Board Member

Community Resilience

Name: Board Member
Organisation: Community Resilience
Location: Community Resilience North Somerset Programme Team, c/o Emergency Management Unit, Town Hall, Walliscote Grove Road, Weston super Mare, North Somerset, BS23 1UJ
Type: Part Time


Are you looking for the opportunity to make a significant contribution to the development of safer, stronger and more resilient communities across North Somerset? Do you have a management/leadership background at a strategic level or offer other valuable skills? Are you able to commit your time and enthusiasm to help develop the strategic direction of Community Resilience North Somerset (CRNS)?

CRNS is a Community Interest Company, Limited by Guarantee and is looking to appoint a number of dynamic, charismatic volunteers to lead the future development and sustainability of resilient communities. Current Board Members have backgrounds in Resilience, the Humanitarian Sector, Business and Medical Research; strong and effective Boards bring a range of skills and experience to the table.

CRNS has actively pursued the development of strong communities resilient to the impact of all disruptive events, building greater awareness of risk and encouraging activities to remove or limit risk. But we are also keen to promote the advancement of individual and community health and social cohesion.

Ample opportunity for a dynamic individual to help build a better future – you perhaps?

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Organisation Description

Working to establish an area wide network of community resilience volunteers, the organisation seeks to identify and address local risks such as flooding, severe weather, pandemic or power failure. It engages, supports and encourages local communities and partner agencies to work together to develop plans and mitigation strategies to increase the resilience of individual households, businesses and the wider community.


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Cause / Interests

  • Disaster Relief
  • Emergency Services

Types of Activity

  • Business, Management and Research
  • Finance Work
  • Fundraising
  • Trusteeship and Committee Work

Skills and Qualifications


Academic qualifications are not a prerequisite, we would be more interested in how your skills, experience and personality will complement the existing Board Membership.

Typically you might bring:

Energy and Enthusiasm.
Experience in forward planning in policy, finance and business development.
Experience in the Health and Social Care.
Webmaster / software development.
Negotiating and influencing at corporate level.
An effective communicator at all levels.
Ability to recognise and exploit opportunities to achieve CRNS objectives.

Additional/Specific Suitabilities

Minimum Age: 21
Maximum Age: NA
Disabled Access: No
Wheelchair Access: No
Expenses: NA
Restrictions: NA
Induction: NA
Insurance Cover: NA
Special Needs: NA
Offer: NA
Training: NA
Other: NA

Recruitment Method