Board Member

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Scotland
  • Closing 5th December 2021


  • Advertised from 5th November 2021

Role

Values in Action Scotland (VIAS) is recruiting for a Board Member position. We are particularly keen on applications from people with a strong background in developing social media campaigns and social media marketing.

Background

Values in Action Scotland is a Quality Improvement Service. Our vision is for a Scotland where people with learning disabilities and/or autism have the same opportunities as everyone else and are supported to achieve their goals. Through our comprehensive portfolio of job coaching, training, consultancy and evaluation services we build capacity of individuals and organisations to ensure that people with learning disabilities and/ or autism live great lives with all the support they need to achieve this.

The VIAS Board

VIAS is a disabled persons organsation (DPO) so 50% of our board are people with lived experience of learning disability and/or autism. This gives us the unique opportunity to hear first hand from the experts on what we need to do as an orgnisation to help people to live great lives. The other 50% of the board are selected on the basis of specialisms that will help us to develop the organisation.

The Candidate

With a strong background in social media, the successful candidate will be confident in their ability to deliver successful social media campaigns and to help VIAS to develop its online profile.

What We Offer

We offer excellent training and development opportunities and out of pocket travel expenses.

What Is Required

The board of VIAS normally meet on a quarterly basis. The successful candidate would also be required to attend meeting of the VIAS strategic Group progressing the strategic objective - Enhanced communications capacity and practice. These meetings normally take place between board meetings and will be a minimum of 1 meeting and a maximum of 2 meetings. The majority of meeting will take place via Zoom but we do like a face-to-face meet up at least once per year.

Application notes

Further Details

For further information or an informal discussion, please call Norma Curran on 0141 212 3395.