Age Scotland is the national charity for older people. We work to improve the lives of everyone over the age of 50 so that they can love later life.
We support and enable hundreds of community and older people’s groups across Scotland. We provide information, friendship and advice through our free helpline and publications. We tackle loneliness and isolation with our Community Connecting Service and much more.
Age Scotland is looking to recruit a number of new Trustees with a wide range of skills and experience to support the direction of the organisation. Candidates skilled in the areas of Third Sector leadership, Diversity Championing, BME representation, BME groups Social Care and Housing, Digital Strategies, would be of particular interest, as would those with an inter-generational perspective.
We welcome and encourage applications from candidates who reflect our values, irrespective of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief, or marital or civil partnership status. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates, as they are under-represented within Age Scotland currently.
We also welcome candidates who do not have board room experience. Full induction and training will be provided.
As a Trustee Board Member, you will be responsible for the strategic direction, control and accountability of the Charity ensuring that its activities are in the interests of its beneficiaries and to ensure that the organisation complies with its governing document, charity law, company law and any other relevant legislation or regulations.
A time commitment of around 1 day per month is required. The Board currently meets 4 times a year (March, June, September and December) in Edinburgh).
These posts are not remunerated but reasonable expenses will be reimbursed.
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