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Chair of the Board of Trustees

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Hope Support Services


Herefordshire charity Hope Support Services is looking for a new Chair of its Board of Trustees. This is an amazing opportunity to be involved in a growing charity with national reach at this exciting point in its history. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of leadership at the highest level and be passionate about helping young people. They will bring energy, enthusiasm and lead the drive to achieve the charity's ambition of being recognised as an outstanding organisation. This is a voluntary opportunity on a three-year term, with the possibility of a three-year extension subject to satisfactory performance.

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About Hope Support Services


Overross House, Ross Park, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire HR9 7US, GB

Mission Statement

Hope is a national UK charity offering support to young people with a loved one who is seriously ill. Hope offers support from the moment of the diagnosis and for however long it's needed, whatever the outcome. The charity runs a national digital service offering peer and one-to-one support as well as a face-to-face service in Herefordshire offering trips, activities, youth sessions and one-to-one support. Hope also prides itself on being youth-centric, with a Youth Management Team and Advisory Team at the heart of decision-making.


Hope was registered as a small, Herefordshire charity in 2010 and has grown hugely since then, expanding to now offer national digital support. Hope has been the recipient of many awards, including a Queen's Award for Voluntary Service for the charity as a whole and Diana Awards for members of its Youth Management Team. The charity is now looking to expand even further by releasing an app and is at a really exciting point in its history, with long-held plans beginning to come to fruition.

Board Development
Children & Youth


We'll work with your schedule.


Hope Support ServicesOverross HouseRoss ParkRoss-on-Wye, Herefordshire HR9 7USUnited Kingdom



  • Youth Services
  • Strategic Planning
  • Reporting & Dashboards
  • Bereavement Support
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Organization




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • The Board currently meet a minimum of four times per year.
  • A professional track record of leadership at the highest level is essential to this opportunity, with the ability to show relevant experience and/ or qualifications.

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