Lapwd would like to thank everyone who attended our Disable inequality information morning at our Action Ability Center, Mohill. We had a great attendance from all local candidates of the 2016 general election including Gerry Reynolds, Leslie O'Hora, Bernie O'Hara, Martin Kenny, Paddy O Rourke and apologies form Des Guckin.
We would like to thank our Director Joe McGivern for facilitating the meeting Laura English from Disability Federation Of Ireland and Threase Foy for attending our event.
Leitrim Association of People With Disabilities are glad to announce that we have a Board of Director Vacancy
Role: This is a very rewarding role as you are involved in making a significant difference to the lives of people with disabilities in County Leitrim. This role is voluntary [expenses will be covered?] and of a 3 year duration?
Attend and participate in meetings on a regular basis (typically board meetings are every 8 weeks
Attend and participate in any special events as require
Participate in sub committees as agreed
Help communicate and promote LAPWD to the wider community
Provide advice and support to the LAPWD Manager, either by telephone, email or in person, if required
Become familiar with the finances, budget and financial / resource need of LAPWD
Understand the policies and procedures of LAPWD
Take leadership on particular area(s) as required
Assist with the running of the Board in accordance with the rules of Good Governance
Knowledge of the Community and Voluntary Sector
Understanding of the running of a Voluntary organisation with special emphasis on Governance, Financial planning and organisational development
A particular interest in Disability matters and the promotion of same
Ability to work in a small team and a willingness to state personal convictions
The ability to accept a majority decision and be tolerant of the views of other people
A willingness to deal openly with staff and colleague Board Members whatever the issue
Be prepared to offer personal and business skills and experience to support the work of staff when required
A willingness to act as a champion for the organisation
The ability to treat sensitive information confidentially
Observe good practice for open and consistent communication
Commitment to attend meetings every 8 weeks, be part of subcommittees as agreed and attend other events as required
For further information
If this role is of interest to you please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Rosaleen at 071 9651000
A full induction will be given and the successful person would have to become an LAPWD member and approved by the Board of Directors.
Action Ability Centre,