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  • Board Member
    with Nourish Support Centre

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO99457 - Created/last updated: 14/02/2024


    About this opportunity:Based in Kirkcaldy, Nourish Support Centre provides much needed and life-changing support to families in Fife who have additional support needs. Having a child with disabilities affects the whole family and not only causes worries and anxieties, it often causes loneliness, isolation, poor mental health and poverty. Providing holistic support in a one stop shop, they know the different challenges facing families with additional support needs and they understand the importance of being able to access a wide range of emotional, practical, and financial support in one place.

    Nourish are looking for a board member to attend regular board meetings (typically monthly). The estimated time commitment is approximately 5-10 hours per month, including meeting preparation and follow-up. Join Nourish in making a difference and contributing to the success of their organization.

    Takes place:

    Training provided:Board members will be given induction and ongoing support.
    Experience required:Previous experience preferably within a nonprofit or board governance setting. -Excellent organizational skills with a keen attention to detail. -Strong written and verbal communication skills. -Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information with discretion. -Commitment to the mission and values of the organization.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Informal Chat

    Travel DetailsBoard meetings take place on Zoom or in central Kirkcaldy.

    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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