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Volunteer Trustee to join charity for those impacted by drugs

The Scheme


Posted over 30 days ago...

An experienced Trustee or Board member with an interest in helping a charity aimed at people impacted by addiction in West Lothian by using creative methods. This is something never done before and you will be part of making a real difference.


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Livingston, EH54 7EP

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

The Scheme seek an experienced trustee or someone with Board level experience and  expertise to maintain an overview of the charity’s affairs.  In particular we would like to hear from those with an HR background. We are a new charity (formed 2022) and have already attracted significant funding and are a key player in our community. We aim to make a tangible and positive difference to the lives of people in West Lothian who are impacted by drugs and addiction by using creative methods, something never done before so you will be part of something innovative. Having someone who is passionate and dedicated is more important than having all the skills below as we can provide training and support. More important is a willingness to learn and be able to dedicate the time and energy.  The specific responsibilities of the Trustee include the following:

Develop and implement HR policies and procedures that align with our values and mission. Manage future recruitment processes for both staff and volunteers Oversee volunteer & staff development and training programmes Maintain employee records and documents, including employment contracts, payroll, benefits, and personnel files. Monitor and ensure compliance with employment laws and regulations.

To keep the board informed about its HR duties and responsibilities To contribute to the fundraising strategy of the charity and assist in funding applications

What are we looking for?

Someone who is ethical, dedicated and wants to make a real difference in our society. Someone with a background in HR is of particular interest. 

What difference will you make?

You'll be joining a charity which in a very short time has made a significant difference to the lives of people who are impacted by addiction. This has not only been people directly struggling with addiction but their family as well. We are an innovative charity with big plans and we want passionate people to help us. We have already achieved both local and national recognition. The Scheme is the most forward-thinking and revolutionary charity in Scotland in the way we contribute to tackling the drugs-death crisis in Scotland and you can be involved. 


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