Be a Vice Chairperson for a charity providing vital support and information for people with brain injury, their families and carers.
Build your experience and share your skills for Fife Headway. This role is vital to help them run the work that they do. The role is varied and may include the following:
Planning the annual cycle of board meetings and set the agendas; chairing and facilitating the board meetings; giving directions to board policy making; monitoring that decisions taken at board meetings are implemented; representing the organisation at appropriate events, meetings or functions; acting as a spokesperson for the organisation where appropriate; attend monthly board meetings, participate in other tasks as they arise from time to time, such as interviewing new staff, helping with fundraising; keep informed about the activities of the organisation and wider issues which affect its work.
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: Leadership skills • Tact and diplomacy • Good communication and interpersonal skills • Impartiality, fairness and the ability to respect confidences • an ability to work effectively as a member of a team
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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