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Non-Executive Directors (Voluntary) – Canoe Wales

author icon author icon 7 January 2019 author icon Vacancies

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
  • 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

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.

 Recruitment pack

  1. Full advert – Non-Executive Directors
  2. Role Description – Directors
  3. Role Description – Independent Chairperson*
  4. Understanding the Role of Chairperson*
  5. Summary of Director Responsibilities
  6. Canoe Wales Memorandum and Articles of Association
  7. Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

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

Closing date and

Closing date: 1 February 2019

To be arranged directly with all shortlisted candidates

How to apply

Visit our website at
to access our online application form.

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

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