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Volunteering Opportunity: VO96785

  • Trustee Secretary
    with Care And Share Companionship.

    Created/last updated: 11/07/2023

    About this opportunity:Care And Share Companionship support people living in the Kirkcaldy area over the age of 60, who are experiencing isolation and loneliness
     •  They have an exciting opportunity to join their volunteer board of trustees and are seeking an enthusiastic and organised individual to fulfil the role of secretary on their board
     •  The responsibilities of the secretary office bearer role include: -Scheduling and organising Board and AGM meetings -Working with the Chairperson to set the agendas of Board and AGM meetings -Notifying details of upcoming meetings to attendees -Preparing and issuing necessary paperwork for the meetings -Recording and circulating the minutes of Board and AGM meetings, ensuring that they faithfully reflect all key conversations, decisions and actions -Ensuring that meeting actions are addressed by those responsible in a timely manner -Ensuring that all meetings comply with Care and Share Companionship's Constitution (the charity's governing document) -Advising on good governance practices -Facilitating the induction of new board members
    Takes place:
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:Induction will be given by a board member. You will receive a Trustee Handbook and be offered any relevant training if the need arises.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Travel expenses will be reimbursed within the week of the meeting. Public transport costs will be met on receipt of transport ticket.

    Experience required:They are looking for a friendly, conscientious and reliable person with good organisational and administration skills.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; Informal Chat; References; Trial Period

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsThe board meets once every 6 - 8 weeks, or more often as required by business or planning activities. Meetings take place in the evening 5.30 - 7pm approximately at St Bryce Kirk Kirkcaldy.

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