We are recruiting for new Board Members at Paisley YMCA!

About us

Paisley YMCA is a sector leading digital youth work organisation and we work with young people, families and
adults across Paisley and Renfrewshire. We create opportunities for people to learn essential digital skills to
support employability and education and above all have fun! We support people to explore their creativity
through digital and STEM-based informal learning. We are a values-based organisation and we care about
supporting positive outcomes for our community.

We are a small charity with big ambitions. We have a skilled, committed and talented team and we are
seeking new board members to be a part of the next exciting stage in our journey.

About you
Are you passionate about creating opportunities for young people and the wider community?
We are currently seeking Board Members to help shape the future of our organisation. To support us in the
next stage of our charity’s development and growth we are looking for enthusiastic and motivated people with
experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • – Leadership & Management
  • – Charity Governance
  • – Financial Management
  • – Property Management
  • – Community Education and or Community Development
    • – Fundraising
      You will care about making a difference in the lives of young people and the community in Renfrewshire in
      addition to:
  • – Providing strategic direction for Paisley YMCA
  • – Always acting in the best interests of Paisley YMCA
  • – A commitment to acting collectively as a board and not as an individual
  • – A commitment to the values of Paisley YMCA
  • – Participating in board induction training and any other relevant training necessary for the role

  • The Role of a Board Member includes (but is not limited to):
  • – Taking part in board meetings, committee meetings and working groups where appropriate
  • – Ensuring that Paisley YMCA is compliant with the provisions of the Charities and Trustees Investment
    (Scotland) Act 2002 and other relevant legislation
  • – Making sure that we have robust financial controls and risk management systems
  • – Making sure that we have appropriate and relevant policies and procedures in place
    This is an unpaid position; however reasonable travel expenses and subsistence will be reimbursed.
    Please send a CV and a covering letter to info@paisleyymca.scot
    We will accept applications until Friday 12 May 2023 at 5pm
    Interviews will take place via Microsoft Teams
    We look forward to hearing from you.

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