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  • Volunteer Trustees
    with Home-Start Kirkcaldy

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO48110 - Created/last updated: 04/08/2020



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    About this opportunity:Without Trustees our scheme wouldn't exist and families and children wouldn't get the support they need. Being a Trustee can be rewarding and gives opportunities for personal development and the chance to give something back to the local community.
    Trustees help guide our scheme and contribute to our leadership and direction so staff can manage the day to day work. The Board are responsible for good governance and employ the staff team as well as overseeing the sound management of funds. The Board of Trustees work closely with the staff and work on a variety of things jointly such as fundraising and publicity.

    Takes place:
    morningsafternoonsevenings
    Mondays
    Tuesdays
    Wednesdays
    Thursdays
    Fridays
    Saturdays
    Sundays
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:We have an information pack that we send out to anyone interested. We'd then arrange an informal chat with the Chairperson and Senior Coordinator at the office. Home-Start UK provides on-going training and we have an intranet full of information and guidance for Trustees. We regularly have an "Away Day" for staff and volunteers.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Volunteers can claim all out of pocket expenses. We pay 40p per mile and they'll be reimbursed after each meeting.

    Experience required:Trustees come from all walks of life and you don't need specialist skills or qualifications to be a Trustee - common sense, time, flexibility. The ability to work as part of a team and an understanding of the pressures faced by parents today are just as important to us.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

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

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsOur Board meetings are held at our office - 5 South Fergus Place, Kirkcaldy, Fife, KY1 1YA.

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

    What Now?

    To enquire/register an interest in this opportunity please call us on 0800 389 6046, e-mail us, or fill out this brief form:
     
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