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  • Trustee
    with St Andrews Botanic Garden Trust

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO98747 - Created/last updated: 01/11/2023


    About this opportunity:St Andrews Botanic Garden Trust wishes to recruit a trustee to join its Board of Directors at a time of significant organisational transformation. We are looking for capable experienced individuals with a strong professional background who share our enthusiasm for the Trust's mission and charitable objectives, and who are willing to give their commitment to support the Garden as it navigates this transformation in a challenging environment.

    Our mission of botanical conservation and education has seen us take transformational steps in a short period of time and our focus now is on consolidation, and preparation for capital investment and growth.

    Trustees carry out the duties and responsibilities of being a charity trustee and company director, play an important role in the strategic direction of the Garden, and are responsible for ensuring that the Garden observes its charitable objectives, adheres to the principles of good governance, and operates ethically and responsibly.

    Takes place:
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:No details were provided about the training made available to volunteers. Please contact us to find out more.

    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Reasonable costs of transport are reimbursed; public transport is preferred and mileage is paid at £0.45/mile.

    Experience required:No specific requirements for experience were provided by the organisation.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; Informal Chat; Interview

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsSt Andrews Botanic Garden, Canongate, St Andrews. Free car parking is available.

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

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