AHSW Opportunities

AHSW Chair of the Board of Trustees

Arts & Health South West (AHSW) is looking for an inspiring and dynamic new Chair from November this year.

Deadline for Applications: Midnight, Friday 25th June 2021

Arts & Health South West (AHSW) is looking for an inspiring and dynamic new Chair from November this year, as AHSW’s current Chair, Sue Isherwood, has to stand down after 10 years at the helm.

We have a strong board of committed and proactive trustees and a small and efficient team of staff. The new Chair will take us into the next stage of our development, and should be passionate about the field of arts and health and be committed to advocating for the benefit of the arts for health and wellbeing.

They will be willing and able to commit time and energy to supporting the AHSW staff to deliver the programme of work; understand the entrepreneurial nature of small charities and believe in the role of infrastructure networks; and be keen to work with the Director and the staff to ensure that the organisation is sustainable, agile and well managed in this time of unprecedented change and challenge.

Deadline for Applications: Midnight, Friday 25th June 2021

More Information

Please download the full advert as a PDF here: AHSW Chair of the Board of Trustees – ADVERT

Please download the Description of Role as a PDF here: AHSW Chair of the Board of Trustees – DESCRIPTION OF ROLE

How to Apply

Please send a brief CV and covering letter to AHSW Director, Alex Coulter at alex[at]ahsw.org.uk

For an informal discussion of the role, please contact our current Chair, Sue Isherwood, on sueisherwood9[at]gmail.com

Key Dates:

  • Deadline for applications: Midnight, Friday 25th June 2021
  • Interviews will take place via Zoom July 14th / 15th / 16th (TBC)
  • Decision will be made by the end of July
  • September to November handover period
  • New Chair is formally elected at the AGM in November 2021

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