Chair of Trustees

Opportunity by The Baldwin Trust
Available from home

A charity operating volunteer crewed, adapted narrowboat cruises on the River Soar & Grand Union Canal, out of Pilling’s Lock & Leicester Marinas. Our boats are suitable for those with limited mobility as well as beneficial to those who struggle with mental health, isolation or be disadvantaged.

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About this role

We are looking for a new Chair of Trustees to join the Trust, to replace our existing Chair who is stepping down from these duties in Spring 2022 after a successful 4+ years in position.

Someone who can:

·      Be a leader and figurehead for the Trust

·      Direct and manage the board of Trustees

·      Manage monthly Trustee & Management meetings effectively

·       Communicate with all volunteers and “capture” feelings and emotions from volunteers about events within the Trust

·      Be able to relieve Trustees of roles if failings becoming too difficult to endure

·       Have a clear understanding of volunteers and the arena and background as to why volunteers “volunteer” and of our Trust’s ethos and mission


Experience as a Trustee within the charity sector and business would be advantageous.

Have an interest in outdoor pursuits and helping others in our communities.

Willing to take a DBS Check.

The Chair would be supported by an experienced Treasurer and Secretary.

The existing Chair will support and advise any new incumbent as a continuing Trustee.

When you can volunteer



  • Relevant qualification or training
  • References needed
  • Willing to take a DBS Check


This opportunity allows you to volunteer from home

Available from home

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