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  • Board Member
    with The Drug & Alcohol Project Limited (DAPL)

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO94727 - Created/last updated: 03/07/2023


    About this opportunity:DAPL is a well-respected voluntary sector organisation in Fife and is looking for additional board members to support the existing directors of the charity.

    DAPL offers one to one counselling, support, information and advice to individuals and families in Fife. The service is free and confidential and offered by experienced workers.

    DAPL's counselling service is accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).

    The organisation was formed in 1994 and originally served the area of Levenmouth, however is now available throughout the entire Kingdom of Fife.

    THey support: Young people (who are experiencing psychological disorders / or use substances or affected by another's use), Adults (who use substances)

    Takes place:Please contact us to find out when this opportunity takes place.
    Minimum age:16
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:Directors are given a comprehensive induction and receive regular training opportunities.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - 45p per mile

    Experience required:Ideally looking for suitably qualified individuals with experience/knowledge in ANY of the following areas: -Individual with lived experience -Counsellor -Professional who works (or has worked) in a school setting e.g. teacher; educational psychologist; school nurse etc -Experienced worker in substance misuse treatment field -Experience/skills in business (e.g. finance/HR etc) -Voluntary sector management

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Interview; PVG membership required; References

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsBoard meetings take place either at our head office in Leven or online.

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

    What Now?

    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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