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Trustees

  • VO82613


Description

We are an organisation which aims to facilitate health improvement for the communities in the West of Edinburgh which include Broomhouse, Sighthill & Parkhead. Using an inclusive approach, we promote healthy lifestyles and provide a variety of social health activities. We are looking for volunteers to join our Board who can bring any of the following:
representation from our local communities of Broomhouse, Sighthill and Parkhead
knowledge and skills to fulfil Treasurer role
leadership capacity to be our chair

Organisation aims and objectives

We are a community-led health project in South West Edinburgh. Our aim is to improve health and well-being within the communities of Broomhouse, Sighthill and Parkhead by providing a variety of social health activities. We provide a range of free services including a volunteer–run fruit and vegetable co-op, a home delivery service, cookery classes, physical activities including exercise classes and a walking group. We also run a confidential health drop-in service, and run the local Timebank. Local people are central to the planning and delivery of all our services. We are a small but vibrant organisation with a friendly atmosphere amongst our close team of staff and volunteers. We were shortlisted for the ‘Commitment to Health category of the Scotland Food and Drink Excellence Awards 2015.

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3 - 4 hours per month, flexible. Meetings are every 6 weeks with some work between them.

Restrictions

Experience required: Keen interest in Health and Wellbeing and communities. Ability to work as part of a team. Flexible. Non judgemental. Motivated to make wider impact.
Travel details: We are located in Broomhouse which is accessible by several bus routes, the tram stops within a short walking distance of our premises.
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Submit travel expenses form, paid into individuals bank account

Last updated a month 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.