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Volunteering Opportunity: VO74564

  • Charity Trustee
    with Fife Young Carers.

    Created/last updated: 04/08/2020

    About this opportunity:Trustees provide advice and assistance to help this important service to help young carers grow and develop
     •  The Board takes the final responsibility for the direction of the organisation and require a variety of skills and expertise to ensure the success of the organisation
     •  Fife Young Carers is an active local charity working with young carers between the age of 8 and 25 across the Fife area
     •  The Board would like to attract people who can offer their time and skills to join the Board as trustees
     •  The role will provide advice and assistance in the important service of providing support to young carers
     •  The Board are seeking individuals with a wide variety of skills and expertise to join them in delivering this service
    Takes place:
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:At the time of joining the Board Trustees will be given an induction pack and will be offered a half-day induction session. This will involve meeting key staff members, becoming familiar with the activities of Fife Young Carers and visiting young carer activities.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Reasonable expenses paid to volunteers.

    Experience required:Knowledge and expertise are particularly sought in the following: Primary and secondary education; Further education; Social Services - particularly child services and child protection; Health Services; Adults with experience as a young carer; Charity Management; Business managements and planning; Management accountancy; Marketing and fund raising; Voluntary work with young carers; Human Resources; and Finance.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; Interview; PVG membership required; References

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsC/o Ore Valley Enterprises Ltd 93 Main Street Lochgelly KY5 9AF

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