Chair of Trustees

The Chair will hold the Board and Executive Team to account for the charity’s mission and vision, providing inclusive leadership and ensuring that they and each trustee fulfils their six main duties:

To ensure that Kyra is carrying out its purposes for the public benefit
To comply with Kyra’s governing document and the law
To act in Kyra’s best interests
To manage Kyra’s resources responsibly
To Act with reasonable care and skill
To ensure that Kyra is accountable

The Chair will develop the knowledge and capability of the Board of Trustees and appraise, and if necessary, refresh, the Board on an annual basis to ensure it has the right balance of skills and experience to lead the charity effectively.

The Chair should establish an effective and supportive working relationship with the CEO, while respecting the boundaries between the two roles, and ensure she is held to account for strategic objectives. You will also conduct an annual appraisal and remuneration review.

You will chair monthly meetings of the Board of Trustees effectively and efficiently, bringing impartiality and objectivity to the decision-making process.

You will act as an ambassador and spokesperson for the charity in partnership with the CEO.

You will maintain close relationships with key members of the Government and key influencers.

Further information

Location: Central Methodist Church St. Saviourgate YORK YO1 8NQ York | Organisation: Kyra Women's Project

Salary: Voluntary - travel expenses | Job type: Part time | Hours:


Closing date: 31-05-2019

How to apply:
For more information and to apply contact: email -, phone - 01904 632332.

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