Board Member

  • VO75087
  • Board/trustee role


Description

Catesbi provides consultancy services, training and support to families and professionals in Tayside struggling with challenging behaviour of children and young people.

We are keen to attract volunteers to our existing board who may have:

  1. EXPERIENCE of working with children with challenging behaviour, children with disabilities, children from deprived backgrounds – such as parents, teachers, medical professionals or,

  2. KNOWLEDGE and expertise in other skills: health & social care, social enterprise, finance, marketing, HR and/or legal.

We are registered as a Community Interest Company. In-order to sustain this vital service as a part of prevention and early intervention, potential board members will be responsible for; collaborative working, informed decision making, quality assurance, the implementation of policy and robust governance which will ultimately contribute to the continued development of a young social enterprise in the city of Dundee.

The Board will meet once every two months and Board members would be expected to attend more than half of the meetings annually.

Organisation aims and objectives

Our aim is to improve lives of children with autism using Applied Behaviour Analysis. We do this by offering training to: - Families of Children in need of behavioural intervention to increase the child’s life skills, communication skills and independence. - Professionals working with children with developmental delays to upskill them and being able to teach using evidence based strategies.

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Please state number of hours, minimum time commitment and whether it is weekly, monthly, etc., i.e. 4 hours per week for a six month commitment.

Restrictions

Experience required: Volunteer for this opportunity is committed, supporting, resilient and kind. He or she has experience of working with collaboration with different organisation, has an overview of local community and wants to make a positive difference for children and families.
Travel details: Catesbi CIC is on the outskirts of Dundee. Receipted out of pocket expenses such as bus fares will be reimbursed.
Minimum age: 21

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Taster available: Yes
Taster details: Applicants are welcome to join our meeting in May and then decide if they would like to join the board.
Training details: You will receive a short induction about our vision, mission, values, our services and clients. A workshop about behaviour analysis and its application will also be offered.
Support: Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 6 days ago

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