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  • Trustee/Board Member
    with Levenmouth Foodbank Community Support Project

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO96082 - Created/last updated: 13/03/2024



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    About this opportunity:Levenmouth Foodbank was set up by Local Churches in response to local need as part of the Trussell Trust national network of foodbanks. A desire to help people in a non-judgemental way and contribute to improving their circumstances is central to the work of the project. Current operations include:

    -Foodbank
    -Cafe
    -Schools Work

    They are looking to appoint new Trustees who live and/or work in Levenmouth. Prospective applicants are expected to be aware of Charity Trustee legal duties and responsibilities, for which training can be given.

    It is expected that candidates have good communication, interpersonal and writing skills with the ability to work within a team and to contribute to problem solving.

    Takes place:
    morningsafternoonsevenings
    Mondays
    Tuesdays
    Wednesdays
    Thursdays
    Fridays
    Saturdays
    Sundays
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:Induction will initially be an introduction to Foodbank activities, tour of the building and meeting fellow trustees. Support from other trustees will be continuous, as required. More structured training is available from time to time from Fife Voluntary Action.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Public transport costs are reimbursed and mileage rate is 45p per mile.

    Experience required:It is expected that candidates have good communication, interpersonal and writing skills with the ability to work within a team and to contribute to problem solving. They are looking for trustees from a variety of backgrounds and life experiences.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; Interview; PVG membership required

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsMeetings are held every 2 months on a Monday evening, usually in the Foodbank at 3-5 Bowling Green Street, Methil KY8 3DH.

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

    What Now?

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