Veterans with Dogs – Chair of Trustees

We are keen to broaden the skills and recruit new people to strengthen the existing board and drive VETERANS WITH DOGS forward. VETERANS WITH DOGS is seeking  to appoint new trustees to join its trustee board and be formally appointed as soon as practicable after the recruitment process is complete.

The Chair will hold the Board and Core Team to account for Veterans With Dogs’ mission, vision, and strategic plan, ensuring that each Trustee fulfils their duties and responsibilities for the effective governance of the organisation. The Chair will also  support the Chief Executive and ensure the Board works closely with the Core Team.

We will endeavor to follow the recruitment timetable as outlined below:

  • Closing date for applications: Open
  • Shortlisting of candidates for interview: Ongoing
  • Interviews with the Chair, a trustee and CEO/Head of Finance and
  • Resources: Ongoing
  • Formal appointment of new trustees: Ongoing
  • Subsequent board meeting: TBA

To apply, please send a letter of application along with an up to date CV to

Salary: Unpaid – Trustees can claim out of pocket expenses incurred in travelling to meetings

Time Commitment: Four Board meetings per year, plus additional subcommittees as  needed

Location: The Charity is registered at 2 Northleigh House, Thorverton Road, Exeter,  Devon EX2 8HF, however meetings may also be held at alternative locations as required.

Closing Date: Open

Download the recruitment pack here.

Download the person specification here.

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