Wigan Council
1 Library St


Role and Opportunity Details 

School governors. Could you be a school governor? Do you want to give something back to the community? Are you open to new ideas and ready to learn? Do you have time to spend a couple of hours a month to go to meetings and read documents and reports? Are you motivated and interested in education? Would you like to make a positive impact on the education of thousands of children and work towards better schools and communities? If the answer is yes to any of these and you have enthusiasm and commitment then you could be a school governor. If you are appointed as a governor there is an expectation that you will attend induction training.


Specific Skills Required

Interest in education and the future of our young people. Enthusiasm and commitment.


Benefits of Volunteering with this organisation

The induction training will enable you to: Think strategically, Develop new skills and strengthen existing ones, Ask challenging questions and hold people to account, Get a sense of personal satisfaction, Experience team working and acting confidentially, Learn about the world of education, Effectively contribute to meetings, Have access to a comprehensive training package, Practice work talents and learn to communicate with a wide variety of people.


Level of commitment required 

Ongoing Volunteer Opportunity


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