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Become a Pro Bono supporter

Join our network of over 350 professional and expert volunteers.

Pro Bono

Make a difference to an essential charity

As a Pro Bono supporter, you can provide vital assistance to hundreds of charities helping Scotland’s vulnerable and disadvantaged people, and hone your own professional skills and experience.  Join our network of over 350 professionals who each want to make a difference by giving their time and expertise. Whether you want to become a board member or offer time in your area of expertise, get in touch.

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Current Pro Bono opportunities

Edinburgh

  • Into Work – The focus at Into Work  is to help people with long term health conditions and disabilities to achieve their goal of finding and keeping secure, meaningful paid employment.  Currently they are looking for a Treasurer with the ability to lead the Board on reviewing Into Work’s financial performance, liaising with finance staff and with the auditors. The Board meets six times per year.
  • Smart Play Network  – Smart Play Network believes in children’s right to play and their work reflects this commitment. They are an extremely well run charity and currently they are looking to boost their board with individuals who share this passion for play and help move the organisation into its next phase. Passion for play is key!
  • Rural and Urban Training Scheme (RUTS) – RUTS aims to equip young people with the confidence and skills required to achieve their highest potential and raise their aspirations. This is achieved through motorcycle and bicycle based programmes that are tailored to the individual needs of our clients. Currently they are looking for trustees with either a  finance or marketing background.

Glasgow

  • In -Control Scotland – In-controlscotland’s aim is to support the development of a sustainable system of self-directed support in Scotland where people are in control of and able to direct  the – how, when, in what and by whom – they are supported. An opportunity has arisen for a trustee with strong financial and or accounting experience to join the board.
  • Young Enterprise Scotland (YES) – YES inspires and equips young people to learn and succeed through enterprise. They support young people in primary and secondary schools and colleges. They are looking for a new Chair for their Finance sub-group as the current chair  has moved into the  role of Chair on the main board, accountancy or finance experience would be preferred.
  • PEEK – A vibrant charity firmly embedded as a thought leader in the Third sector, and enhancing possibilities for children and young people in Scotland, is currently seeking an additional trustee with communications and marketing skills.
  • Scottish Sports Futures – Using sport to inspire young people Scottish Sports Futures require trustees with finance/risk,HR, Education experience or a good knowledge of working in Glasgow’s East End Community.
  • SAY Women – SAY Women is a voluntary organisation which offers safe, supported accommodation and related services for young women, aged 16-25 years, who are survivors of childhood sexual abuse, rape or sexual assault and who are homeless or threatened with homelessness. The new CEO is looking to increase diversity in the board and has identified a skill gap for a trustee with HR experience in addition to individuals with  a knowledge of homelessness and sexual abuse

Other locations

  • Murton Trust – Located in Angus just outside Forfar, Murton has a dual educational and environmental purpose. They manage a thriving nature reserve, visitor farm and tearoom set in 100 acres. Their mission is to provide a unique environment in which children, young people and adults can learn and currently they are looking for a trustee with business experience as they expand both their existing cafe and launch a children’s nursery.

Other requests

None at present

 

 

 

 

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