Board Member

  • VO88430
  • Board/trustee role


Description

This is a rewarding opportunity to join the founding charity trustees of the FEDUP COMMUNITY CAFÉ, to help it develop, grow and become sustainable. FEDUP COMMUNITY CAFÉ was formed to benefit the community of Wigtownshire to help prevent and reduce poverty and isolation by offering a place for people to come and feel welcome. a place to get a good meal and not have to worry about the bill. As a trustee you will help to set and maintain FED UP COMMUNITY CAFÉ’s vision, mission and values. You will also help to ensure that FED UP COMMUNITY CAFÉ: • pursues its charitable purposes as defined in its Governing Document • complies with relevant legislation or regulations • works towards sustainability by developing a funding strategy • maintains the financial stability of FED UP COMMUNITY CAFE, • resources are well managed and used effectively As a trustee you will also be involved in appointing and supporting FED UP COMMUNITY CAFE staff. New Trustees should be able to attend at least 75% of meetings per year, actively participate, to read papers in advance of meetings and participate in other tasks as arising from time to time, It is important to note that no one individual is responsible for the governance of the FEDUP CAFÉ, rather we act collectively and make decisions based on collective responsibility. Not had experience as a trustee? Don’t worry - We have a buddy scheme in place to support all new trustees.

Organisation aims and objectives

To help reduce poverty and social isolation by offering a place for people to come and feel welcome. a place to get a good meal and not have to worry about the bill.

Restrictions

Experience required: Benefits of being a board member with the FedUP Cafe include • Supporting the work of organisation. • Meeting new people. • Being part of a team. • Developing new and existing skills.
Minimum age: 18

Support

Taster details: Induction; On Going

Last updated 3 months ago

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