Non Executive Director

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Stirling
  • Closing 27th August 2021


  • Advertised from 9th July 2021

Role

Volunteer Scotland are the only national centre for volunteering; we receive funded support from the Scottish Government and others to:

  • research, demonstrate and measure the impact made by volunteers
  • develop volunteer practice through training and accreditation as well as useful volunteer development tools, policies and guides
  • offer a one stop digital gateway to anyone looking for volunteer opportunities
  • support organisations to advertise volunteer opportunities and events online
  • provide an expert disclosure service for voluntary organisations
  • promote and grow volunteering through partners, funders, Government, and policy makers
  • work with others to support projects, innovation and creativity in volunteering

“More people volunteering: enjoyably, safely and regularly.”

Volunteer Scotland believes that volunteering should be an enjoyable, rewarding and fulfilling experience for the volunteer; that volunteers have the right to be safe and protected in delivering their volunteering roles; and that to derive health and wellbeing benefits from volunteering requires regular and meaningful contributions of time

Non Executive Director

Our Board of Directors provides strategic direction, accountability and support to the organisation. We are now looking to appoint up to 4 new members to join our Board. If you can contribute well-founded views on current, emerging and future volunteering issues then we want to hear from you.

Appointments are normally for a three year term with a time commitment of around 6 days per year for quarterly board meetings, workshops and planning and strategy events. Although unpaid, our directorships offer great opportunities to network and influence the future of volunteering at all levels throughout Scotland and further afield.

Volunteer Scotland is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all backgrounds and sections of the community.

Application notes

For further information and to apply please visit: volunteerscotland.net/media/1738225/vs_board_application_form_2021.pdf

For an informal discussion, please contact Alan Stevenson, Chief Executive Officer at alan.stevenson@volunteerscotland.org.uk

The closing date for this role is Friday 27 August 2021.