Board Member

  • VO75133
  • Board/trustee role


Description

As a Director/Charity Trustee you will join other Directors with varying skilsl, knowledge & expertise. The Board provides strategic leadership and governance for the charity, members and beneficiaries. Principle responsibilities include: Proper and appropriate use of funds and ensuring funders' needs and obligations are met; Ensuring financial stability through active fundraising participation; Ensuring the organisation complies with its Articles of Association; Compliance with relevant legislation. e.g Care Inspectorate, OSCR, Companies House etc.; Protect and manage the property of the organisation; and Appoint and support employees, where the need arises.

Use specific knowledge or experience to help the Board reach sound business decisions through attendance and participation at board meetings and follow up sub-committee meetings.

Participate in other tasks when required to meet the needs of the organisation. In addition, there are several roles where staff or Board responsibilities are nor clearly defined but rather a joint one eg. Promoting the organisation.

Organisation aims and objectives

Our main aim is to assist in alleviating social isolation and loneliness and offer a supportive environment and work to offer a wide range of social activities and events - all designed to encourage adults and older people to lead happy, independent lives. This can impact on people’s lives by improving confidence, by encouraging interaction and contributing to the making and sustaining of friendships. A nutritious three course meal which is cooked on the premises also assists in meeting the dietary needs of service users who attend. The Day Service also supports carers to enable them to take a break from the caring role in knowing that there loved one is being supported.

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The Board meet on the 2nd Thursday of each month from approximately 1pm onwards with the Management Team and meetings may last for up to 2-3 hours.

Restrictions

Experience required: The present Boards of Directors are looking to recruit volunteers interested in gaining experience at Committee/Board level, willing to learn new skill and.or develop existing skills through team-working with existing board members, and an interest in people.
Travel details: 59 Pitkerro Drive, Dundee, DD4 8AT. Accessible by buses to Pitkerro/Glenconner Drive and also by car
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Taster available: Yes
Taster details: The board welcome applicants to attend a Board Meeting to observe and become familiar with Mid-Lin Day Care board structure and responsibilities.
Training details: There is an Induction Booklet for Board Members and additional training Fire Safety, First Aid Training, Manual Handling Opportunities to attend conferences and course relevant to the work of Mid-Lin
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.