DAC provide a day centre service for older people at the Fiveways centre and, consequently, are keen to attract volunteers to our existing board of 6, who may have knowledge and expertise in - amongst other skills, health and social care, buildings maintenance, and finance administration.
The day centre is now registered as a Support Service with the Care Inspectorate. In-order to sustain this vital service and prevent social isolation for the elderly, potential board members will be responsible for; collaborative working, informed decision making, the implementation of policy and robust governance which will ultimately contribute to the continued development of a well-regarded charity in the city of Dundee.
Board members do not readily have to commit to attending the ‘Fiveways’ centre on a routine basis, but they are expected, where possible, to attend monthly board meetings, usually the first Monday of each month between 1300 - 1530.
Age Concern Dundee exists to promote the wellbeing and social inclusion of older people by: identifying their changing needs, through consultation with them and their carers; and active involvement in policy planning and development of services.
The responsibilities of decisions and governance for Dundee Age Concern will require any Board Member to have a measure of maturity and potential business experience.
Experience required: DAC provide a day centre service for older people at Fiveways Day Centre and, consequently, are keen to attract committed volunteers who may have knowledge and expertise in - amongst other skills, health and social care, buildings maintenance, and finance administration.
Travel details: The ‘Fiveways’ centre Dundee. The number 22 and 1A bus services stop closest to the ‘Fiveways centre’
Minimum age: 25
Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Dundee Age Concern will pay 25p per mile for fuel reimbursement and the cost of any public transport on production of a valid ticket.
Training details: There is no specific training required for the voluntary role of Board member. The board will ensure a supportive environment to discuss the opinions, ideas and views of all members working on behalf of DAC.