Chair of the Board of Trustees

25 Oct 2012
14 Nov 2012
Part Time
Contract Type

Chair of the Board of Trustees



Watford YMCA has been delivering Housing and Community activities for 125 years and has seen dramatic growth in the past decade. With a broad portfolio of community work our activities cater for all ages, working with all faiths and none.

We are seeking a new Chair to lead the Trustees and guide the strategic direction, governance and development of our well-respected charity. The organisation has exciting ambitions and is building a real sense of momentum and belief in its ability to change more lives in deeper ways.

The role requires someone with strategic vision, passion and dedication  to developing inspired communities and who will provide a strong, visible commitment to the organisation.

Board meetings are held in the evening four times a year at Charter House in Central Watford.  Other time commitments will include attending various meetings and events throughout the year. Although this is a voluntary position, reasonable expenses will be covered for the appointed Chair.

Watford YMCA is a Christian charity and members of the Board of Trustees are expected to be able to respect the Christian ethos of the YMCA and uphold its values.

Full information including our candidate information pack can be found by visting You can also contact Anne Bousfield on 01923 353628 or email by clicking the 'Apply now' button below.

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 14 November 2012.

It is anticipated that interviews will take place early December

This position is subject to a satisfactory Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) check.