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Trustee

We are looking for 2-3 Trustees to replace current members who are stepping down next year. The roles are variable and tasks are associated with each role e.g. treasurer and Chair. All of the Board are involved in our action plan and tasks may be allocated at each meeting such as generating donations through networks. Please make contact for detailed role descriptions. We meet every three months for two hours to update and discuss matters concerned with the charity.

About Dignity Boxes

To provide free toiletries to those in poverty or living in areas of deprivation To promote dignity in a specific group of people

Experience Required

We have three roles available. One general Trustee Essential: One is for a person who has had experience as the Chair of a committee before and involves chairing the neetings and following up on actions with other trustees. Encourage dialogue at meetings. Desirable: Treasurer with accountancy background

Training Details

New trustees are invited to the first meeting to meet other Board members and become familiar with how we work as a Board. They will be inducted to the charity at our premises and given the opportunity to read our policies, meet volunteers and hear the process of how we work and who we work with.

Flexibility & Commitment

School Holidays;Summer Holidays

2 hours every three months with the exception of the AGM which also lasts 2 hours

Location/Travel Details

The quarterly meetings take place either at our premises where we keep our stock or the home of the Founder. A map giving directions of the location by car from Edinburgh can be provided,otherwise we are near Livingston South rail station and numerous buses run from the city to Livingston Centre where you could be met.

Expenses

We provide a specific form and request their bank details so we can make a direct transfer of expenses once approved by our treasurer.

Accessibility Details

  • Disabled parking
  • Happy to have a conversation about volunteer’s needs
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