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Volunteering Opportunity: VO84313

  • Trustee
    with Levenmouth Foodbank Community Support Project.

    Created/last updated: 19/10/2020

    About this opportunity:The foodbank was set up in 2013 by local churches in response to local needs as part of the Trussell Trust
     •  A Christian ethos is central to the work of the project
     •  Current operations include: foodbank, cafe, school work
     •  trustees are collectively responsible for makeing sure that the charity is run properly and lawfully to make sure legal duties are met under charity law and other relevant laws
     •  They protect the charities beneficiaries, assets and reputation, make sure the charity fulfils its charitable purpose, consider what is done well and what could be done better, take part in regular meetings, review partnerships, profile, policy and procedures, planning and evaluation
    Takes place:Please contact us to find out when this opportunity takes place.
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:Induction will include information about the foodbank, the procedures and the expectations. Ongoing training will be offered through FVA training courses, development days and support is offered at team meetings.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - 45p per mile or public transport on receipt of claim form

    Experience required:Good business experience with a particular interest in HR/Managing people and Funding. Must be aware of Charity Trustee legal duties and responsibilities. Excellent communication, intrapersonal and writing skills with good teamwork and problem solving abilities

    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 Details3 - 5 Bowling Green Street, Methil, KY8 3DH which is on a main bus route

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