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  • Chairman of Board of Trustees
    with The Scottish Fisheries Museum

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO81703 - Created/last updated: 04/08/2020



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    About this opportunity:The Scottish Fisheries Museum, based in Anstruther, Fife, established in 1959, has reached an exciting stage in development, poised to consolidate and extend its outreach as a premier educational and tourist attraction in the East Neuk.

    Due to the retirement of the present Chairman in May, the Trustees are inviting applications for a successor to this appointment, candidates with senior leadership experience, 'networking' skill, comfortable in strengthening links with government agencies, NGO's, funding institutions and other supporters, and acting as an active champion for the Museum.

    Persons who would like to register an interest in this appointment should complete the web form at the bottom this page.

    Takes place:
    morningsafternoonsevenings
    Mondays
    Tuesdays
    Wednesdays
    Thursdays
    Fridays
    Saturdays
    Sundays

    Training provided:Support from management team and Board members.
    Experience required:Leadership; Networking; Strengthening links with various statutory, independent and third sector organisations as well as supporters.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Informal Chat; Interview; References; Trial Period

    Travel DetailsThe Scottish Fisheries Museum, St Ayles Harbourhead, Anstruther, KY10 3AB


    What Now?

    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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