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Volunteer Development Scotland Ltd. (also known as Volunteer Scotland).
Charity registered in Scotland SC013740 and a company limited by guarantee, registered in Scotland, No. SC106743. Our registered Office is Jubilee House, Forthside Way, Stirling. FK8 1QZ

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Board Member

As a Director/Charity Trustee you will join other Directors with varying skilsl, knowledge & expertise. The Board provides strategic leadership and governance for the charity, members and beneficiaries. Principle responsibilities include: Proper and appropriate use of funds and ensuring funders' needs and obligations are met; Ensuring financial stability through active fundraising participation; Ensuring the organisation complies with its Articles of Association; Compliance with relevant legislation. e.g Care Inspectorate, OSCR, Companies House etc.; Protect and manage the property of the organisation; and Appoint and support employees, where the need arises.

Use specific knowledge or experience to help the Board reach sound business decisions through attendance and participation at board meetings and follow up sub-committee meetings.

Participate in other tasks when required to meet the needs of the organisation. In addition, there are several roles where staff or Board responsibilities are nor clearly defined but rather a joint one eg. Promoting the organisation.

Experience required

The present Boards of Directors are looking to recruit volunteers interested in gaining experience at Committee/Board level, willing to learn new skill and.or develop existing skills through team-working with existing board members, and an interest in people.

Travel details

59 Pitkerro Drive, Dundee, DD4 8AT. Accessible by buses to Pitkerro/Glenconner Drive and also by car

Training details

There is an Induction Booklet for Board Members and additional training Fire Safety, First Aid Training, Manual Handling Opportunities to attend conferences and course relevant to the work of Mid-Lin


The board welcome applicants to attend a Board Meeting to observe and become familiar with Mid-Lin Day Care board structure and responsibilities.


Minimum age: 18

Frequency & commitment
The Board meet on the 2nd Thursday of each month from approximately 1pm onwards with the Management Team and meetings may last for up to 2-3 hours.

Volunteers (aged 18-25) taking part in this opportunity are eligible to claim Saltire Awards hours for their activity.
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