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Volunteering Opportunity: VO68932

  • Board Member
    with Crossroads Fife.

    Created/last updated: 04/08/2020


    About this opportunity:Crossroads Fife Central is looking to recruit innovative, enthusiastic people to become members of their Board
     •  Crossroads Fife Central is one of the leading providers of home-based respite care for Carers
     •  The organisation offers a short break service to people who care for people of any age and/or disability
     •  The organisation is also a registered provider of Self Directed Support and Purchased Care
     •  The service is provided by trained, paid staff in the service user's home or service users are taken out within the Fife area on a day and time which suits them
     •  Crossroads Fife Central has charitable status and is led by an experienced Board who have overall responsibility for the governance and strategic direction of the organisation's work
     •  The organisation is seeking to recruit new members to the Board to expand on the skills and expertise of the management committee
     •  They are looking for individuals who possess knowledge, skills and experience of human resources, business and charity work with entrepreneurial skills, or who have experience and understanding of the caring role
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    Takes place:
    morningsafternoonsevenings
    Mondays
    Tuesdays
    Wednesdays
    Thursdays
    Fridays
    Saturdays
    Sundays
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:All Board members are issued with an induction pack. There is initial and ongoing support from other members of the Board and the manager service. There are opportunities for ongoing training.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    No

    Experience required:Looking for individuals who possess knowledge, skills and experience of human resources, business, charity work work with entrepreneurial skills or have an understanding of the caring role.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    N/A

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

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsThe Board meet every 2 months in the evening at the Crossroads Fife office in Glenrothes.

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