Forth Valley Disability Sport

Charity registered in Scotland SC024362

Main Activities Learning Disability;Physical Disability;Sport /
(Include Sensory Disability)

Current opportunity

DESCRIPTION: Forth Valley Disability Sport (FVDS) is a charity where the main aim is to lead in the development of sport for people with physical, sensory or learning disability in partnership with key local agencies in the three local authority areas of Stirling., Falkirk ad Clackmannashire. FVDS is a member branch of Scottish Disability Sport (SDS) who are the governing body of sport for athletes and players with a physical, sensory or learning disability. As chair, you will have a strategic role that is involved with representing the vision of the Branch. You will be responsible for strategic matters, and setting high standards. The chairperson plays a pivotal role in increasing the effectiveness of the Board and individual committee member and wider partners. You will be responsible for ensuring that there is effective communication with the leadership team and acting as a sounding board for the FVDS Coordinator. SKILLS REQUIRED: • Good decision maker, ensure matters are dealt with in an orderly, efficient manner, and bring impartiality and objectivity to meetings • Well organised, enthusiastic and drive in partnership working • Confident at keeping order during meetings MAIN DUTIES INCLUDE: 1. Lead the management committee and the affairs of the organisation. 2. Oversee and guide all decisions taken by management committee and sub committees 3. In liaison with the co-ordinator, oversee the work of all officers 4. Liaise with the secretary on the agenda for each meeting and approve the minutes before they are circulated 5. Liaise with the Treasurer to ensure funds are spent accurately and in the best interests of the branch 6. Help to prepare and submit any statutory documents that are required (e.g. VAT, grant aid reports) 7. If unable to attend any committee meeting, a written update/ report could be sent to the meeting and the Vice Chair briefed on the agenda TIME COMMITMENT (Roughly 5- 7 hours per month): • Attend/ Chair FVDS Committee Meetings (6 per year) • Liaise with the FVDS Coordinator on matters arising (bi – weekly) INTERVIEWS: Friday 29th April 2022 (This date can be flexible if required) APPLICATIONS: All applicants should send a note of interest to detailing why you are interested in the role and any relevant skills and experience before Friday 22nd April 2022. If you have any questions or would like more information please contact Graham Harvey on the above email or phone 07895093109