Board Member/Trustee

  • VO61882
  • Board/trustee role


Description

We are company and a charity. Although 15 years old, we have recently re-launched the Trust and are keen to refresh our approach and improve our impact. We have a number of projects we wish to take forward and are looking for people who can help us to do this. We have no staff and so we need people who are keen to not just shape the projects but to deliver them as well.

Organisation aims and objectives

The advancement of citizenship or community development, The advancement of the arts, heritage, culture or science, The advancement of environmental protection or improvement, The relief of those in need by reason of age, ill health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage by To provide, in the interests of social welfare, facilities for recreation and other leisure time activity available to the public at large within the village of Balfron and the surrounding landward area - as defined by the Balfron Community Council boundaries (the Operating Area) - with a view to improving their conditions of life b) To promote and/or preserve the environment for the benefit of the general public c) To promote trade and and industry for the benefit of the general public d) To provide or assist in the provision of housing for people in necessitous circumstances within the Operating Area e) To advance education and promote training programmes and opportunities for the benefit of the residents of the Operating Area; particularly among young people and the unemployed f) To relieve poverty among the residents of the Operating Area g) To promote, establish and operate other schemes of a charitable nature for the benefit of the community within the Operating Area

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1 day per month - 2 hour monthly Board meetings plus up to a further 5 hours per month on project /sub-committee work.

Restrictions

Looking for people who either live or work in Balfron / Balfron Station, Board members from out with this area too. We are unable to consider people who do not meet the legal requirements for being a company director or trustee.
Experience required: We have up to 6 vacancies are so are looking for people with a range of interests and skills. We are particularly keen to recruit people who have experience of running a business, working with young people, applying for funding, marketing skills and/or project management skills. Above all we are looking for commitment, energy and good team players.
Travel details: Our monthly Board meetings are held on Monday evenings in Balfron.
Minimum age: 17

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Reasonable travel expenses will be covered.
Taster available: Yes
Taster details: There may be an opportunity to observe a Board meeting.

Last updated 4 months ago