Trustees' Week - Volunteer @ DASCAS

As this week is Trustees' Week, we will feature a new trustee or trustee-related opportunity every day this week.

Today's featured volunteer opportunity is:

Director, Disability and Social Care Advice Service (DASCAS)

Opportunity Description

We are looking for two Directors to sit, in a voluntary capacity, on our Management Committee. They will be responsible for helping to set the future strategic direction of the organisation and to oversee its policies and monitor its progress and performance. They will also share responsibility for employing a small group of full time and part time paid staff and a group of dedicated volunteers who support those staff.

Benefits to the volunteer

Its an opportunity to make a difference in an organisation where uncertainty around long term funding is creating significant short term challenges. You would have the satisfaction of helping to work through critical issues about the way we work and how we tailor what we do to meet the requirements of the organisinations that are currently funding us as well as securing new funders. You will also have the satisfaction of witnessing first hand the difference that DASCAS makes to the lives of some of the more vulnerable members of our community.

Skills & Qualifications Required

Its an opportunity to make a difference in an organisation where uncertainty around long term funding is creating significant short term challenges. You would have the satisfaction of helping to work through critical issues about the way we work and how we tailor what we do to meet the requirements of the organisinations that are currently funding us as well as securing new funders. You will also have the satisfaction of witnessing first hand the difference that DASCAS makes to the lives of some of the more vulnerable members of our community.

To apply for this opportunity, please complete a registration form or apply via the Do-it website.

Already registered with us? E-mail us or call us on 0300 365 9950 to get involved.