Trustee/Board Member

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  • Board/trustee role


Description

Fife Centre for Equalities (FCE) are recruiting suitably skilled people to join the Board to help deliver our vision and mission. If you are passionate about equality, diversity, inclusion and social justice, then this could be the volunteering role you've been looking for.
Fife Centre for Equalities (FCE) was established in April 2014, as a joint initiative between Fife Council, Fife Voluntary Action and NHS Fife with the aim of working in partnership to develop more inclusive and responsive services for people in Fife, and to build a positive picture of Fife's modern and diverse population.
FCE became an independent body on 1st July 2016 and continues to work in partnership to develop a more harmonised approach in engaging different equality groups as well as supporting partners to improve their performances in meeting their duties under the Equality Act 2010.
Our Trustees need to have a passion and commitment to build a collective voice to champion equality, diversity, inclusion and social justice, along with the ability to provide strong governance and direction to ensure the delivery of our objectives.

Organisation aims and objectives

Fife Centre for Equalities (FCE) was established in April 2014, as a joint initiative between Fife Council, Fife Voluntary Action and NHS Fife, to work with partners to develop more inclusive and responsive services for people in Fife, and to build a positive picture of Fifes modern and diverse population. FCE became an independent body on 1 July 2016. FCE wants to build a collective voice to champion equality, diversity, inclusion and social justice. The centre provides practical guidance and support to everyone working to tackle inequality; here in Fife, and beyond. We want to: - Make equality a normal part of everyday life in Fife - Promote the rights of individuals, because everyones story is unique - Help communities make their voices heard, and have their say in the planning and delivery of local - Develop relationships with partners and stakeholders from public, private and third sectors to advance equality, diversity, social justice and community cohesion.

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Minimum 2 hours per month with a minimum commitment of 12 months.

Restrictions

Experience required: FCE are particularly keen to receive applications from individuals who have financial management experiences or have good understanding of charity legislation. As an equality organisation, FCE are committed to ensure our organisation is inclusive in every aspect, so do let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend meetings.
Travel details: FCE's office is based in Kirkcaldy. Board meetings normally take place during normal office hours, once every 2 months, in either Kirkcaldy or Glenrothes.
Minimum age: 16

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Out-of-pocket expenses will be met.
Training details: Roles and responsibilities of Trustee and regular development days for Trustees.
Support: Childcare,
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Last updated 3 months 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.