Chairperson

  • VO88117


Description

Build your experience and share your skills as a Chair Person for Headway South Lanarkshire. This role is vital to help us run the work that we do to support and provide information for people with brain injury, their families and carers.

Duties: The role is varied and may include the following:
Planning the annual cycle of board meetings and set the agendas; chairing and facilitating the board meetings; giving directions to board policy making; monitoring that decisions taken at board meetings are implemented; representing the organisation at appropriate events, meetings or functions; acting as a spokesperson for the organisation where appropriate; attend monthly board meetings, participate in other tasks as they arise from time to time, such as interviewing new staff, helping with fundraising; keep informed about the activities of the organisation and wider issues which affect its work.

The meetings will be held online and then face to face when appropriate.

We will provide training so you can learn new skills and you will be able to attend regional meetings for peer support and a friendly social aspect.
Meetings will be held online and face to face when appropriate. Training , learning new skills, attending regional meetings, the knowledge that you have helped to improve someone's life.

Organisation aims and objectives

Headway exists to promote understanding of all aspects of brain injury and to provide information, support and services to people with a brain injury, their family and friends. A weekly group is held with various activities taking place from support groups to fun days out. Members receive help and support in coping with life, find out what local services are available and share in the emotional rollercoaster that goes with brain injury.

Restrictions

Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Out of pocket expenses will be paid.
Training details: Headway offer training on understanding brain injury as well as other topics.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer

Last updated 2 months ago

Please note, organisations are currently experiencing a large volume of enquiries from people looking to help out. They may not always be able to meet this demand so please be patient, you may not receive a quick response or be assigned to a role.