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Non-Executive Directors (Voluntary)

  • Location: Wales
  • Organisation: Canoe Wales
  • Salary: Voluntary
  • Closing Date: 01 February 2019 | Non Executive Director

Non-Executive Directors (Voluntary)

Salary: Voluntary

Location: Wales

Do you have an interest in sport, strategic planning and management skills, and the desire to put these to good use by volunteering to help lead the national governing body for paddlesport in Wales?

Canoe Wales is currently inviting applications for up to three seats on our volunteer Board of Directors to help us deliver our vision for paddlesport in Wales. As part of our commitment to a diverse and skilled board, we are particularly seeking individuals who can bring expertise or knowledge in the following areas:

Corporate governance and leadership

Marketing, communications and PR – to serve as board Marketing & Communications Lead

Equality and diversity – to serve as board Equality Lead

Safeguarding and child protection – to serve as board Safeguarding Lead

We are also seeking an Independent Chairperson and therefore we invite applicants to indicate on their application if they would also like to be considered for the role of Chairperson.

The board particularly welcomes applications from candidates from underrepresented groups including women, disabled people and people from BME communities – it is our ambition that our board reflects and represents the whole Welsh community. Full details of the role can be found in the role description below - and if any interested candidates have further questions, you are welcome to contact the CEO, Jen Browning at for an informal conversation about the role.

Full advert - Non-Executive Directors

Role Description - Directors

Role Description - Independent Chairperson*

Understanding the Role of Chairperson*

Summary of Director Responsibilities

Canoe Wales Memorandum and Articles of Association

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

* These documents are only for candidates who also wish to be considered for the role of Independent Chairperson.

How to apply

This vacancy has a special online application form - please click the button below to access the CW DIRECTORS APPLICATION FORM. (Do not use the standard job application form).

Then please complete the form online and upload your CV and optional Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form. As part of the application form, we ask you to provide a statement describing how your skills and experience will support the work of the Canoe Wales Board of Directors. If you have any problems using the online application form, please contact We recommend you type your statement offline before copying and pasting it into the form to avoid losing your work. Please note that some users have experienced problems uploading files with Internet Explorer. We recommend using Safari or Chrome.

Canoe Wales values diversity and works to advance equality. Upon submitting your application to Canoe Wales we will kindly ask all applicants to complete our Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form. The information you provide is anonymous and only used for diversity reporting purposes. We hope you will complete this survey to help us in our commitment to equality and diversity. However, the survey is optional and whether you choose to enclose it will not affect your application.

Closing date for applications is 1 February 2019

Interviews: To be arranged directly with all shortlisted candidates

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