Board Members support our work and shape our future plans. If you are interested in mental health/wellbeing, have good independent judgement and enjoy working in a team, FEAT would like to hear from you. Main duties will involve: Input to strategic aims, ensuring policies and practices are in line with aims and objectives. Ensuring good practice. Reviewing strategy and keeping the Charity in line with its ethos as well as its legal and financial responsibilities.
Fife Employment Access Trust (FEAT) is a mental health charity in Glenrothes. Our mission is to enable and support individuals to reach their full positive mental well-being in a culture where there is no stigma. FEAT provides programmes to support people with mental health issues self-manage their conditions and develop employability skills, help them access employment or other activities such as further education/volunteering. The people we work with often struggle to engage and are sometimes far removed from meaningful occupation. We build resilience, foster hope and encourage self-belief by connecting with them, exploring values, improving their self-awareness and teaching coping strategies. We support around 500 people per year and in 2017 were named runners-up in the GlaxoSmithKline Impact Awards.
no upper age limit has been specified
Volunteers receive induction and ongoing training and support.
Out of pocket expenses paid?
FEAT seeks a Board Member with an empathy towards those with mental health issues.
The Charity welcomes applications from the following backgrounds - digital, social media marketing, business development, fundraising, social care, advocacy and governance, teaching, sales and management or your own personal/family experience of mental health issues.
Volunteers will be open minded and understanding, display a can do attitude, excellent communicators, analytical and have problem-solving skills.
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