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Board Member of Finglas Credit Union

Finglas Credit Union

About Finglas Credit Union

The Mission of the Finglas Credit Union is to promote the financial well being of its members. To achieve this purpose the Credit Union is committed to providing a broad range of innovative financial products supported by the excellent service of a dedicated, well-trained staff. A Credit Union is a democratic, financial co-operative owned and controlled by its own members. Each Credit Union is run only to benefit its members, all of whom have something in common - the common bond.

What's Involved

Are you looking to expand your network and progress your career? Do you have a couple of hours to spare a week and would like to help in the development of a valuable community resource?

As a member of our Board you will gain valuable personal and professional experience. You will be involved in:

  • making decisions for members
  • approving loans
  • new members marketing and promoting
  • being involved in local schools poster competitions and the youth in our area.
  • Financial decisions in relation to investments for the credit union
  • corporate governance being compliant with central bank regulations and recent legislation changes also taking decisions about our risk profile.

    What's required for this position

    Please note: You must be a member of the credit union and either live or work in our common bond area - Dublin 11.

    Interested in giving something back to your community.

    Training will be given. We are looking for volunteers that may have served on a Board or new Volunteers we will train.

    Skills we are seeking are; Risk Management, Compliance , Strategic Decision Making, Budgets and financial forcasting, Marketing and Technology.

    You should be available for at least 15 to 20 hours per month. You will be attending a monthly board meeting and also be active on a sub committee.

    • Accountancy/ Finance
    • Business/ HR/ Management
    • Community Development/ Social work
    • Computer/ Web/ ICT
    • Education/ Training
    • General Admin/ Office Support
    • Legal
    • Personable Skills

    Level of English required for this role:
    Intermediate English

    Times and commitment required for this role


    Minimum time commitment: 2 years

    Hours required: 2hrs Weekly

    Other Details

    Location of volunteering opportunity:
    Finglas Credit Union Seamus Ennis Road Finglas Dublin 11

    Also available in these counties
    Dublin - Fingal

    Screening details for this role:

    • Formal Interview
    • Garda Vetting
    • References
    • Identification Check (photo ID etc…)
    • Curriculum Vitae (CV)

    Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

    • Support/ advice/ recognition
    • Supervision
    • Initial induction and training
    • Reimbursement of expenses
    • Insurance cover
    • Ongoing training opportunities

    Age restrictions:
    Over 18

    Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

    Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

    Full Training and mentoring is provided and they will gain Experience of working on The Board and be a strategic decision maker

    • This opportunity is posted by:
    • Volunteer Centre: Dublin City
    Volunteer Ireland is delighted to acknowledge the support of:
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