Trustee

Trustee

Trustee/Governor
J95246
At a glance

Skills

  • Fundraising events
  • Data protection / GDPR

Where

Larkhall, ML9 2BL
Mainly at the office
Travel limit? Volunteers should live within 10 miles of the centre. Travel expenses reimbursed.

Time

Either in or out of office hours Estimate of time needed:
1-3 hours / week
Our board meets monthly for 2 hours. The Trustees may carry out some tasks to support the staff outwith the Board meeting.

Deadline

30 Jun 2024
  • An exciting opportunity for a dynamic individual to join as a Trustee to support the Charity's work in the community.
  •  Experience of fundraising, Green Energy/Climate Action or Transport Sector knowledge welcomed.

What will you be doing?

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Trustees for LDVG have responsibility for governance of the charity and overseeing the management and administration of the organisation, including financial monitoring and decision making. We are seeking support in fund raising, Green Energy/ Climate Action, transport sector and those who wish to support a long running charity. Please refer to role description attached.

Time Commitment

The Board meets approximately 12 times per year but are trialling  moving to 6 times per year from April 2024,normally from 5pm to 7pm on 3rd Tuesday of the month. The Charity now has an interactive comms system which will allow for the occasional opportunity to join online.

There will, from time to time, be the opportunity for Trustees to join subgroups such as Fundraising, HR, Finance & Evaluation and Research which meet outwith the main Board meeting. Trustees are also expected to attend the AGM, which is normally held in the summer.

Communication between meetings usually takes place by e-mail, letter or occasional phone call.

More information available in the attached role profile.

What are we looking for?

Experience of fundraising, Green Energy/Climate Action or Transport Sector knowledge welcomed.

We are looking for an individual keen to give back to their community at a strategic level. 

An individual who is able to work both as part of a team and on their own initiative.

An individual who can use their skills and experience to help the charity move forward

What difference will you make?

LDVG have a proven track record of positive community impact.  Our Chair, Vice Chair,Treasurer and Trustees are integral to our ongoing success as they steer and guide our strategic direction.

We work with over 70 volunteers and have over 450 members who enjoy the benefits of being involved with our organisation.  We offer a wide variety of services and activities, from our daily call line, our lunch clubs, our free handy person service, our various activity groups, to our community transport's shopping services and NHS community car support.  The impact of our work is reflected in the awards we have won or been shortlisted for, and the strong partnerships we have made with our partner organisations.

This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic and forward thinking team and to contribute to the ongoing success of a local charity making a big difference.

Before you apply

Please apply through Reach in the first instance. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by our Chair and invited to attend an informal chat.

Causes
  • Emergency Services / Armed Forces
  • Health and well being / research and care
  • Local / community
  • Older people / later life
  • Organisation type: 
    Charity

    Larkhall & District Volunteer Group (LDVG)'s aim is to promote the well being of the 55+ community in South Lanarkshire.  We do this through reducing physical and social isolation, increasing...