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Castlemilk Citizens Advice Bureau are seeking volunteers to join our Board of Trustees.
Castlemilk Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) was formed in 1979 to provide a holistic advice service to the residents of Glasgow South Side. As a member of the Scottish Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux network, Castlemilk CAB aims to provide free, independent, impartial and confidential advice and information to ensure that people understand their rights and responsibilities, and can express their needs effectively. We campaign and influence to tackle the root cause of the problems people face and work to strengthen their rights.
Castlemilk Citizens Advice Bureau is situated in the shopping centre in Castlemilk and is supported by 8 members of staff and 2 volunteer advisers, plus 3 board members. The Bureau supports individuals with a wide range of general enquiries as well as providing specialist support on topics including benefits, debt, utilities and money matters.
We are currently looking to recruit individuals who live locally and would like to contribute to the local community by joining our Board of Trustees. We are seeking team players who have strategic vision, independent judgement, and a willingness to give time and commitment to help support and develop our organisation.
This is an exciting time to join us as we look forward to developing and strengthening our services to meet the challenges that our community will face. Your ideas, skills and enthusiasm could make all the difference to how we achieve this.
Applicants will be over 18 and have the experience and skills to ensure that the charity continues to develop and provide high-quality long-term services. As a Trustee, you will be required to ensure the good governance of the organisation which will involve attendance at bi-monthly board meetings and an annual AGM.
This is a great opportunity to help shape the future of information and advice services in Castlemilk and contribute to making a real difference to the local area.
We welcome applications from across the community and are committed to equal opportunities. If you feel you would like to get involved, please get in touch for information on how to apply and/or a confidential informal discussion on what is involved. Please email: email@example.com