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Set and maintain PEP's vision, mission and values, support strategic development of services, establish and monitor policies, monitor employment procedures alongside Manager, support the Manager, promote the organisation.
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Board members are the strategic drive for the organisation and are expected to show a commitment to the organisation’s values. The board meets once a month to oversee services and finances, ensuring that each are aligned with the strategic business plan. The plan is reviewed annually and renewed every three years. Board members provide guidance and support to the organisation’s staff through the CEO, provide a link with the society’s membership and ensure the needs of our service.
Last updated 5 days ago
Description of opportunity tasks etc.
We are affiliated with the British Lung Foundation. We are a support group for people with a lung condition, families, carers. We are a registered charity with OSCR, Scottish charity Regulator.
support group for
The key objectives for all Breathe Easy groups are:
• To provide mutual support to members
• For all people with lung disease, their family, friends and carers, from all sections of • the community
• To provide information and education to members
• Through organising guest speakers and providing BLF publications
• To promote the group and the BLF
• Raise awareness locally of the BLF and Breathe Easy group among people affected • by lung disease, health professionals and the general public.
Chairs group meetings
• Follows agenda and makes sure that all group members can participate in discussions • and decisions
• Works with the other committee members, agrees the agenda for the monthly and
• committee meetings
• Helps to organise main activities
• Involves group and committee members in organising events and outings. Delegates • tasks to members, encourages everyone to help and take part in planning and
• publicising the group.
• Brings issues and correspondence to the attention of the committee and members
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Dunbar Day Centre is a thriving charity located in the centre of Dunbar which, on a weekly basis, supports up to 70 people from the local district either at the centre or in their own home.
“We are looking for people who can form a refreshed team of up to 12 trustees. We have a need for skills that will enable us to manage finances, comply with regulatory bodies including the Care Inspectorate and to ensure that we do all that we can to support our incredible staff. We are determined that Dunbar Day Centre’s reputation for excellent local support will grow – not only in the work we do within the centre but also in our plans for community outreach”.
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Bikeworks is looking for an enthusiastic, positive individual(s) with a passion for cycling and sustainability to enable the Board to take Bikeworks to the next level.
Bikeworks is based in Glenrothes and is involved in recycling/refurbishing donated bicycles and selling these at affordable prices to the least affluent in our community, whilst providing training to people with disabilities and long-term unemployment.
Bikeworks attracts volunteers from all walks of life and prides itself on being an inclusive organisation – a great environment for a new Board member to flourish and know that they are making a difference.
This is a real opportunity to make a difference to the environment and those individuals / groups who ordinarily would not have access to the benefits of cycling. As a Board Member you will have the opportunity to shape the strategy Bikeworks follows by participating in a forum that is open to new ideas, with the common goal to continue its success as a community-based charity run with a professional business-like approach.
Last updated 6 days ago
All trustees collectively have responsibility for Play Midlothian, with day to day management delegated to staff. The legal responsibilities for each trustee, under the Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act (2005), are to:
· Act in the interest of the charity: Trustees should put the interests of their charity before their own interests or those of any other person or organisation.
· Operate in a manner consistent with the charity’s purposes
· Act with due care and diligence
· Ensure that the charity complies with the provisions of the 2005 Act and other relevant legislation.
Play Midlothian has identified the key responsibilities of its trustees as:
· To contribute to setting the vision and overall strategic direction for the organisation
· To ensure good financial planning, agreeing the income generation strategy and budgets
· To ensure that income and expenditure levels are regularly compared to agreed budgets and that variances are identified and explained
· To manage, safeguard and protect the assets and resources of Play Midlothian and ensure that they are used only for the purposes set out in Play Midlothian’s governing document
· To oversee the development and delivery of Play Midlothian’s business plan, including monitoring and reviewing progress against agreed activities and outcomes
· To promote a culture of evaluation and learning within Play Midlothian and with its stakeholders
· To manage and safeguard the reputation of Play Midlothian and oversee the strategy for external and stakeholder relations
· To ensure that Play Midlothian adheres to its own values, particularly in relation to service users, volunteers, staff and other stakeholders
· To ensure a commitment to equalities throughout the policy and practice of Play Midlothian
Last updated 8 days ago
If you or your child have ever been involved with Guiding, this is your perfect chance to give something back without too much commitment.
We are a friendly, inclusive group who like to work together to ensure that the hall is safe for users.
In order for the Kirkwall Guide Hall to run smoothly, we have a committee that oversee various aspects including general maintenance, cleaning and fundraising.
There are a number of roles within the committee:
• General Committee members
• Hall Lets
• Cleaning rota co-ordinator and Covid officer
• Fire safety officer
Last updated 9 days ago
No matter how good our services are, we can't properly support our users/community well if we don't have a good committee behind the team. If this sounds like you?... we would love you to consider volunteering with us for a few hours per month.
Our friendly Committee is an ideal place for you to put your Committee Skills to great use – previous financial practice experience, understanding the role, keeping an overview of the organisations finances, creating and presenting reports to the committee meetings and ensuring that the organisations financial policies and procedures are in place
So, whether you are looking to use your time well, update your skills or have the chance to do something a bit new, we would love to hear from you. In return, we can offer you a warm welcome and all of the support and help you could need.
We are seeing a rise in demand for our services, everyday. Having your help will allow us to be there for the people who need us. Any time you can give will make a real difference.
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Grampian Autistic Society are undertaking a new strategic plan for 2022 – 2027 and we want you to help us shape the future of our organisation! We are looking for several groups of individuals to help us co-produce our strategic plan including those with an ASC and those with a family member with an ASC.
-Q: Who can take part?
-A: Anyone over the age of 12 living in Grampian (Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, and Moray)
-Q: How long do I need to take part for?
-A: We are looking for a minimum 3 month commitment from October- December however we hope that these groups will continue to inform the strategic plan.
-Q: How many people will be in each Focus Group?
-A: Between 8 – 12 individuals
-Q: What are the 4 focus groups?
1.Ages 12 – 26 with an ASC
2.Family members (e.g. brothers, sisters, parents, children) aged 12 – 16 of those with an ASC
3.Aged 27 and over with an ASC
4.Family members (e.g. brothers, sisters, parents, children) aged 27 and over of those with an ASC.
-Q: What will we be doing?
-A: Helping co-produce the strategic plan for 2022 – 2027 for Grampian Autistic Society, and shaping the future of the society.
A fantastic opportunity to help. For more details please contact Megan Linklater, Engagement, Events & Volunteer Officer at E Mail: email@example.com or tel.: : 01224 277900.
Last updated 13 days ago
*Your Credit Union needs you…...come and help shape the future of Grampian Credit Union!*
We have vacancies for Non-Executive Directors, and members of our Supervisory Committee.
Information about the available roles, responsibilities and essential skills required for both roles can be accessed on our website at https://www.grampiancreditunion.co.uk/content.asp?section=25&bgc=&sbgc=
Volunteering with us in these roles is rewarding and offers the satisfaction of knowing you are helping our Credit Union to grow, develop, and maintain a successful organisation for the common good. Moreover, you will develop and or hone transferable skills.
Want to know more about volunteering with us? Contact us via email - firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be pleased to hear from you.
Also, would you (a member of Grampian Credit Union) like to nominate someone that you think would be interested in our roles? Please contact us via email email@example.com OR call us on 01224 561506.
We look forward to hearing from you!
Last updated 13 days ago