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Board Member – Building and Facilities Management

Building and facilities management experience. Ensuring that facilities meet government regulations and environmental, health and security standards. ensuring that basic facilities, such as water and heating, are well-maintained. Overseeing cleaning, maintenance, grounds and security.

About Duncan Place

Duncan Place community centre in Leith was closed in 2014, and set to be demolished. We have raised over £2m to refurbish the centre. Our mission is to run the centre as an enterprise and community hub in Leith. Profits made are put back into the enterprise to keep it sustainable community space.

Experience Required

Buildings/Facilities management experience Advising and overseeing contracts and providers for services including security, parking, cleaning, technology and so on advising on increasing energy efficiency and cost-effectiveness Ensuring that basic facilities, such as water and heating, are well-maintained

Training Details

Induction training

Flexibility & Commitment

Ad hoc

3-4 hours a month

Location/Travel Details

Leith Community Centre,12A Newkirkgate, Edinburgh EH6 6AD. Monthly meetings on the second Wednesday of every month. 6.30 - 8.30pm


Reimbursement for agreed expenses

Accessibility Details

  • Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet
  • Support Workers Welcome
  • Happy to have a conversation about volunteer’s needs