CHAIRMAN OF THE CHILDREN’S FOUNDATION
ADVERTISEMENT FOR CHAIRMAN OF THE CHILDREN’S FOUNDATION: February 2014
The Children’s Foundation, headquartered at the Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle –upon-Tyne, is looking for a Chairman to replace Professor Stephen Singleton who is retiring after seven years in the role. The Children’s Foundation is a leading fund-raising charity that works to improve the health and wellbeing of children and young people in the North East of England.
The Children’s Foundation is looking for a Chairman with a strong background in any of the following areas:
- Paediatric health or welfare
- Children’s education
- Governance, such as in the academic, business, voluntary or community sectors
The Children’s Foundation is looking for a dynamic individual with good communication skills to lead the Board of Trustees, guide the Management Team, act as an ambassador, provide strategic guidance to the charity, and if necessary help with professional advice.
The position is voluntary and will involve chairing a minimum of four trustees meetings a year, meeting with the CEO at least once a month, and attending and supporting fundraising and other events where possible.
Applicants should write to The Children’s Foundation (PO Box 2YB, The Sir James Spence Institute, RVI, Queen Victoria Road, Newcastle-upon-Tyne NE 99 2YB) or email ([email protected]) before the 28th of February 2014.
For further information please go the Charity’s website (www.thechildrensfoundation.co.uk) or please feel free to telephone Steve Prior for an informal conversation on: 0191 282 0000.
The Children’s Foundation Ltd (Reg.CharityNo:1000013) is a company limited by guarantee