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  • Director/Charity Trustee
    with Express Group (Fife) Ltd

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO68669 - Created/last updated: 04/08/2020


    About this opportunity:Express Group (Fife) is a Scottish Registered Charity and a Company Limited by Guarantee that provides a high-quality service to people aged 18 years and over who are experiencing poor mental health. They aim to assist people, despite long term, enduring mental ill health, to live life to the full in the community. This is done in a social environment (10 groups in Fife) and in a low-key manner to be non-threatening to individuals with greater vulnerability. Access to the group(s) is open to anyone who has a psychiatric illness and who resides in Fife.
    Express Group (Fife) are seeking people to join their board who have experience of working in the Third Sector but applications from individuals who wish to gain experience of working at board level would be considered.
    For an informal chat, Application Pack or a visit, call John Jones, Manager or Sharon McIntosh, assistant manager, on 01592 645331. Directors meet bi-monthly, usually on a Tuesday morning.

    Takes place:
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:Volunteers will be offered support.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Mileage paid at 45p per mile or public transport costs can be reimbursed on the day.

    Experience required:Experience of working in the Third Sector, management, finance, health or social care is an advantage, but applications from other individuals who wish to gain experience of working at board level would be considered.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Informal Chat; PVG membership required; References

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsThe opportunity takes place at New Volunteer House, East Fergus Place, Kirkcaldy, KY1 1XT.

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

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