• Chair
  • Volunteer
  • London
  • Up to £1 per annum USD / Year
  • Salary: Unremunerated
  • Consultant: Fabrice Yala
  • Contact Number: 020 7939 7439
  • Expiry Date: 2024-05-02

Galop – Chair
Galop is seeking a new Chair to lead the Board and form a strong team of passionate Trustees to support the organisation in a period of change to develop and deliver Galop’s life-changing work.

About Galop:
Galop is the UK’s LGBT+ anti-abuse charity, working with and for LGBT+ victims and survivors of abuse and violence. Run by LGBT+ people, for LGBT+ people, the needs of the community are at the centre of everything they do.

The key responsibilities of the Chair of the Trustees include:
• To provide strategic leadership to the Board, including developing the Board as a team
• To lead on the recruitment of a permanent CEO and support with the development of a strategy for the period
• To be an advocate and champion for Galop
• To support and, where appropriate, to challenge the CEO and other Trustees and to ensure that the Board as a whole works in partnership with the staff team
• To lead on ensuring that all decisions are informed by Galop’s values
• To line manage the CEO on behalf of the Board as a critical friend, supporting the CEO including agreeing objectives, and undertaking an annual appraisal
• To lead on the recruitment of a permanent CEO and support with the development of a strategy for the period

How to Apply:
This post is only available to applicants from the LGBTQ+ community as permitted under the Equality Act 2010 as a Genuine Occupational Requirement.

Charity People Ltd is acting as a recruitment agency advisor to Galop on this appointment. If you believe your values align with those of Galop and you are keen to be pivotal in driving the organisation’s strategic vision, then we would love to hear from you.

To receive the full recruitment pack, which has the details about this role and how to apply, please send your CV to seniorappointments@charitypeople.co.uk

Q&A Webinar hosted by Galop, where they will share further insights and answer any additional questions you may have. Please register your interest in attending this webinar with your consultant and we will send you a link:

Webinar: 17th April 18:00
Closing date for applications: 9th May
First round interview: w/c 20th May
Final interview w/c 27th May

We want you to have every opportunity to demonstrate your skills, ability, and potential; please contact us if you require any assistance or adjustment so we can help make the application process work for you.

Charity People actively promotes equality, diversity, and inclusion. We match charity needs with the skills and experience of candidates, irrespective of age, disability (including hidden disabilities), gender, gender identity or gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation. We do this because we know greater diversity will lead to even greater results for the charities with which we work.

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