We are seeking a new chair to join our board to work alongside our existing board trustees in supporting The Kinning Park Complex (KPC) in its mission to develop assets and services that are community-owned and led. The chair will work closely with the staff team to support the organisation through a period of significant change.
The KPC Chair is responsible for facilitating board meetings, ensuring processes and procedures are followed in line with our constitution and good governance. We are seeking a Chair who:
- Shares the mission & vision of KPC; as outlined above
- Has experience of community or member led organisations
- Has knowledge of governance and previous board or chair experience
- Is confident in reading and evaluating Financial Reports and Accountancy Papers
- Is committed to and has experience of implementing change on an organisational level
- Can support the staff roles through a period of transition
- Can lead board discussions and facilitate conversations
Closing Date: Friday 8th December, 5pm
To find out more about the role and how to apply, please visit our website for further information.
If you're interested, please click the ‘apply’ button below (available when logged in and registered). You will then be contacted by the coordinator by email or phone call. If you have not heard back after 5 working days, the first step is to contact the organisation with the contact details provided. You could also check your junk/spam folder on your emails just in case the response is there. If that doesn’t work out then please feel free to contact Volunteer Glasgow on firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Secretary shall convene all meetings of the Society on behalf of the Captain, and maintain accurate minutes of all procedures and decisions, deal with all correspondence, maintain accurate records of membership, sight classifications, contact details, and to distribute news and information, including match results and minutes of meetings, to all members as required.
We Need Volunteers!
Can You Assist Us With:
Cleaning Play Equipment, Litter Picking, Gardening, Painting, Light Construction, Photography At The Park, Educating The Public About The Environment Including Speaking In Schools, Assisting At Our Clean Up Meeting Point Lock Up Or Even Helping Us Online With Our Website & Our Facebook Page.
Interested In Volunteering?
What's The Benefits Of Volunteering With Us?
A Safe & Inclusive Environment, First Aider Onsite, Full PPE Supplied, Free Bottled Water & Sweet Treat, Ability For Youth To Complete A Volunteering Award Such As The Duke of Edinburgh's Award & Saltire Awards, Ability To Gain Confidence, Work As Part Of A Team & Explore Opportunity's To Learn New Skills. PVG Scheme Membership Free Of Charge.
Branch Collection Organiser - Montrose, Angus
Flexible with monthly requirements
Team Fundraising Marketing & Media
Responsible to Fundraising Branch Chair
Closing Date 28-01-2024
We are currently looking for a Branch Collection Organiser to join the Fundraising Events Team in Montrose.The RNLI has a network of local fundraising teams organising a wide range of activities and events which last year raised £14 million to save lives at sea. Each team is supported by a Community Manager, although the range and frequency of fundraising events is determined by the team members themselves.
The impact you will make
You will enable volunteer RNLI lifeboat crews to save lives at sea by organising and carrying out vital fundraising activity in your local community.
What you will be doing
Planning and organising fundraising collections, including applying for relevant licences where applicable.
Supporting recruitment and organisation of volunteers to carry out collections
Liaising with the branch treasurer to ensure income from collections is correctly recorded and banked
Encouraging and welcoming new members and supporters into the RNLI, to drive our One Crew ethos
Find out more about becoming a fundraising and events volunteer
What you need for this role
Good interpersonal skills
Confident handling cash
IT and administrative skills
Planning and organisational skills
What’s in it for you
Join an inclusive and diverse organisation
Have fun, meet new people and join a motivated and enthusiastic team who are making a difference
Learn skills and gain experience to enhance your CV
Gain the satisfaction of giving back
Training to fulfil your volunteer role will be provided and reasonable out of pocket expenses reimbursed
The RNLI is committed to safeguarding; ensuring the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk. We expect all employees and volunteers to share this commitment and have a zero tolerance approach to proven incidents of bullying, abuse, harassment or exploitation. The suitability of all prospective employees and volunteers will be assessed during the recruitment process in line with this commitment. This will include relevant criminal record checks being carried out dependent on the eligibility of the role. (England & Wales; DBS check, Scotland; Disclosure Scotland PVG, Northern Ireland; Access NI, Republic of Ireland; Garda Vetting; International, International Child Protection Certificate process).
Diversity at the RNLI
Our staff and volunteers have been saving lives at sea without prejudice for nearly 200 years. We respect and value diversity of background, skills and perspectives within our teams, and consider it essential to help us deliver a world-class lifesaving service. We are an inclusive organisation and welcome applications from everyone. In addition to having the skills needed for the role, we also look for applicants who share our commitment to living our RNLI values (trustworthy, courageous, selfless, and dependable), and helping us work towards Our Vision: To save Every One.
The RNLI is the charity that saves lives at sea without prejudice. We aspire to be an organisation where our people are valued no matter who they are. We aim to be truly inclusive, benefit from diversity and appreciate everyone for their individual contribution.
Apply for this role
Hear back from the volunteer manager
Have an informal chat
If successful, supply references (if applicable)
Agree start date
Induction (and training if applicable)
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