providing inclusive leadership to the Board of Trustees, ensuring that each Trustee fulfils their duties and responsibilities. If you are interested in becoming Chair, please submit a CV and short covering letter (of no more than 2 sides of A4) explaining your interest, how you meet the criteria set out in the role description and level of commitment you are able to make in this voluntary role. Please send this to [email protected] Recruitment pack Indicative timetable: Sunday 28 November 2021, 23:59 Closing date for applications w/c 29 November 2021 Shortlisting w/c 6 December 2021 Stage 1 Initial meeting with CEO w/c 6 December 2021 Stage 2 Panel Interview w/c 13 December 2021 Stage 3 Interview with Young Leaders w/c 13 December 2021 Stage 4 Meeting CEO w/c 20 December 2021 Appointment Made As an organisation, we are committed to creating and fostering a culture that promotes safeguarding and the welfare of all children and adults at risk. Our safer recruitment practices support this by ensuring that there is a consistent and thorough process of obtaining, collating, analysing and evaluating information from and about candidates to ensure that all persons appointed are suitable to work with our children and adults. A disclosure check will be sought in relation to the successful applicant for this post. This will be shared with Human Resources, the Safeguarding Manager and may also be shared with the relevant management team.