Closes: 23/04/2018
Posted: 23/03/2018
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Flexible, London
Two days a month (non-remunerated)
Clinks is the highly regarded infrastructure organisation for the voluntary sector working in criminal justice. We are seeking a new Chair to lead Clinks and our experienced and knowledgeable Board of Trustees.

The Clinks Chair will provide leadership to the Board and staff, ensuring our strengths and skills are co-ordinated in order to build on Clinks success into the future. You will have experience in how to govern a charity and be able to build and motivate teams around a strong set of shared values.
With experience of supporting and coaching fellow Board members and/or managers you are able to motivate people to create and sustain change. You will have experience of criminal justice and knowledge of voluntary sector infrastructure organisations, and a willingness to keep abreast of developments in the criminal justice system and voluntary sector. We are seeking a pragmatist with vision.

Interested applicants should send a letter of application (not exceeding 1,000 words) to Rachael Byrne, Vice-chair via email to by 5pm on Monday 23rd April.

Shortlisted candidates will be offered a meeting with the current chair as well as the CEO and invited to meet with a panel of Clinks trustees and members in early to mid-May.

The preferred candidate will be co-opted onto the board to attend the following meetings: 14th June 2018 • 12th July 2018 (away day – date to be confirmed) • 18th September 2018.

The preferred candidate will be presented to the AGM, which will be held in the week beginning 5th November 2018, for formal approval.

To arrange an informal telephone call about the role with either the CEO or Vice Chair, email Sarah Loader on the email provided above.

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