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The Board is responsible for the success of the credit union, agreeing matters of policy & business strategy, ensuring compliance with legislation and holding the management to account. Board members attend monthly Board meetings and other sub-group meetings as necessary, and keep up to date with the business and policies of the credit union, as well as relevant legislation.
Specific vacancies: (i) assisting the Board and management with legal matters, particularly legislation interpretation and review of service level contracts, a qualification and/or practical working knowledge of contract law would be an asset; (ii) an HR role involving liaison with management on staffing matters, reviewing staff contracts and advising on performance management and changes in legislation, understanding and experience of relevant Human Resources legislation and practice would be a considerable asset; (iii) individuals with experience of management in the 'high street' aspects of banking are sought.
Across the UK, our 270 local groups play a vital part in supporting people affected by MS. They provide sense of belonging, unity and friendship. And they deliver services and support for their local MS community.
We are looking to recruit a Group Coordinator for our Dundee group. As our local Group Coordinator you’ll take the lead in making sure your local group works as effectively as possible. You’ll recruit, induct and support other group volunteers to make sure your group’s activities meet the needs of your local MS community. You can see a video about one of our Group Coordinators here.
In this role you’ll be able to develop your leadership, management, communication, organisation and motivation skills. To find out more about what services this group currently offer please go to https://volunteers.mssociety.org.uk/group-coordinator
We estimate this role will need around 5 hours a week. Our roles are flexible and aim to fit around you. Time commitments for this role may vary depending on your activities. This is an ongoing role.
This is a great opportunity to gain experience within a large charity and develop your existing skills and learn new ones. We need you to get involved and help make positive changes to the lives of people affected by MS.
You’ll have an interest in the MS Society and the work that we do, as well as the enthusiasm to represent both us and our values locally. You will understand the needs of people affected by MS in your area and be sympathetic to the needs and motivations of volunteers. You’ll be confident using Microsoft Office, the internet and email. You’ll be able to apply disability, equality and inclusion practices and understand and apply our risk management system. Ideally you’ll understand the local area and organisations that provide local services.
You will be reliable and easy to contact and you need to live in or near the Ayrshire area to carry out this role.
Apply online or for further information contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The MS Society is committed to promoting diversity. We can only offer roles to over 18s.
Lead Volunteers are essential to the running of our shop. Be involved in the planning and running of the shop, such as risk assessments, fire escape routes, volunteer health and safety, team involvement, supporting in events and pop-up stalls, and the responsibility of the day to day running of the shop in the absence of the shop manager.
All Sue Ryder Shop Volunteers have the opportunity to be involved in many aspects of the day to day running of the store including but not limited to….
- Sorting and pricing stock
- Stock replenishment
- General customer service
- Till work
- Window Dressing
- PAT Testing
- Ebay and social media use
Our lead volunteers receive an enhanced level of training enabling them to take on additional levels of responsibility. This training is both in the store with colleagues, and via eLearning.
Come and join our lovely shop team in Prestwick. Have fun, learn new skills and make new friends, while supporting your local community.
You can develop new and existing a variety of new skills, including:
• Greeting our customers who might also be mystery shoppers.
• Filling the shop floor with treasures
• Providing great customer service on the till
• Making the windows look amazing
Being a volunteer at the Sue Ryder Care Prestwick is an opportunity to:
• Make new friends
• Share in regular social activities
• Share tea/coffee and cake/biscuits with other volunteers
• Share a blether with volunteers and customers
• Get a reference for work
• Get experience to include in your CV
• Get reimbursed for any out of pocket expenses
• Support a great charity
Days and hours to suit.
Apply online or pop along to the shop 35/37 Main Street, Prestwick.
The local Scout groups in Aberlour, Dufftown and Keith are needing volunteers -- and not just to help directly with young people. What they really need are one or two people with finance or management skill or experience, to join their local scouting committee.
This is a real chance to be part of a something incredible, that truly changes the lives of so many young people in Moray. Committee members meet about three times per year, but have an important role in making sure the local group is effectively run and that teams are supported. Committee members make sure the Scout Group has a good place to meet, has equipment -- they can assist with the recruitment of leaders, organising social events and help to make sure finances are in order.
