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Volunteering Opportunity: VO75691

  • Trustee
    with Home-Start Dunfermline.

    Created/last updated: 24/11/2023

    About this opportunity:Home-Start offers one to one personalised support for parents with children under five
     •  Home-Start places trained Volunteers alongside parents and support is provided for as long as the family need it
     •  www
     • home-start-dunfermline
     • org
     • uk Trustees make up the governing body of Home-Start Dunfermline and have a responsibility to ensure that the charity's activities are carried out in accordance with the Trustee and Investment (Scotland) Act 2005
     •  Trustees ensure that the organisation complies with requirements under both Charity and Company Laws, in addition to other laws such as Employment, Health & Safety etc
     •  Board meetings are held bi-monthly and the Trustees take an active part in the discussions and decision-making
     •  Free training on the Roles and Responsibilities of a Trustee is available from FVA
    Takes place:
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:Once a trustee has been elected they will work through the Home-Start induction programme. The programme will be supported, throughout, by the information and guidance within the Governance Handbook. Free training on the Roles and Responsibilities of a Trustee is available from FVA
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - 45p per mile + expenses incurred.

    Experience required:Interest in family welfare, good communication, good team player. Trustees bring their own current skills and experience to the role. A full induction programme is in place.

    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 DetailsHome-Start Dunfermline, 41 Bruce Street, Dunfermline, KY12 7AG

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