Forth Valley Advocacy is currently recruiting 2 volunteer Trustees to join their Board of Directors.
Forth Valley Advocacy is an independent advocacy service promoting the rights, freedom and dignity of vulnerable people, supporting people to have their say and defending disadvantaged people from abuse and exploitation.
They are looking for motivated and dedicated individuals who share the aims and objectives of Forth Valley Advocacy and the Scottish Independent Advocacy Alliance (SIAA). The Board meets a minimum of 6 times a year.
Forth Valley Advocacy is starting strategic planning to deliver the new contract for provision of independent advocacy services in Forth Valley, and looking to develop new projects and funding opportunities to ensure the sustainable future of the organisation.
You will share collective responsibility for setting the organisation’s goals, ensuring that they bring benefit to the community and meet their legal and financial obligations. You will ensure the professional team, led by the Chief Executive Officer, provides high quality independent advocacy to their Advocacy Partners, supporting them to have their voices heard and their rights protected.
They are interested in people from all different backgrounds to bring fresh thinking, skills and knowledge to the organisation. At present, a number of skills are under-represented on the Board, and forth Valley Advocacy would particularly welcome applications from people with the following background or experience:
- the Health and Social Care Sector
- Independent Advocacy
- Business Development
- Strategic Planning
- Human Resources
At present the office base is in Larbert, but hybrid working arrangements are currently in place and Board meetings are being held in the evenings via Teams. The Board meets a minimum of 6 times a year.
The deadline for applications to this opportunity is Tuesday 4th January 2022. It is hoped that new Board members can join the Strategy Day in early February.
For further information, including how to apply for this volunteer role, please visit the Goodmoves page.