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Board Vacancies (voluntary)


Role Summary

The Chair will hold the Board of Trustees/Directors and staff to account, driving the delivery of the Charity’s mission and vision, providing inclusive leadership to the Board of Trustees. The Chair will also ensure that each trustee fulfils their duties and responsibilities for the effective governance of the Charity.  

OutdoorLads launched its 2023-2028 strategy this year, and are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic individual to chair the charity through a period of change and delivery of the strategic plan.  

The Chair will act as an ambassador and the public face of the Charity leadership, in partnership with the Trustees and staff. OutdoorLads is a small organisation, and the Chair of Board, along with other Trustees, may be expected, as and when required, to take on additional tasks to support the charity.  

Time commitment

Estimated 12-15 hours a month, with 5-7 hours/week during the induction period (3 months). 

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Role Summary

The Treasurer is one of OutdoorLads’ most critical voluntary Trustee / Director roles. As guardian of our financial affairs, you will provide financial advice and guidance to the Board and sub-Committees, maintain budgetary oversight, manage accounts and ensure compliance. Your oversight will ensure that our financial systems are effective in enabling leaders to deliver excellent, good value events for our members; and that our policies and processes follow good accounting practice, meet statutory requirements, and are transparent and accountable to the OutdoorLads Membership. 

Time commitment

Estimated 12-15 hours a month, inclusive of meetings, however it could require up to 3-7 hours/week during the induction period (3 months) and for key financial activity periods.

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To submit an application for either position (or to ask any questions), please email


Midday Friday 24th March 2023.


Candidates who demonstrate a good fit for the role will be invited to have an interview with staff and trustees as part of the selection process to discuss their suitability.

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