Carers Link is a busy local organisation that supports families in East Dunbartonshire. There is an experienced team of 14 staff & over 50 volunteers who support those that look after family or friends.
During the winter of 19/20, we had extensively consulted about our Vision and Strategic Priorities. We had just started worked on turning this into a new 5-year Strategic Plan when the pandemic struck! We are therefore seeking additional Board Members to help in the overseeing of our strategic development and direction and, afterwards, in the achievement of our aims.
What are we looking for?
We are keen to hear from people in particular with backgrounds in:
A knowledge of the voluntary, health or social work sectors would be an advantage. We are also keen to hear from anyone who has personal caring experience, either now or in the past.
Of course, given the pandemic, you should be comfortable using e-mail and Zoom - or at least willing to get comfortable. Technical support will be provided if needed.
What will you be doing?
Board Meetings are currently held every 2 months although we may be moving to quarterly. There are also occasional subgroup or development meetings in-between. However additional discussion/updates are done throughout the year by e-mail.
Pre-pandemic, meetings were held at our office in Milngavie, however now of course we are using Zoom! Should life ever go back to normal, our offices are just 5 minutes’ walk from the railway station with direct rail links to Glasgow and Edinburgh.
Trustees are appointed for a term of 3 years and are eligible to serve a further 3-year term, after which they must retire from the board.
To source information on our organisation, visit our website at carerslink.org.uk
For an informal discussion about the role please contact the CEO/Company Secretary email@example.com
To apply please complete the application form provided below.