Fife Headway are looking for a new Treasurer to join their Board of Trustees! This is a great opportunity to build on your skills and experience to help the work of a small charity in Fife.
Fife Headway exists to provide support, information and referrals for people with an acquired brain injury. They aim to reduce social isolation increase access to information and referral information and empower people with an ABI (acquired brain injury) to have more control over their lives. You'll be involved in anything from overseeing, approving and presenting budgets, accounts and financial statements, to informing and advising the board of their financial duties.
Preparing and presenting financial reports.
Ensuring that appropriate accounting procedures and controls are in place
Advising on the financial implications of strategic plans
Monitoring the investment activity and ensuring its consistency with our policies and legal responsibilities
Ensuring compliance with legislation
New role holders within the board are needed as due to a mixture of health and personal reasons, the current volunteers are seeking to step down.
To help head injured gain a better quality of life, in turn, helping carers . We are aware of people out there in fife who have not heard of Fife Headway and if we can get support to them we will be completing the mission of helping in regaining confidence and make them feel better.
Experience required: They are looking for someone with a passion for ensuring that high quality services are given to people with acquired brain injury, and who has the experience of financial controls , budgeting and applying for grant funding
Travel details: Linton Lane Community Centre, Linton Lane, Kirkcaldy KY2 6LF. Free parking , can be accessed by public transport. Some board meeting will be on zoom and some in person when permitted.
Minimum age: 18
Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Out of pocket expenses will be paid.
Training details: Headway will offer support as required, including an induction covering an understanding of brain injuries. You are also welcome to attend the FVA free training on Roles & Responsibilities of a Board Member happening on 29 September & 03 November
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