Member of the Board of Directors

  • VO80217
  • Board/trustee role


Description

This is an opportunity to become involved with the North East Fife Community Hub at an exciting phase of its development. This is a Company Ltd by guarantee with charitable status set up to be a focus for community activity and services, including a community cafe and clothes bank. The aim of the project is to relieve poverty and social isolation, and to provide a safe, affordable meeting space for everyone in the local area regardless of age, gender or ability. NEFCH has just secured a premises in St Andrews and so are wishing to expand the size and expertise of the Board, which currently has 7 members, most of whom have a background or current experience in health and social care.

Organisation aims and objectives

NE Fife Community Hub and Cafe is a new charity set up to welcome and support the whole community with special concern for the most vulnerable, disabled, unemployed, elderly, and isolated. Provides low cost food and a safe meeting place and other services - clothesbank, money advice, cooking classes and intergenerational activity.

Availability

Mon

Tue

Wed

Thu

Fri

Sat

Sun

Morning
Afternoon
Evening

This opportunity is for three hours a month, ideally as a long-term commitment.

Restrictions

Experience required: This project particularly needs board members with expertise in: business and/or commerce; building management; and finance, accounting, and/or fundraising. In addition, NEFCH are looking for canddates qwith acute social awareness and knowledge of the local area, and who have the time to offer the both project and the most vulnerable in the community support and advocacy. Applicants would need good standards of literacy and numeracy as well as effective communication skills.
Travel details: St Andrew's Episcopal Church Queens Terrace St Anderws KY16 9QF. There is a small car park at the rear of the church, but there are good bus links to South Street, which is just around the corner.
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 3 months ago