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Volunteering Opportunity: VO62341

  • Chairperson of Committee
    with Include Me.

    Created/last updated: 04/08/2020

    About this opportunity:Working closely with a committed group dedicated to providing an advocacy service to vulnerable people living in North East Fife
     •  The Chairperson should be able to provide leadership and direction to the Board of Trustees and enable the Board to fulfill their responsibilities for the overall governance and strategic direction of the organisation
     •  The chairperson may also be called upon to represent the organisation at external meetings and functions
    Takes place:
    Minimum age:25
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:The new committee member will receive an induction pack with a copy of the constitution and be fully briefed on the organisations vision mission plans and financial position. They will be informed of their role and responsibilities and any personal liabilities. They will be offered the opportunity to visit the organisation and meet with staff, volunteers and beneficiaries and service users.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?

    Experience required:understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of Trusteeship or a willingness to attend relevant training to further your knowledge. Commitment tot he charity's objects, aims and values and willingness to devote time to carry out responsibilities. Strategic and forward looking vision in relation tot he charity's objects and aims. Independent judgement, political impartiality, good communication and interpersonal skills, ability to respect confidences

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

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

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsThe office of Include Me is situated within the Fife Voluntary Action building in Volunteer House, 69 Crossgate, Cupar. The Committee Meetings, however are held in County Building, Cupar

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.