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  • Trustee
    with Seescape

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO75445 - Created/last updated: 26/02/2020



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    About this opportunity:Seescape is looking for new trustees to work with its existing board, its CEO and its volunteers who will support them in their drive to deliver an authoritative, financially sustainable and relevant service that reaches out to more people with sight impairment in Fife. They are particularly interested in hearing from people from a commercial background who can bring new ideas to add value. Specific skills in HR, accounting, eye health and service delivery would also be an advantage. Seescape aims to help make the lives of those with sight impairment more fulfilled by empowering them to live and interact with their families, their communities and surroundings in a positive way. They do so by giving them access to support services, new technology and a new community of friends.

    Takes place:
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    Mondays
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    Sundays

    Training provided:The induction process would be agreed with each volunteer and would include provision of documentation relating to the organisation. The volunteer would be invited to spend time meeting staff, being trained on guiding techniques and accompanying outreach visits. A named contact would be available to answer any questions and consideration would be given to a mentor trustee
    Experience required:We are looking for individuals who are interested in supporting a local Fife charity and who have skills and experience in HR, accounting eye health and service delivery

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Informal Chat; Interview

    Travel DetailsKirkcaldy


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