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Charity Trustee

  • VO74564
  • Board/trustee role


Description

Trustees provide advice and assistance to help this important service to help young carers grow and develop. The Board takes the final responsibility for the direction of the organisation and require a variety of skills and expertise to ensure the success of the organisation.

Fife Young Carers is an active local charity working with young carers between the age of 8 and 25 across the Fife area. The Board would like to attract people who can offer their time and skills to join the Board as trustees. The role will provide advice and assistance in the important service of providing support to young carers. The Board are seeking individuals with a wide variety of skills and expertise to join them in delivering this service.

Organisation aims and objectives

To provide support for children aged 8-18 years who care for family members who have a disability/illness. We can give them some "me" time through our groups and 1-2-1 sessions.

Availability

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One meeting per month.

Restrictions

Experience required: Knowledge and expertise are particularly sought in the following: Primary and secondary education; Further education; Social Services - particularly child services and child protection; Health Services; Adults with experience as a young carer; Charity Management; Business managements and planning; Management accountancy; Marketing and fund raising; Voluntary work with young carers; Human Resources; and Finance.
Travel details: C/o Ore Valley Enterprises Ltd 93 Main Street Lochgelly KY5 9AF
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Reasonable expenses paid to volunteers.
Training details: At the time of joining the Board Trustees will be given an induction pack and will be offered a half-day induction session. This will involve meeting key staff members, becoming familiar with the activities of Fife Young Carers and visiting young carer activities.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

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