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Volunteering Opportunity: VO70413

  • Trustees
    with Home-Start Levenmouth.

    Created/last updated: 04/08/2020

    About this opportunity:Home-Start Levenmouth is currently looking for enthusiastic people to join our existing team of Trustees
     •  The role involves:- Planning and regular review of long-term strategic aims of the charity
     •  Review organisational policies, define goals, targets and evaluate performance against agreed targets
     •  Attend the annual cycle of the board meetings, support decisions taken at meetings and ensure they are implemented
     •  Liaise regularly with fellow trustees to maintain a clear grasp of the charity's financial position and to ensure full and timely financial transparency and information
     •  To fulfil your responsibilities and access training/coaching/information to enhance your overall contribution to the board
     •  Annually review the Board structure, role, staff relationships and ensure implementation of agreed changes/developments are carried out
     •  Promote team working among Board members
     •  Help create a strong and fulfilling working relationship with trustees and the staff through review and self-reflective evaluation of contributions and effectiveness of the board
    Takes place:
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:New Trustees attend Induction Training. Further training is ongoing.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - All travel expenses paid - 40p per mile for cars and public transport costs reimbursed.

    Experience required:Understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of Trusteeship. Commitment to the charity's objects, aims and values and willingness to devote time to carry out their responsibilities. Strategic and forward looking vision in relation to the charity's objects and aims.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

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

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsThe opportunity takes place at Project Office, Methilhaven, Methilhaven Rd, Buckhaven, KY8 3HS.

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