Chair of Board of Directors

Communityworks is a registered charity and company limited by guarantee, operating in inner city Bradford East. We are currently looking for a new Chair of the Board of Directors (Trustee). This is an unpaid role requiring approximately 2-4 hours per month.

Set up almost 20 years ago we are a local charity striving to support the people of Otley Road and Undercliffe area thrive. The successful candidate will be a passionate advocate for disadvantaged, marginalised diverse communities, with experience of operating at a senior strategic leadership level within a voluntary sector organisation. Although not essential, we would particularly welcome applications from those with lived experience of aspects of the issues facing people within our community.

The Chair will hold the Board to account for the organisation’s mission and vision, providing inclusive leadership to the Board, ensuring that each Board member fulfills their duties and responsibilities for the effective governance of the organisation. The Chair will also support, and, where appropriate, challenge the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and ensure that the Board functions as a team and works closely with the CEO to achieve agreed objectives. As with all Board members, s/he will also act as an ambassador for Communityworks, representing and promoting it to external stakeholders as appropriate.

If you are interested in this role please contact Jane Lees CEO on 01274200589

The Job Description and Person Specification are attached.

Job Details

Hours: 2-4 hrs per month

Salary: 0

Key Dates

Application Deadline: 14th January 2024 (or sooner if candidate found)

Interviews: TBC


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