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  • Board of Director Opportunities
    with Fife Carers Centre

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO48419 - Created/last updated: 04/08/2020


    About this opportunity:The Board of Directors of Fife Carers Centre has a vacancy. We are an active local charity working with unpaid adult carers and the people they care for throughout the Fife area. We need people who can offer their time and skills to help this important service continue to grow and develop. Directors of the Fife Carers Centre take the final responsibility for the direction of the organisation and together the Board require a variety of skills and expertise that complement each other to ensure the success of the organisation. If you think you have some of the skills we require and have a few hours each month to spare then please contact Fife Carers Centre for further details and an application form.

    Takes place:Please contact us to find out when this opportunity takes place.
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:Induction pack and offered a one day induction session which would involve visiting the centre, meeting key staff and familiarising yourself with key centre policies.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Reasonable expenses can be paid to directors.

    Experience required:Charity management - Member liaison- Charity regulation - Legal - Accountancy/Financial - Detailed knowledge of Care/Support services - Experience in providing care/Support services - Knowledge of health matters - Fundraising - Marketing - Public sector c

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    There are some restrictions based on conflicts of interest, particularly regarding people employed by statutory or other bodies involved in funding our work. More details are available on request.

    Application process:Application Form; Informal Chat; References

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel Details157 Commercial Street, Kirkcaldy, KY1 2NS Under our company rules directors cannot receive remuneration and employees of the organisation cannot apply to become members of the Board. However reasonable expenses can be paid to directors.

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is not suitable for Saltire Awards (for volunteers aged 12-25).

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    To enquire/register an interest in this opportunity call us (FVA) on 0800 389 6046, e-mail us, or fill out this form:

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