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  • Volunteer Secretary's Assistant/Website and Social Media
    with Sustainable Cupar

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO65498 - Created/last updated: 04/08/2020


    About this opportunity:The volunteer will support Sustainable Cupar, a SCIO since 2011. Trustees (all volunteers themselves) are expanding activities to promote Cupar as a thriving, sustainable, future-proof community. The trustees are a friendly and community-spirited group, now seeking an additional volunteer to increase capacity.

    Sustainable Cupar has designed an active travel network and has signed walking/cycling routes across the town. We re-instated the Moor Road core path to Ceres. Sustainable Cupar is now planning a route, away from traffic, linking south to north.

    Trustees engage with planners and developers to optimise the sustainability of all new builds in the town, particularly pressurizing for heat networks, solar power and achieve travel permeability.

    The Fruit and Blossom Group (FAB) has delivered a Community Soft Fruit Cage at Elmwood House and a Community Orchard at Millfield, with interpretation board and beautiful outdoor furniture. FAB offers training in fruit-growing and members enjoy working and learning together.

    Takes place:
    Minimum age:16
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:The volunteer will participate in the training offered to Trustees, Potential Trustees and Volunteers regarding the benefits and responsibilities pf participating SCIOs. The volunteer will be 'assigned' to a Trustee who will offer training in all aspects of the post. That Trustee will act as a mentor for the volunteer. Fife Voluntary Action may also provide support.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - None.

    Experience required:Good communication, IT, social media and web skills. A readiness to work with Trustees to promote the aims of Sustainable Cupar is needed. No experience necessary.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    Volunteers in 16 - 18 age group are very welcome, following PVG checks.

    Application process:Informal Chat

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsMeetings are generally held in the Fire Station at Millfield in the evenings. Volunteers make their own way there.

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

    What Now?

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