Volunteer Directors to the Board

  • VO75056
  • Board/trustee role


Description

CHARITY DIRECTORS REQUIRED

Do you have Vision, Enthusiasm, Communication and Interpersonal Skills?

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of others?

Can you spare one or two evenings a month?

Then come and join Aberdeen Cyrenians

Aberdeen Cyrenians is a well-known, local charity which has been commended for almost 50 years for its flexible, proactive approach to resolving homelessness and for a range of other vital services for vulnerable people in Aberdeen.

We are actively seeking to appoint volunteer Directors to the board. Ideal candidates will have a commitment to social justice issues such as homelessness and likely to have relevant knowledge and experience in business, social care, health, corporate fundraising or governance. They should have the gravitas to add tangible value to the strategic leadership of the organisation and also to support our Senior Management team.

Is this you? Then please apply in writing (enclosing a CV) outlining your reasons for applying and how your skills and experience could benefit the organisation to: Mike Burns, Chief Executive Mike.Burns@aberdeen-cyrenians.org or visit www.aberdeen-cyrenians.org for more details.

Organisation aims and objectives

Aberdeen Cyrenians is a voluntary organisation and one of Scotland's major charities, which aims to help homeless people by alleviating homelessness, through the provision of support and accommodation. We provide direct services for homeless people, aiming to help them to move forward with their lives. Since 1968, we have provided an increasing range of services for homeless people, and at present, we meet the needs of around 2,000 people each year. In the main, we provide hostel type accommodation, run a drop in centre, help service users in gaining rented accommodation, provide advice, information and emotional support and provide training and access to education and employment opportunities. We welcome and actively encourage the involvement of volunteers in a variety of areas to help us to open the doors wider for homeless people in Aberdeen.

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All help is greatly appreciated.

Restrictions

Experience required: Commitment to the aims and work of the Cyrenians.
Travel details: Head Office is 62 Summer Street, Aberdeen AB10 1SD
Minimum age: 16

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Training details: Good support and relevant training is provided to all volunteers.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 4 months ago

Please note, organisations are currently experiencing a large volume of enquiries from people looking to help out. They may not always be able to meet this demand so please be patient, you may not receive a quick response or be assigned to a role.