Vice Chairperson

  • VO88332
  • Board/trustee role


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 Vice Chair will assist the Chair in planning the annual cycle of board meetings and set the agendas chairing and facilitating the board meetings when the Chair is not available, monitoring that decisions taken at board meetings are implemented representing the organisation at appropriate events, meetings or functions where appropriate acting as a spokesperson for the organisation where appropriate attend monthly 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.

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 a month 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.