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Volunteering Opportunity: VO85451

  • Trustee
    with Lucky Ewe.

    Created/last updated: 26/03/2021

    About this opportunity:Lucky Ewe is seeking to bring extra energy and a wider perspective to its trustee group as they grow this new educational charity in NE Fife
     •  They would love to recruit 1 or 2 trustees, who work well with others, and have the experience and foresight to help steer Lucky Ewe forward
     •  They are particularly interested in individuals with a financial or farming background, but all volunteers will be very kindly considered
     •  Lucky Ewe trustees work always in the best interests of the charity, helping to keep the public informed of their work, helping to keep clear financial records and helping with fundraising
     •  Trustees who want to volunteer in practical tasks on farm are also most welcome
     •  Though not in itself a management position, it is important that our trustees work well with the appointed part-time staff at Lucky Ewe
    Takes place:
    Minimum age:16
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:The volunteer will have a guided tour of farm facilities, an in-depth discussion with one or more trustees covering the aims and activities of the charity and get another trustee appointed as a ‘buddy’
    Out of pocket expenses paid?

    Experience required:Skills: (essential) computer literate (for email and Zoom), good communication skills, facility for working with others (also useful) bookkeeping and accounts, practical farming skills, sheep husbandry, dairy Attitude: (essential) proactive and keen to see Lucky Ewe flourish (also useful) light-hearted, sympathetic to Lucky Ewe beneficiaries, community spirited Experience: individuals experienced in all walks of life are welcome

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Informal Chat; Other; PVG membership required; References; Trial Period

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsLucky Ewe is based in Cupar, and the rented agricultural holding, where most of the sheep are kept, is at Bonnyton Farm by Leven. Currently Trustees communicate via phone, email and in Zoom meetings. At the moment Trustees are meeting at least once a mon

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