Treasurer for the Board of Trustees

  • VO85464
  • Home-based volunteering, Board/trustee role


Description

Absafe is a unique safety education charity dedicated to saving lives and reducing harm by instilling a positive safety culture in our communities and inspiring a passion for safety through education and engagement. No one else does what we do locally!

Our vision is for a safer future; free from life-changing unintentional injury and harm, with protective communities inspired by a passion for safety, so that no one has to learn by accident.

We are passionate about the power of educating in a participative and engaging environment, using fun to create lasting change in children’s lives and in the communities in which they live. We believe in the transformative impact that a positive safety culture can have on the health and prosperity of future generations.

Absafe provides health, safety and well-being education and risk awareness. Protecting people and places from harm, helping communities thrive by building a strong positive safety culture, and giving individuals the confidence, skills and attitudes to create a safer future.

We deliver a range of unique projects and interactive training programmes designed to inform, instruct and engage to reduce vulnerability to unintentional injury and harm, and support positive decision-making in relation to harmful behaviour.

We are looking for a Volunteer Treasurer to join our Board of Trustees, so we are able to continue to deliver education to the children and young people of Aberdeen, we would like you to have an interest in Education, health, safety risk management, and also health and wellbeing.

We are a small Charity and every member is important, joining Absafe means that you will be making a real difference to the children and young people of Aberdeen.

For more information please contact Louise Richardson, CEO at email: Louise@absafe.org.uk or tel.: 07748654105.

Organisation aims and objectives

Absafe works to advance safety, prevent accidents and save lives. This includes safety in the home, road and community. Absafe undertakes a range of work to promote safety. This includes innovative educational programmes at The Safe a purpose built, interactive village containing real life scenarios coupled with 21st century technology, with each zone specifically created to tackle a different safety issue. By exploring and interacting with 'real life' dangerous situations in a risk free environment, visitors experience an exciting, thrilling and memorable way to learn valuable safety lessons they can apply to their day-to-day lives.

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Flexible times available to help. All help is greatly appreciated.

Restrictions

Travel details: Absafe Board usually meets every quarter, during lockdown we have been doing this remotely and this could continue following lockdown which would mean there could be no travel commitments. The meetings are usually around two hours and any information required would be sent to you via email before the meeting. You would of course be most welcome to come onto site and see the great work that we do, we are based in Bridge of Don in Aberdeen.

Support

Training details: Excellent support and relevant training provided to all volunteers. The CEO would provide ongoing support and work in partnership with the successful candidate, we also would arrange relevant policies and procedures to be sent directly to the new appointee. Absafe are also members of ACVO who would help us provide training and ongoing support.
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