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Member of the Board of Trustees (Voluntary) - Citizens Advice Edinburgh

Job Details

Job title
Member of the Board of Trustees
Closing date
Friday 12 March 2021
Type of contract

More about the job

About the job

 Are you looking for an opportunity to contribute to your local community?

Who we are

Citizens Advice Edinburgh (CAE) is an independent charity delivering free, confidential and impartial advice and support to vulnerable people living and working in Edinburgh. We specialise in Welfare and Consumer Rights, Debt, Employment, Immigration, Housing, and Health.

Our aims

  • To provide the advice that people need for the problems they face
  • To ensure that individuals do not suffer through not knowing about their rights and responsibilities and the services that are available

Join our Board

We are actively seeking individuals who may be interested in joining our Board of Trustees in the future.   

The Board is composed of volunteers from a wide range of charity, business, legal, media and financial backgrounds.

We are committed to Equal Opportunities and are looking to ensure we are representative and reflective of the communities we serve. 

We are particularly interested in speaking to people who have knowledge, understanding and experience in any of the following areas: -

  • Information and Communications Technology
  • Website management and development
  • Marketing and Branding
  • Fund raising for a third/ public/ charity sector organisation

About you

  • You’re looking for an opportunity to contribute to the vision, mission and values of a community organisation that provides vital help and support to local people.
  • You’re inspired by the idea of developing and supporting a valuable public service.
  • You’re motivated to address the needs of minority groups resident in the Edinburgh area.
  • You’ve got the time, energy and commitment to dedicate to developing CAE strategic aims and goals.

If this describes you, then CAE would love to hear from you.

The Rewards

This non remunerated role is both high profile and respected within the local community. It will offer new challenges, learning opportunities and broaden your networks.

How to apply

To apply, please email and include a copy of your CV and a letter explaining why you would like to be part of our Board and what qualities and experience you could you bring to the role. 

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