Charity Trustee (Director)
When We Need You
From 01/03/2009 onwards
Volunteer Action Dumfries & Galloway is the local Volunteer Centre for the region. Volunteer Action Dumfries & Galloway is a Company Ltd by Guarantee and charity trustees will be company directors. The Board meets approx. 5 times per annum. As a Board member, you will ensure that the aims and objectives of the organisation are being met. In addition to this you will support the Manager in maintaining sound policies and procedures, working to best practice and ensure that the organisation's finances are in order. Volunteer Action occasionally undertakes additional pieces of work/projects, and as a Board Member you will kept informed of progress. No previous experience of committee work is required as you will be given a full induction to the organisation and initially have support from the Manager and other Board members. Access to training & development opportunities is available. Out of pocket expenses are paid.
About Volunteer Action Dumfries & Galloway
Inspire more people to volunteer in D & G Broaden the range of people volunteering Bring about more positive attitudes to volunteering Get volunteering better recognised at policy level Develop the capacity of volunteer involving agencies and volunteers
Skills & Experience
An interest in the work of the volunteer centre, good communication skills.
Normally held in Dumfries at the hub, 24-26 Friars Vennel. Volunteers are given travel expenses at 35p per mile if using their own car. Public transport rates and out of pocket expenses will be reimbursed.
Age restrictions reflects the level of responsibility.
Application Form, Induction/Training, Informal Chat
Training and Induction Details
Volunteers are given a full induction to the organisation using our Volunteers Handbook and Committee Members Handbook.
Volunteers are given 35p per mile if using their own car. Public transport rates will be reimbursed on proof.
No Disabled Toilet
Frequency & Commitment
2 hours per quarter Minimum commitment 6 months
Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age.
Opportunity Provided By
24-26 Friars Vennel
Contact: Volunteer Action Dumfries and Galloway
Tel: 01387 267311