Trustees

Employer Glenrothes Foodbank
Job Type Voluntary
Region Fife
Salary Min Voluntary
Salary Max Voluntary
Closing Date 26/06/2024
Website URL https://bta.current.jobs/job/trustees-glenrothes-foodbank-375.aspx

Description

Trustees
Type: Voluntary Position
Location: Glenrothes/Hybrid
Closing Date: Wednesday 26th June

Glenrothes Foodbank are part of a nationwide network of foodbanks, supported by the Trussell Trust, working to combat poverty and hunger in local communities across the UK. They don’t believe anyone within the community should have to face going hungry, that’s why the Foodbank are committed to addressing poverty and hunger locally, providing three days' worth of nutritionally balanced emergency food and support to individuals referred to them during times of crisis.

Their values are the fundamental driving principles that encapsulate the passion and motivation for their work to end food poverty.
Compassion: We stand in solidarity with people that need the help of food banks. We put the wellbeing of people served by food banks above everything else. We always uphold and protect their dignity.
Justice: We are motivated by a desire to see a more just society. It’s not right that anyone is facing hunger and poverty. Everyone should have enough income to afford the essentials.
Community: We believe we share the responsibility to support one another in our communities. To create change, we must work together for a fairer society.
Dignity: We recognise the innate value of each individual person and seek to prioritise the other person’s needs and concerns in the spirit of mutuality and friendship. Regardless of background.
The opportunity has arisen for a new Trustees to join the Board of Glenrothes Foodbank, to strategically guide the organisation forward.

The Role of Trustee:

As a Trustee, your role will be pivotal in shaping the priorities and vision for the foodbank. You'll play a crucial part in engaging with strategic planning, developing action plans to drive the Foodbank forward, and ensuring policies and procedures are robust. Working in collaboration with the Board, you’ll oversee the organisation’s operations, manage paid staff members and oversee financial matters, ensuring that the activities of the foodbank are in the interests of beneficiaries.

You should align with Glenrothes Foodbank’s values and have a passion, interest, and commitment to tackling food poverty across Glenrothes and its local communities. We are interested in candidates with skills or experience in the following areas: finance, law (specifically charity law), fundraising, property and estates management, experience leading an organisation. However, don’t let that list hold you back, if you share the passion of the foodbank and have skills to contribute, please get in touch.

Previous board experience or knowledge of governance is desirable, while excellent communication, teamworking, and interpersonal skills are essential.
The board typically meet 1 evening per month at the Foodbank in Glenrothes. Online attendance can be accommodated, however there is a strong preference that meetings are attended in person.

How to Apply:

Please email us at recruitment@brucetaitassociates.com to request an information pack, full job description and person specification.

Closing Date: Wednesday 26th June

This search is being conducted exclusively for Glenrothes Foodbank by BTA (Bruce Tait Associates). Our leadership team have all worked in the voluntary sector and we use this experience to match organisations and individuals to create great appointments.

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