Equal Voice in Central Fife is a newly established voluntary organisation who currently employs one member of staff. They have office premises iin Kirkcaldy and generally hold committee meetings at these premises. We are looking for people who have some or all of the qualities listed: management experience, an interest or experience of people with a learning disability, an interest or experience of citizen advocacy, enthusiasm and motivation, financial management and/or funding knowledge, evaluation and monitoring knowledge or experience.
no upper age limit has been specified
The organisation offers a preparation course for citizens advocates and this will also be offered to propective management committee members. Current committee members will offer induction opportunities and support.
Out of pocket expenses paid?
Yes - Expenses can be applied for as required.
As previously mentioned, management committee members will have a range of experience and knowledge. An enthusiasm and willingness to address inequalities will be an advantage, as will previous experience of management committees.
Restrictions on who can volunteer
No restrictions were specified.
Induction/Training; Informal Chat; References
No, not for this opportunity.
Committee meetings will take place mainly at the organisation's premises in Kirkcaldy. There may be occasions when the members will be asked to represent the organisation at other events, which may take place across Fife and further afield. Committee members are able to seek reimbursement for any out of pocket expenses incurred when representing the organisation.
This opportunity is not suitable for Saltire Awards (for volunteers aged 12-25).
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