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  • Non-Executive Board Director/Trustee
    with YMCA Glenrothes

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO78059 - Created/last updated: 17/02/2022


    About this opportunity:YMCA Glenrothes are seeking one new voluntary Board Trustees with a genuine interest in change, for its dynamic work with young people, the homeless and disadvantaged groups. You should be able to attend four evening meetings a year, have experience of working in the public, private or voluntary sectors and a genuine interest in helping youth and the wider community, particularly those who are disadvantaged. Current work includes the purchase and upgrade of properties using secured grants, expansion of a community outdoor learning and gardening as well as community programmes to aid health and well-being. They are looking for individuals with experience of at least one of the following; local communities, youth work, housing issues, education and training, health issues, community issues post covid-19.

    Takes place:
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:Depending on experience, courses & reading are available for all new & existing trustees. Each prospective board volunteer is 'buddied' by an existing board trustee.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Public transport and car mileage.

    Experience required:They are looking for individuals with experience of at least one of the following; local communities; youth work, housing issues, education and training, health issues, community issues post covid-19.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

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

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsBoard Meetings are blended, via Zoom and in person in Glenrothes. Training happens throughout Fife with occasional travel to Edinburgh/Glasgow.

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

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