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Volunteering Opportunity: VO79060

  • Director
    with Tayport Community Enterprise.

    Created/last updated: 04/08/2020

    About this opportunity:Tayport Community Enterprises Ltd is a company limited by shares and is the wholly-owned trading subsidiary of Tayport Community Trust
     •  It is responsible for all of the trading activity of the organisation, including the successful Harbour Café
     •  This will extend to include the café facility at the new Larick community facility, as well as the campsite
     •  This is a very exciting time for all involved in both organisations as the construction of the long-awaited community and sports centre is likely to be complete around the end of November
     •  They hope to be in the new building early in the new year, with all the opportunities and challenges that will bring
     •  They are therefore seeking to recruit additional volunteer directors for Tayport Community Enterprises who have appropriate skills and experience in tourism, catering and community-led enterprise, as well as time, to help guide the organisation through this time of transformation and opportunity
     •  This is a fantastic opportunity to help deliver the next stages of this progressive project
     •  It is undoubtedly rewarding to deliver these projects for the community, and also to work with this highly motivated group
    Takes place:
    Minimum age:25
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:No details were provided about the training made available to volunteers. Please contact us to find out more.

    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - The Enterprise allows the volunteer to claim mileage (standard rates 45p/mile) and training expenses.

    Experience required:They are looking for an individual with experience of Director roles but also hands-on ability to help with recruitment and insight into tourism (catering and/or campsite). Alternatively, individuals with experience of tourism but looking to take on a director role. The individuals need to have good interpersonal skills, be self-motivated and have ability to work with communities.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    Volunteers cannot be an employee of TCE, and cannot have been disqualified from being a company director in accordance with the Companies Act 2006 & any subsequent amendments.

    Application process:Application Form; Informal Chat; References

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsThe board meets in Tayport and volunteers would need to make their own way to the meetings.

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