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Board Member – Legal

Duncan Place is seeking a Trustee with legal expertise in one of more of the following areas: contracts; property; governance; health & safety. This will bring a vital skill to our board. We want to make sure that we have a Trustee that is able to provide guidance to the Board on new or emerging legislation that we will need to react to and who can brief advisers where necessary on what our requirements are to ensure we are at all times compliant.

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

legal expertise/knowledge and experience of at least three of the four skills listed here: contracts, property, governance, health & safety. Board experience desirable.

Training Details

Induction training provided

Flexibility & Commitment

Ad hoc

3-4 hours per month

Location/Travel Details

Meetings usually held at Leith Community Centre, 12A Newkirkgate, Edinburgh EH6 6AD, on the second Wednesday of every month at 6.30pm until about 8.30pm.

Expenses

Reimbursement for agreed activities

Accessibility Details

  • Support Workers Welcome
  • Happy to have a conversation about volunteer’s needs
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