Chairperson

Are you a visionary leader, wanting to drive change, create an impact and passionate about mental health? My Voice is seeking a principled individual to take on the role of Chairperson. This voluntary position provides a unique opportunity to guide our Charity in safeguarding the rights and enhancing the choices of individuals with mental health disorders in Jersey. Our mission is to advocate for individuals with mental health disorders, ensuring their rights are protected and their choices are promoted through comprehensive support services. As Chairperson, you will play a crucial role in steering the charity towards achieving its goals and enhancing the lives of our beneficiaries. Help us drive change and create a lasting impact.

Term:

Three-year term, renewable up to a maximum of three terms.

Role Overview:
•    Hold the Board and Executive Team accountable for our mission and vision.
•    Provide inclusive leadership to the Board of Trustees and Chief Executive Officer
•    Act as an Ambassador and public face of the charity.

Key Responsibilities:
•    Strategic Leadership: Ensure the Charity has a maximum impact on its beneficiaries.
•    Governance: Develop the Board’s capabilities and ensure effective governance.
•    External Relations: Represent the Charity at key functions and build influential relationships.
•    Efficiency & Effectiveness: Chair Board meetings effectively and ensure decisions are implemented.
•    Team Collaboration: Foster strong relationships within the Board and with the Chief Executive.

Your Time Commitment:

Average: 2 hours per week. Preparation for quarterly board meetings: approximately 4 hours including the 1.5-hour meeting.

Personal Qualities:
•    Board experience, ideally in the charities sector.
•    Gravitas and leadership skills.
•    Excellent relationship-building and ambassadorial abilities.
•    Tact, diplomacy, and effective listening skills.
•    Strong networking and influencing capabilities.

How to Apply:

If you are ready to bring your expertise and passion to My Voice, please send your CV and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role by 12 noon on Friday 19th July to lynn@myvoice.org.je  or call on 07797721517.