Job Title: Chairman
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Barnsley
Salary: 0 - 0
Reference: BSC-2
Contact Name: Maddison Brown
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 15, 2018 20:10

Job Description

About the opportunity

Sea Cadet units are managed and run by committed volunteers. The unit management team (UMT) are volunteers and act as the unit’s trustees, headed up by unit chairperson, vice chairperson, secretary and treasurer. The UMT is responsible for the running of the unit at a strategic and management level.

Each Sea Cadet unit must comply with all policies and procedures issued for the governance of Sea Cadets by, or on behalf of, the MSSC Council and the Ministry of Defence (MOD). The MOD underwrites the Sea Cadet training liability.

About Sea Cadets 

Barnsley unit and has gone from strength to strength in recent years. They offer a great experience and seeking the right person to enable that to continue and grow. 

Barnsley has a thriving junior and senior section/s who make up the thirty cadets, with the support of our training and boats officer they are looking forward to an action packed experience. 

The Unit Management Team is proud committed to supporting the best possible experience for Barnsley cadets.

What are they looking for?

Primary Purpose: To support the UMT chairperson and unit to manage an effective and successful Sea Cadet unit and provide a safe, maintained and serviced unit.

Specific roles/responsibilities

The UMT Chairman is a volunteering role. We ask you to be responsible for:

  • acting as a figurehead for the charity 
  • leading on the development of the board and ensuring its decisions are implemented.
  • taking urgent action (but not decision making unless authorised) between board meetings when it isn’t possible or practical to hold a meeting.
  • Over see finances
  • Be responsible for ensuring builidng is safe to use 

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