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  • Management Committee Members
    with Cupar YMCA-YWCA

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO67021 - Created/last updated: 22/05/2018



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    About this opportunity:YMCA-YWCA work with partners to deliver learning opportunities, social interaction, one-to-one support and a meeting space. Each week there are around 400 people accessing our facilities, classes, clubs, workshops and outreach project, Cupar Youth Cafe at Castlehill.
    However, this takes a commitment from both the staff team and management committee to deliver positive, well supported and organised activities and experiences.The organisation is currently looking to gain the support of individuals who have the skills and experience to be an asset to our organisation and committee.
    The committee meets monthly to mange its affairs and helps the staff and volunteer team to drive its work forward. Working together collectively enables the Y to sit at the heart of our community playing an effective and vital role in Cupar.

    Takes place:
    morningsafternoonsevenings
    Mondays
    Tuesdays
    Wednesdays
    Thursdays
    Fridays
    Saturdays
    Sundays

    Training provided:Informal induction with General Secretary and Management Committee member. An initial shadowing period with existing Committee Members with an oportunity to discuss and explore the work of the YMCA-YWCA, find out how it is managed, meet the friendly and supportive staff, explore its plans for the future.
    Experience required:Ability to work within a team of volunteers, share ideas, support development planning of the organisation, contribute to the management of monies, staff and its day-to-day running, assist with accessing funding and fundraising. We are seeking individuals with professional experience and keen to share this with our charitable organisation.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; Informal Chat; PVG membership required; References

    Travel DetailsThe opportunity takes place at Cupar YMCA-YWCA, Marathon House, 93 Bonnygate, Cupar, KY15 4LG.


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