About Fingal Volunteer Centre
Fingal Volunteer Centre is an independent and free matching service to encourage more people to become involved in volunteering across the county. We aim to promote, support and encourage volunteering and good practice in volunteering. Browse our website: www.volunteerfingal.ie
We run a local project, jointly with Volunteer Ireland, called Community Volunteers. To join us or to find out more visit Community Volunteers
Fingal Volunteer Centre was established in 2005 as one of the 22 volunteer centers now operating across Ireland. Fingal Volunteer Centre aims to ensure best practice in relation to volunteering in Fingal through its work with both voluntary organisations and volunteers.
Fingal Volunteer Centre offers a matching service where volunteers can seek to fulfill their needs in line with a voluntary organisation.
Volunteer management training is facilitated in communities and all voluntary organisations are support to develop policies and procedures to effective mange the involvement of volunteers in their service.
Fingal Volunteer Centre works continuously with Volunteer Centres Ireland on the national agenda and contributes to the development of quality standards, peer mentoring programmes and other policy development on an on-going basis.
We now wish to recruit new volunteer members to expand our Board of Directors.
The role will involve:
- Attending board meetings;
-Attending Subcommittee meetings;
-Attending Board Training;
-Ocassionally representing Centre at local and national events;
-Contributing to strategical development of the centre;
The board meetings take place every 8 weeks usually on a Tuesday morning. Some additional committee meetings may take place occasionally.
Applications Deadline: Fri 16th November 2018
TrustIE - Developing boards, developing new trustees
What's required for this position
* Understanding of Governance Code for Community, Voluntary and Charity Organisations
* Understanding of the not for profit sector
* Experience of Volunteering
* Understanding what it means working as part of a small team
- Business/ HR/ Management
- Community Development/ Social work
- Education/ Training
- Event management/ Fundraising
- General Admin/ Office Support
- Multi-lingual/ Multi-culturalism
- Personable Skills
- PR/ Marketing/ Market Research
Times and commitment required for this role
Minimum time commitment: 2 years
Hours required: 2hrs
Location of volunteering opportunity:
Blanchardstown and Swords, Dublin
Other location details:
Blanchardstown, Swords, Fingal
Screening details for this role:
- Informal Interviews
- Application Form
- Identification Check (photo ID etc…)
- Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:
- Support/ advice/ recognition
- Initial induction and training
- Reimbursement of expenses
- Insurance cover
Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role
- Physical Disability
- Sensory Disability
Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?
Benefits you will receive as a volunteer
Meet new people, be part of a small hard working team, learn about Volunteering and Volunteer Involving Organisations in Fingal
Provided on commencement of volunteering.