Scouts, prepare young people with skills for life, supported by amazing teams and other volunteers, delivering inspiring programmes. Committee members are vital in making this positive impact in the lives of local young people and in their local communities.
Handicabs Lothian (HcL) are looking for new Trustees to join our Board, we are particularly interested in volunteers with relevant experience in Community/PSV Transport legislation, Human Resources and Business Development. As a Trustee you will serve on our Board and help us support the Governance and management of the charity to deliver our new 5-year strategy. HcL provides travel solutions for people across the Lothian’s who have limited mobility. We provide much more than door-to-door transport through our fleet of vehicles and trained drivers, but a door-through-door service, assisting passengers, as needed, at the start and end of their journeys. Our funds come from the four Lothian Councils; fares income; donations; Transport Scotland; and local and national Funders and Trusts. We appreciate all of their support and throughout COVID-19, we have continued to deliver services adapting our support to the current circumstances.
We are looking for Trustees who are committed to the values of HcL, we are interested in volunteers with relevant experience in transport across the uk, human resources and the legal work frame in which we operate, but equally we are keen to talk to people who can bring their lived experience to the charity. Trustees should also have time available to support with scrutinising and approving papers, support risk management and be able to use their expertise to support our new 5-year strategy for HcL. Skills in negotiating, empathising listening and clearly communicating ideas and concerns are hugely important in order to help set the tone and culture of Board meetings.
Friockheim Community Hub is an established local Community Centre which opened in January 2019. The Hub plays a vital role in providing essential community facilities improving the well-being of residents and individuals struggling with a range of challenges in the current climate.
It is a registered charity operated as a Company Limited by guarantee, meaning that there is no financial commitment nor liability for any individual wishing to become a trustee. The board of directors of the company are also trustees of the charity.
We are looking for trustees to help us continue the work which we do. You would join us at an exciting time for the hub. With restrictions lifted and an ever-increasing demand for our services we are looking to add experienced members of the public to our board, to help us face the challenges in our community.
We are particularly keen to recruit members of the local Friockheim and district community and those who have skills in the following areas: marketing, fundraising, financial control and HR.
However, these are not exclusive, and we would welcome the opportunity to speak to any individuals who feel they can add value to the board and community. We are also particularly keen to involve younger members of the community to complement our board structure.
To find out more, please contact the office on 01241 829214 or email email@example.com .
Would you like to join a Board of Trustees?
Home-Start Clackmannanshire are looking for new trustees to help their charity in its great work supporting local young families.
The Board are looking for Trustees who will passionately inform their services bringing new skills and experience to help lead the organisation.
Home-Start are particularly (but not exclusively) interested in individuals with experience in the following fields:
- Marketing and Digital Innovation
Home-Start are looking for people who share their values; that are passionate and committed about supporting local young families; who can be creative in building the group's profile; and work closely with their team and stakeholders to deliver outstanding person-centred services to our beneficiaries.
The Board usually meet in the evenings (either in-person or via Zoom). The role is non-remunerated however reasonable expenses will be reimbursed and training / ongoing support will be provided. If you have any questions or would like a quick chat to find out more, please contact the CEO, Shelley Bowman, on 01259 213453.
Would you like to join Play Alloa's Board of Directors?
They are looking for two new external Directors to help Play Alloa Clackmannanshire in its great work supporting people with disabilities and additional needs.
Play Alloa are looking for Directors who will passionately inform their services by bringing new skills and experience to help lead the organisation.
They are particularly (but not exclusively) interested in individuals with experience in the following fields:
- Publicity/Marketing and Digital Innovation
- Strategic Planning
Play Alloa are looking for people who share their values; that are passionate and committed about supporting children, young people and adults with disabilities and additional support needs; who can be creative in building the charity's profile; and work closely with their team of stakeholders to deliver outstanding person-centred services to our beneficiaries.
The Board usually meets quarterly (either in-person or via Zoom).
If you have any questions or would like a quick chat to find out more, please contact our CEO, Maria Malcolm on 01259 721511 or email firstname.lastname@example.org