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Volunteering Opportunity: VO68022

  • Board Directors
    with CARF (Citizens Advice and Rights Fife - Head /Admin Office).

    Created/last updated: 04/08/2020

    About this opportunity:CARF is a Fife based charity which offers free, confidential, independent and impartial information and advice
     •  We also provide a number of specialist projects, funded and supported by a range of local and national partners
     •  CARF have exciting plans for the future which you could be part of and currently have vacancies for Board Members
     •  We are seeking committed and experienced people who are willing to share their expertise and skills to become Board Members and to sit on our Board of Directors to provide governance and strategic direction to the organisation
     •  Board Members usually meet every 6-8 weeks in the afternoon
     •  Volunteers will have the opportunity to attend training as required
    Takes place:
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:Volunteers will be given a detailed induction pack at first meeting with the Chief Executive after becoming a Board Director. The CEO will go through this pack in detail and then arrange for the Training and Development Officer to meet with Director to look at suitable training programmes.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Expenses are paid on a monthly basis.

    Experience required:If you are willing to contribute some of your valuable free time and have experience of Business Design and Development, Finance, Marketing, Governance or Strategic Planning, we would be delighted to hear from you. In addition, we are particularly keen to recruit Board Members who have particular skill sets in Digital Improvements and Human Resources.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    Volunteers must work or be resident in Fife.

    Application process:Application Form; Informal Chat; Interview; References

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsThe opportunity takes place in Glenrothes.

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