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Trustee

  • VO63218
  • Board/trustee role


Description

Dundee Community Transport SCIO (DCT) is committed to delivering affordable and accessible transport for Dundee. Currently, our main activity is the delivery of a volunteer driver service, Community Cars, which ensures Dundee’s older communities can remain active. This is an opportunity to play a part in helping Dundee’s older people enjoy independence and a good quality of life.

The successful candidates will be required to clearly demonstrate: A willingness to devote the necessary time and effort; ability to think creatively; ability to work effectively as a member of a team; good communication and interpersonal skills; good, independent judgement; impartiality, fairness and confidentiality; leadership skills; strategic vision; understanding and acceptance of responsibilities; willingness to speak one’s mind.

If you would like the chance to help shape and develop an award winning charity – please get in touch.

Organisation aims and objectives

Dundee Community Transport runs a community car scheme where volunteer drivers use their own car to give lifts to people over 65 so that they can access social, recreational and medical appointments.

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We are looking for someone to commit 4-6 hours per month for a minimum of 1 year.

Restrictions

You are not eligible to become a trustee if you are under 18, have previously been removed as a trustee by the charity commission, you are currently declared bankrupt or have been disqualified as a company director or have an unspent conviction.
Experience required: We are especially interested in those with experience in the following areas: Business development, Sustainability, Fundraising, HR, Pensions. However, we will consider candidates with other interests who are looking to build upon their experience. Full support and training where necessary will be provided.
Travel details: We are located on Constitution Road in the city centre, just around the corner from Abertay University.
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Travel to and from the office will be paid if coming by bus or by car (45p/mile)
Training details: Induction will be provided over first 3 weeks, ongoing support will then be provided by Coordinator and other trustees.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 14 days 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.