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  • Management Committee Members
    with Equal Voice

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO47285 - Created/last updated: 27/09/2017



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    About this opportunity:Equal Voice in Central Fife is a newly established voluntary organisation who currently employs one member of staff. They have office premises iin Kirkcaldy and generally hold committee meetings at these premises. We are looking for people who have some or all of the qualities listed: management experience, an interest or experience of people with a learning disability, an interest or experience of citizen advocacy, enthusiasm and motivation, financial management and/or funding knowledge, evaluation and monitoring knowledge or experience.

    Takes place:
    morningsafternoonsevenings
    Mondays
    Tuesdays
    Wednesdays
    Thursdays
    Fridays
    Saturdays
    Sundays

    Training provided:The organisation offers a preparation course for citizens advocates and this will also be offered to propective management committee members. Current committee members will offer induction opportunities and support.
    Experience required:As previously mentioned, management committee members will have a range of experience and knowledge. An enthusiasm and willingness to address inequalities will be an advantage, as will previous experience of management committees.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Induction/Training; Informal Chat; References

    Travel DetailsCommittee meetings will take place mainly at the organisation's premises in Kirkcaldy. There may be occasions when the members will be asked to represent the organisation at other events, which may take place across Fife and further afield. Committee me


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