Governance Volunteer

Grassroots Suicide Prevention

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We have an exciting opportunity to support the organisation on best practice in charity governance and related matters to help us increase our impact in Suicide Prevention.

We are seeking a volunteer to:

  •  Undertake a governance audit
  •  Provide advice and support on governance matters
  •  Create (where necessary), review, and amend the documentation required in running the day-to-day business of Grassroots including:
    •  the formal policies (such as Safeguarding, Data Protection, Conflicts of Interest and Confidential Reporting (Whistleblowing)) and governance matters
    •  Service level agreements with external partners
    •  provide input to new and existing legal agreements.


We expect the person who can perform some or all of the above tasks to have:

  •  experience in drafting governance documents, ideally in the charity sector;
  •  attention to detail as a core strength;
  •  the ability to work on their own whilst being a team player;
  •  good communication skills; and
  •  a passion for the voluntary sector.

Grassroots is a developing charity and the post holder should be aware that the role description may evolve to meet the future needs of the Charity.


• All volunteers receive a comprehensive induction to Grassroots Suicide Prevention and relevant policies to their role
• Suicide prevention and mental health first aid training
• Reasonable travel/mileage and lunch/refreshments expenses in line with our volunteer expenses policy.

Practical Considerations

This is a remote volunteer role. 

When do I need to be available?

Details One day per month/flexible
Morning Afternoon Evening

Register your Interest

  • Details
  • Disabled Access
  • Equal Opportunities Policy or Statement
  • Expenses
  • Health and Safety
  • Induction
  • Insurance Cover for Volunteers
  • Other
  • Suitable for 13 - 16 years
  • Suitable for 16 - 18 years
  • Suitable for a group of volunteers
  • Suitable only for (e.g. 18+, LGBT, BAME, Women only)
  • Support on Offer
  • This role is adaptable for different abilities
  • Training