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  • Board Member
    with Fairway Fife

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO58677 - Created/last updated: 28/08/2023


    About this opportunity:Fairway Fife is a Peer Mentoring Charity supporting people with learning disabilities and autism from 16 years of age. They are making a positive difference by recruiting professionally supported committed volunteers who can support their young adults on their exciting journey. Using a variety of activities and experiences, caring relationships can be formed and both young adults and peer mentors' lives may be enhanced from the benefits gained, helping them to achieve their highest potential.
    They are now looking for board members to support the direction and management of the charity. Board members will attend meetings, make decisions on the direction of the charity, ensure good governance and act as an ambassador for the charity. They are particularly looking for someone to carry out secretarial duties, capable of minute taking, feedback & evaluation recording and IT. Confidentiality would be of the highest importance.

    Takes place:

    Training provided:Training is in-house and tailored to individual through FVA, Fife Council and Youth 1st.
    Experience required:Non-judgemental, keen, enthusiastic attitude, good team worker with practical skills and experience. Good communication and organisational skills. Have MS Word and basic IT skills.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Interview; PVG membership required; References; Trial Period

    Travel DetailsUnit 23, Dunfermline Business Centre, Izatt Avenue.

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    To enquire/register an interest in this opportunity please call us on 0800 389 6046, e-mail us, or fill out this form:

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