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  • Minute Secretary
    with Care And Share Companionship

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO85547 - Created/last updated: 04/08/2022


    About this opportunity:Care and Share Companionship is a Scottish Registered Charity. We support people over the age of 60 who are living in isolation and loneliness within the Kirkcaldy area of Fife. Our aim is to provide a service that helps improve health and wellbeing.
    The Volunteer Minute Secretary is responsible for recording the minutes of Trustee Board meetings. They would make sure all important issues are recorded detailing any actions needed and when proposals are made named persons who proposed and seconded the motion are noted.
    Minutes would be typed up and a draft distributed by email to all Trustees and Service Manager within a week of the meeting using a template provided.
    To prepare Agendas and circulate after consulting with Chair one week before meeting.

    Takes place:
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:Induction and support will be on a 1-1 basis with Service Manager and include GDPR, Confidentiality, how to record pertinent points and proposals. Timetable of distributing minutes and Agenda.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - we pay public transport rates and reimburse volunteers every week. Also include mileage rates if applicable. We reimburse expenses on a monthly basis at .45p per mile or public transport fares on ticket evidence.

    Experience required:Friendly with good organisational, and listening skills. Experience using Microsoft Package mainly Microsoft Word and have internet access.

    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 DetailsFace to face meetings are held every 6-8 weeks at Bennochy Churchy, Elgin Street Kirkcaldy KY2 5HR

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

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

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