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  • Trustee
    with Fife Young Carers

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO90686 - Created/last updated: 06/12/2022



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    About this opportunity:Fife Young Carers is a growing organisation that works with young and young adult carers throughout Fife. We have
    just received a Fife Civic Recognition Award which recognised the incredible work we did to support young carers in
    Fife during lockdown and beyond.
    Our Board would like to attract people who can offer their time and skills to join them as Trustees. The role will
    provide advice and assistance in the important service of providing support to young carers. We are seeking
    individuals with a wide variety of skills and expertise; these include but are not limited to anyone with the following
    skills:
    -Communications
    -Fundraising capabilities
    -Social media
    -Legal Expertise's

    Takes place:
    morningsafternoonsevenings
    Mondays
    Tuesdays
    Wednesdays
    Thursdays
    Fridays
    Saturdays
    Sundays
    Minimum age:16
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:Induction and training will be provided, along with ongoing support. Roles and Responsibilities of a Trustee training is also available from FVA.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Public transport rates or 45p per mile are reimbursed, usually monthly, and can be more frequently if required.

    Experience required:An interest in young/young adult carers. Specific skills that would be helpful but not essential: communications; fundraising; social media; financial/treasurer. A willingness to give back and shape the direction of a developing organisation.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Informal Chat; References

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsBoard meetings held approx. every 8 weeks for 2 hrs at our office premises which are located at Ore Valley Business Centre, 93 Main Street, Lochgelly KY5 9AF and Board Members can be reimbursed for their travel. Board Members will have the opportunity to attend meetings online, if unable to attend in person.

    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:

    Please tell us what age group you are in:
    Are you looking to improve your employability prospects by volunteering?    

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