Crimestoppers Committee Deputy Chair

Hampshire (and IoW) Crimestoppers is looking for Deputy Chair. This volunteer will come with a range of skills to take on the important role of supporting their Committee Chair and being confident to stand in for the Chair when they are unavailable.

This includes motivating, encouraging and supporting all volunteer members, enabling them to deliver effective results - as well as supporting the development, implementation and tracking of an annual business/action plan.

Role Description:

  • Provide support to the Committee Chair, ensuring the work of the Committee is carried out to set deadlines.
  • Agree with local Police, Community Safety Partnerships and other community organisations a timetable of campaigns and events which promote the charity’s aims.
  • Assist with the recruitment of new members to the group to ensure the group is sufficiently resourced with the right number and skill set of people to be effective.
  • Work with the Chair to assess skills of group members, making best use of available skills whilst also creating an environment for skill-sharing and development.


Personal Profile/ experience:

  • Highly developed interpersonal and network skills, with experience of chairing committees and meetings.
  • Comfortable with senior level meetings and the ability to deliver high impact verbal and written proposals and presentations.
  • Able to nurture and lead volunteers from varied backgrounds, and with differing skills and experience.
  • Confident of liaison with other partners in order to achieve stated objectives of the charity.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the geographic area supported by the Committee and how actions may need to be adjusted to deal with different socio-economic factors.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the organisation’s strategies and plans
  • An interest in developing own skill set and experience to provide succession planning options for their Chair.


To offer sufficient time each month to lead and plan the activities of the Crimestoppers Committee; including attendance at meetings, occasional national meetings, local involvement and some organisational duties.


  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
    Over 18 years
  • DBS check required
    If working with young people the charity will provide the DBS check
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
    Part of the charities national policies
  • Expenses reimbursed
    Travel expenses are covered by the committee
  • Health and Safety Policy
    Part of the charities national policies
  • Ongoing support
    Through the Regional Manager, Committee and Volunteer Manager
  • Training provided
    In house
  • Volunteer induction
    In house
  • Volunteer Policy
    Part of the charities national policies
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

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Morning No No No No No No No
Afternoon No No No No No No No
Evening No No No No No No No


This opportunity is available Countywide.

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