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Vice Chair

Vice Chair
Zero Carbon Harrogate
Description of the role:

Zero Carbon Harrogate is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) working to effect change across the Harrogate District so that we can rapidly become a leading low carbon economy. We are currently made up of volunteers only. We are seeking a Vice Chair for our Management Committee to assist the Chair in the leadership of the charity.

The role of Vice Chair is strategically important to us as an organisation, as this person will work closely with the Chair and subgroup leads to further the objectives of Zero Carbon Harrogate, expand its reach and the number of people volunteering with us.

Skills and qualities needed for the role:

Ideally the candidate will have and awareness and knowledge of the issues around climate change; be a strategic thinker and have the ability to influence, lead and achieve support for agreed strategies. Good interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal are also required. Experience of working with volunteers in a charity would be an advantage.

Practical information:

The role will require approximately 20 hours per month, the flexibility to accommodate some evening meetings and travel to local events in the Harrogate District.


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Additional Information
DBS check needed: No
Driving licence needed: No
Car owner: No
Open to: Over 18s
Is this role wheelchair accessible?: Yes
Address
5 Manor Road
Harrogate
North Yorkshire
HG2 0HP
Last updated: 29.08.2021
Organisation Information

ZCH is bringing together individuals, community groups, local businesses and our politicians to work collaboratively to transform our district and become one of the first low carbon economies in the UK. We are developing and supporting low carbon projects in the district and celebrating local success stories, which showcase how businesses and individuals can significantly reduce their carbon emissions. We currently have groups focusing on food and food waste, buildings and energy, transport and carbon capture (typically through forestry management and tree planting).