Become a board member

Inverkip Community Initiative is looking to appoint two new board members to the following positions:

  1. Chair Person
  2. Grants Officer

The main responsibilities in each role are detailed below.

Chair Person

  1. The Chairperson has a strategic role to play in representing the vision and purpose of the organisation.  The Chairperson ensures that the management committee functions properly, that there is full participation at meetings, all relevant matters are discussed and that effective decisions are made and carried out
  2. Ensure the organisation is managed effectively
  3. Provide support and supervision to staff
  4. Represent the organisation
  5. To communicate effectively the vision and purpose of the organisation
  6. To advocate for and represent the organisation at external meetings and events
  7. To be aware of current issues that might affect the organisation

Grants Officer

  1. Researching and identifying potential grant funding opportunities
  2. Making recommendations to board for approval
  3. Preparing and submitting application forms to the appropriate Grant making Trusts and/or Foundations
  4. Establishing annual schedule for applications
  5. Establishing and maintaining on going relationship with Grant making Trusts and/or Foundations
  6. Ensuring that organisation complies with all grant requirements and audits, and feedback/reports supplied to Trusts/Foundations on a timely basis

If you are interested in any of the above positions or would like further information, please contact Bill Stewart on 07932622952 or at

Applications should be in the form of a covering letter (e-mail acceptable) with details of any previous committee/trustee experience.

The closing date for applications is Friday 28th July, 2017.

The board will review all applications and successful candidates will be asked to attend for interview.

Walking Football in Inverclyde

Greenock Morton in the Community and the Inverkip Community Hub are working in partnership to kick off a Walking Football programme in Inverclyde.  This programme is designed for Men and Women aged 50 and over and will be hosted at the new Inverkip Community Hub.  The launch of the programme will take place in the Inverkip Hub on Friday 26th May, 2017 at 1pm finishing around 3pm.  An invitation to attend the launch is open to all members of the community and attendees will be provided with information on the set up and rules regarding Walking Football , as well as health and safety requirements, and have the opportunity to participate in short tasters sessions of Walking Football on the astroturf park.  Anyone requiring more information can contact Brian McLaughlin (Greenock Morton in the Community) at 01475 731949 or the Inverkip Community Hub at 01475 520740.