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  • Board Trustee
    with Seescape

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO99440 - Created/last updated: 13/02/2024



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    About this opportunity:Seascape is the leading charity provider of support services for people with visual impairment in Fife. We offer a range of services including information, advice, rehabilitation, technology training, befriending and social groups.

    They are looking for Trustees to join their Board. To enable Seescape to meet its aims, the role of Trustees is to:

    -set and maintain the vision, mission and values
    -develop direction, strategy and planning
    -ensure the organisation has the appropriate structure and resources for its work
    -establish policies and procedures to govern organisational activity, including guidance for the board, volunteers and staff
    -establish and manage systems for reporting and monitoring
    -manage risk and ensure compliance and accountability with our governing document, external regulators and the law
    -make certain that the financial affairs of the organisation are conducted properly and are accurately reported

    Takes place:
    morningsafternoonsevenings
    Mondays
    Tuesdays
    Wednesdays
    Thursdays
    Fridays
    Saturdays
    Sundays
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:We have a yearly Board away day to develop Trustees. The Board is supported by the CEO and Operations Manager
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Reasonable travel costs are reimbursed at 45p per mile if using a private car. Public transport costs will be reimbursed on submission of receipts

    Experience required:They are keen to hear from people who have the following skills and experience: -IT / digital, including digital transformation and improvements -Accounting / finance -Business management, including planning, development and change -Human resources -Legal expertise -Accessible technology and/or digital -Fundraising and income generation -Marketing and communications

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Induction/Training; Informal Chat; Interview

    Taster available?Yes: A comprehensive induction will be provided

    Travel DetailsBoard meets 6 times per year and meetings last up to 3 hours. Meetings can be in person or via Teams. Our office is based in Glenrothes

    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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  - Social Group Volunteer (Kirkcaldy)
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  - Social Group Volunteer (Cupar)
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  - Social Group Volunteer (Glenrothes)
  - Social Group Volunteer (Dunfermline)

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