Volunteer opportunity description

Are you passionate about improving the lives of children, have experience of governance and want to be part of a new charity that it having a positive impact already?

Then this is the role for you! The Kids Network is looking for a Chair to lead the Trustee Board, support the organisation to succeed and lead on governance and legal obligations for the charity. 

Main Tasks:

  • Ensuring the Trustee Board fulfils its statutory responsibilities.
  • Ensuring the Trustee Board sets an overall direction (strategy) for the organisation with clear objectives and desired impact.
  • Ensuring the business of Trustee meetings is dealt with, and decisions, when required, are arrived at, and recorded, and their implementation monitored.
  • Ensuring the organisation's financial dealins are prudently and systematically accounted for, audited, or independently examined, and publicly available. 
  • Help promote The Kids Network culture and values across all levels of the organisation.
  • Ensuring the organisaiton has appropriate procedures to comply with current legislation and good practice, including employment, health and safety, equality and charity legislation. 
  • Work in consultation with the Founder to recruit Trustee Board members with relevant expertise and experience. 
  • We don't envisage any expenses but will reimburse if incurred.

How to apply: Please register your interest via the APPLY link above and we will contact you with next steps.


  1.  A knowledge of and commitment to the work and values of The Kids Network.
  2. Understanding and experience of charity governance and statutory responsibilities.
  3. Understanding and knowledge of key safeguarding legislation, practice and guidance.
  4. Supportive and confident leadership style.
  5. Be committed to diversity and inclusion throughout the organisation.

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The Kids Network

Sarah Woodcock
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