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Supporting families with disabled children in Waltham Forest

PARENT FORUM

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WALTHAM FOREST

Supporting families with disabled children in Waltham Forest

Volunteer

Vacancy for WFPF Chair

 

WFPF members are invited to apply for the role of chair of the group. This is a voluntary role but travel expenses and childcare will reimbursed where necessary in line with forum payment policy. In addition some but not all of the hours volunteered to the forum may be remunerated in line with forum payment policy funding permitting. Hours to be remunerated will be agreed by the steering group.

 

Role of Chair

 

This role involves chairing steering group meetings in the absence of the Parent Participation Directors, keeoing up to date on parent forum activities via email, reports and meetings to be able to represent the forum at consultations and promotional events if required and to report back to the Steering Group once a quarter on activities undertaken by the Parent Participation Director(s). The Chair will meet with the Parent Participation Director(s) and Secretary in advance of steering group meetings once a quarter to review, receive and review monitoring reports in advance of reporting back to the steering group.

 

Activities carried out by Chair

 

Chair meetings in absence of Parent Participation Director(s)

Meet with Parent Participation Director(s) and Secretary once a quarter

Sign off Parent Participation Director(s) quarterly report

Summarise Parent Participation Director(s) quarterly report as an agenda point at steering group meeting

Read emails and keep up to date on forum business

 

 

Vacancy for WFPF Secretary

 

WFPF members are invited to apply for the role of secretary of the group. This is a voluntary role but travel expenses and childcare will reimbursed where necessary in line with forum payment policy. In addition some but not all of the hours volunteered to the forum may be remunerated in line with forum payment policy funding permitting. Hours to be remunerated will be agreed by the steering group.

 

Role of Secretary 

 

The role of Secretary will be to take minutes at forum steering group and general meetings and carry out appropriate administration tasks as required by WFPF activities and allocated by the Parent Participation Director(s). The Secretary will meet with the Parent Participation Director(s) and Chair once a quarter to receive an overview of forum activities.

 

Activities carried out by the Secretary

 

General Forum Meetings - Take minutes, type and distribute to members via email and post

Steering Group Meetings - Take minutes, type and distribute to members via email and post

Annual General Meeting - Take minutes, type and distribute to members via email and post

Complete allocated admin tasks as agreed with Parent Participation Directors

Meet with Parent Participation Director(s) and Chair once a quarter

 

TO APPLY

 

Please contact Vanessa or Carol  for more information or to register your interest for either of the above roles.

 

Email: walthamforestparentforum@live.co.uk

Call: Vanessa on 07528 433640 or Carol on 07794 298496  

   

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