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Chair of Trustees at The Matthew Project 


Norfolk-based drug and alcohol misuse charity The Matthew Project is looking to appoint a new Chair of Trustees.

The Matthew Project wishes to appoint a new Trustee who will serve as Chair of the Board.

As a charity with a Christian ethos we are looking for someone who shares our Christian ethos and who will work with our CEO, staff team, volunteers and Trustees to support those at risk of misusing, or actively misusing drugs or alcohol or are in recovery.
This is a voluntary unpaid position for a period of not less than 2 years to be agreed with the Board of Trustees, Typically, this involves up to 1 day a week but on occasions can be more and will involve you in:

  • Chairing Board meetings 6 times a year, usually on a Monday evening
  • Meeting regularly with our CEO, staff and service users
  • Attending other meetings as required
  • Advocating on behalf of the Matthew Project. 

The role of Chair is unpaid but expenses incurred in fulfilling the duties required will be reimbursed. For more information please see the recruitment pack.

For an informal discussion please contact Paul Hoey, the current Chair:
Email: hr@matthewproject.org 
Telephone: 01603 626123
Address: The Matthew Project, 70-80 Oak Street, Norwich, NR3 3AQ 
Please submit your CV and covering email to Paul Hoey, by Monday 5th October 2020 to hr@matthewproject.org
Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed by the CEO, current Chair and a trustee the week commencing 12th October 2020.
A DBS check will be carried out for the successful applicant.

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