The new closing date for applications is Thursday 22nd December 2016. A board meeting will take place in January 2017 – date to be confirmed.
The Trustees have appointed a new Assessor to replace Alison Campbell. Linda Anderson has a background in the third sector and will take up her post shortly. The Trustees are grateful to the large number of people who applied for the post.
Florence Burke, Director for Scotland, the Princess Royal Trust for Carers in Scotland/Carers Trust Glasgow, has accepted the invitation of the Trustees to join the board. The Trustees are delighted that Florence will be a Trustee and will bring a wide range of experience in areas of relevance to the Trust, including social enterprises and the social economy, government policy, initiatives for young people and the wider voluntary sector.
The Bairdwatson Trust is now accepting applications which meet its criteria, although potential applicants are still encouraged to contact the Assessor first before completing the application form. Applications from North Lanarkshire are particularly welcome. Please read the Guidelines.