Board of Directors Chair

Are you passionate about women and children’s rights? Do you have the skills, knowledge, and experience to contribute to an organisation which is making a difference in our community?...

About us
CASWA offers support to women and their children who have been abused by a partner or former partner in the Caithness & Sutherland area.
We work closely with a range of statutory and voluntary sector organisations.

We are looking for a diverse, motivated, and enthusiastic woman who is committed to our vision to lead our board of directors.

The role
CASWA Board sets the strategic direction of the organisation and ensures that all legal and regulatory requirements are met, and best practice is promoted.

As Chair of the Board you will:
• ensure an effective relationship between:
- the CASWA Board of Directors and the staff/volunteers
- the CASWA Board of Directors and the external stakeholders/community
• act as a spokesperson and figurehead as appropriate.
• supervise and support CASWA Manager
• have responsibility for planning preparing and chairing the CASWA Board of Directors meetings and the AGM with others as appropriate.

In return you will receive all reasonable expenses, a comprehensive training and support programme and the knowledge that you have helped to make some women, children and young people in Caithness and Sutherland safer and more secure.

More information
CASWA welcomes applications from women from all sectors of the community, including those who have previously utilised women’s aid services or who have been subject to domestic abuse. As a women only organisation and under the terms of our governing document only women are eligible to apply.

For an application pack please email CASWA Administrator:

Closing Date 5pm. Friday 12th April 2024

This post is open to women only (Equality Act 2010 Work Occupational Requirement Exception, Schedule 9 Paragraph 1)

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