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Director Trustee

This is a vital governance role within the Food Train Ltd Board of Directors. Food Train is both a registered Charity and Company, therefore Board members perform the duties and functions of Trustees and Directors.
To work together alongside fellow Trustees, responsible for overseeing the fulfilment of Food Train vision and mission for the members, ensuring compliance with the Memorandum and Articles of Association and all relevant legislation, directing the strategic direction.

About Food Train Connects

Helping older people across Scotland to eat well, age well and live well and maintain their independence in their own home as long as they wish. Food Train offers various services to support this aim, the main one being a grocery shopping service where volunteers carry out grocery shopping and delivery.

Experience Required

Essential criteria: A passion for supporting older people to live well in later life. A commitment to the vision, values and goals of Food Train. Understanding of, or willingness to learn, the knowledge and skills needed to provide oversight of the Food Train’s activities.

Training Details

Induction

Flexibility & Commitment

Ad hoc

There are 5 meetings per year (including the AGM). Meetings are a mix of online and in-person.

Location/Travel Details

There are 5 meetings per year (including the AGM). Meetings are a mix of online and in-person. The in-Person ones could be at one of our branch offices

Expenses

Expenses provided.

Accessibility Details

  • Happy to have a conversation about volunteer’s needs
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