Glenrothes Community Sports & Health Hub

Charity registered in Scotland SC045658

Gilvenbank Community Sport Hub aims to provide a home for sport in the community. Bringing local sports clubs and groups together in the Gilvenbank Park area to help develop activity. The sports hub currently includes Glenrothes Cricket Club and Glenrothes Athletic Football Club. The hub are currently working towards creating a new facility as a base in the park for the local community to access.

Current opportunities

The hub aims to promote a healthy and active lifestyle. SIMD figures show that the building is situated between 3 high area of poverty and deprivation. The community larder aims to support families and individuals by ensuring that they have enough food and are eating well . The larder is supported by Glenrothes Foodbank, receives donations of surplus stock from supermarkets and donations from local residents and organisations. This volunteer role will typically involve the following: - Collecting food from shops and supermarkets - Lifting and carrying crates - Checking dates and quality of food - Setting up/clearing away the larder in the evening - Interacting and engaging with larder users - Assisting larder users to select food - Signpost larder users onto other organisations/avenues of help and support - Maintaining updating associated paperwork

They are looking for a dynamic, resourceful professional person with an understanding of the voluntary and community sector with the capacity to build relationships with key networks and partner organisations. The Chair should have Office Bearer experience and an understanding of the day-to-day operations of a Board. It would be useful for the Chair to have knowledge of the local community and its prevailing issues. An essential attribute of the Chair would be knowledge and experience of funding and developing new and innovative fundraising activities. A comprehensive understanding of Governance and meticulous attention to detail is required. The Chair would need to be approachable and be able to develop a good relationship with the current Staff and volunteers and work constructively to develop their roles. There may be occasions where travel to partner meetings are required, these typically take place in the evening.