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  • Trustee Board Members
    with Seal Dunfermline

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO89663 - Created/last updated: 09/05/2022


    About this opportunity:Seal are seeking individuals to join their Board of Trustees to help provide effective governance to allow them to continue their work in supporting the wellbeing of children and young people in the West of Fife.

    Seal's aim is to promote individual wellbeing by building on the character strengths of those children and young people who may face disadvantage because of disability, neuro-developmental disorders and/or difficulties at home, school or in the community. None of this is possible however without a Board of Trustees to provide effective governance and oversight.

    Together with fellow trustees you will provide strategic direction, ensure that Seal meet all their regulatory and legal requirements, maintain oversight of finances, support staff and act at all times in the best interests of the charity.

    These opportunities come at a challenging time as Seal looks to identify funding sources to help secure its future. They are therefore looking for enthusiastic and committed individuals who relish a challenge.

    Takes place:
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:No details were provided about the training made available to volunteers. Please contact us to find out more.

    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Currently meet via Zoom but will reimburse public transport costs of pay expenses of 40p per mile if attendance at the premises is required. Expenses will be paid monthly.

    Experience required:Individuals may have either prior experience or are new to committee work. As a trustee you will: -Have an interest in changing lives of children and young people for the better -Be prepared to take on roles and responsibilities as part of a Board of Trustees -Be committed to ensuring good governance -contribute to ongoing efforts in identifying sources of funding -Have enthusiasm and commitment More information is available through our website

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Informal Chat; PVG membership required

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsDunfermline but currently meeting via Zoom.

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

    What Now?

    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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