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  • Trustee
    with Talk Matters

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO88609 - Created/last updated: 18/01/2024


    About this opportunity:Dunfermline based Talk Matters offers counselling/ psychotherapy for up to 50 clients per week and placement opportunities for those training in the field.

    Talk Matters is seeking volunteer trustees to join its board. Trustees contribute to the realisation of Talk Matters' goal of relieving people in need of psychological support by the provision of a financially accessible, professional counselling service.

    The board is fully responsible for the governance and fiscal probity of the charity. Ten monthly meetings are held with an annual general meeting in November. Presently, the board comprises five trustees. The charity is held in high standing and trustees are rightly protective of its reputation.

    There is an opportunity for you to use your skills in the areas of HR/IT/Finance or Law whilst other skills in administration and fundraising would be most welcome. It is not necessary that you have work/volunteering experience within the psychological therapy sector.

    Takes place:
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:101
    Training provided:Other Board Members will provide support as required.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Reasonable travelling expenses are available if required

    Experience required:Experience of Human Resources Management /IT/Finance/Legal Work/administration or secretarial work preferred.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; References

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsDunfermline Business Centr, Izatt Avenue, Dunfermline Fife KY11 3BZ

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

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