Do you want to make a difference to parks and greenspaces in Scotland?
Would you like to contribute to the strategic leadership and governance of MyParkScotland? We are looking to recruit new non-Executive Directors/Trustees to join our board.
MyParkScotland is a young organisation working to provide a new way for people to discover, support and enjoy parks and greenspaces. Through our passion for parks and greenspaces MyParkScotland offers a novel way of funding park improvements and building endowment funds to support long term investment in parks and greenspaces.
We are looking for applications from people from a wide range of backgrounds to bring a diverse mix of skills and experience to the board.
Across our board we aim to bring together a vibrant, creative and diverse blend of people with experiences covering communication and marketing, funding, social media community greenspace, planning and development. We are seeking Board members from a range of backgrounds including third sector, social and community enterprise, public and private sectors.
These are voluntary un-paid positions; reasonable out-of-pocket expenses will be reimbursed.
The closing date for applications is 5pm on Wednesday 17 April.
Interviews will be held in Stirling on Monday 29 April.
MyParkScotland currently has four trustees:
Dr Sheila Beck (Chair)
Sheila retired recently from the role of Principal Public Health Adviser in NHS Health Scotland where she held the portfolio for working on place and health. She led the issue framing dimension of the Good Places, Better Health initiative which sought to influence policy areas outwith health to improve the places in which children live to improve their health.
Scott Ferguson (Vice-Chair)
Scott has extensive experience within the greenspace sector and is the Development Officer for the Seven Lochs Wetland Park in Glasgow.
Becca has 15 years’ experience of working together with business, individuals and charitable trusts to create sustainable positive change across a number of issues and sectors.
Sam is Programme Officer for Architecture & Design Scotland and is passionate about the role that parks and greenspace play in the urban environment.