Member of the Board of Directors

  • VO48266
  • Board/trustee role


Description

Later Life Choices Glenrothes (LLCG) provides day services and help to stay at home services to older people in Glenrothes and the surrounding area that enhance their quality and enjoyment of life by encouraging interaction, mental & physical activity, and companionship.

No specific experience is required to join their Board of Directors but you should have a drive to want to make life better for older people and their carers. As a Board Member you will help steer the organisation using your own experience and perspectives, while at the same time gaining valuable experience in management and governance. The key attributes required are commitment, enthusiasm, and a willingness to actively participate in Board Meetings. Board members are also expected to join one of the Board Sub-Groups and be prepared to take on a share of the work involved within these groups. Sub-groups are Fundraising, Finance, and Strategy.

Meetings take place on the second last Wednesday of every month at 4pm.

Organisation aims and objectives

Provides Active Ageing day service for older people living in Glenrothes and the surrounding area. This includes services for people living with dementia. Alsp providessupport services: Befriending; Out in the Community; Dementia Home Support and Help to Stay at Home.

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The Board meets on the second last Wednesday of every month at 4pm for approximately 1.5 hours. Sub Groups meet once a month for approximately 1 hour at a date and time arranged between sub group members.

Restrictions

Maximum age is related to insurance.
Experience required: Good, independent judgement An ability to think creatively A willingness to speak authentically and honestly An ability to work effectively as a member of a team A commitment to LLCG’s purpose A willingness to devote the necessary time and effort To have integrity and a genuine wish to contribute
Travel details: The Board meets at 100 Scott Road, Glenrothes, KY6 1AE, which is within walking distance from the town centre and bus station and are on a bus route. There is street parking available.
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Travel expenses can be paid on the night at a rate agreed by the board
Training details: The Chair is happy to chat informally by phone with potential applicants to give more details about board membership and roles, to discuss the individual’s skills and experience, and to answer any questions. Upon receipt of a completed application form applicants will be invited for interview with the Chair and one other Board member. Initial induction training is conducted by the Chair who will explain how LLCG operates, its goals, ongoing projects and opportunities, and how the organisation is involved with the wider community (including our sponsors). At this meeting the new board member is encouraged to consider how their skills and experience can best be used, and any need for further training will be discussed. The new member will be given a comprehensive induction pack. The new member will meet with the LLCG team at Scott Road, and the managers will explain their roles. Ongoing support and training is given as required.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

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