Perth & Kinross Disability Sport: Trustee/Board Member

Perth & Kinross Disability Sport (PKDS) is a Registered Scottish Charity SCO 32262 with the purpose of being the lead organisation in the development of sport for people with physical, sensory or learning disabilities in partnership with key agencies in the local authority area of Perth & Kinross and the wider Tayside region.  PKDS is a member branch of Scottish Disability Sport (SDS) who are the governing body of sport for athletes and players with a physical, sensory or learning disability.  PKDS have achieved SDS Minimum Operating Requirements which ensures all governance is up to date and fit for purpose. The Board of PKDS now wishes to appoint new Trustees (Board Members) to enable the branch to continue to develop. The branch is currently supported by a Project Manager and an Administrator.

Role Title Trustee/Board Member (voluntary)

Location Perth


This is a voluntary position but reasonable expenses will be paid where appropriate. Trustees will be expected to attend branch meetings 6-8 times per year, support the branch to maintain SDS Minimum Operating Requirements and take the lead on a specific role and/or support ad-hoc projects within the branch.  The level of time commitment is flexible and can be tailored to suit the applicant’s current commitments


At each AGM, all Trustees must retire from office but may then be re-elected



  • Excellent communication skills
  • Enthusiasm
  • Attend Board meetings and report back on matters arising if required
  • Attend Extraordinary and Annual General Meetings as required
  • Contribute to decision making when necessary
  • Passionate about the development of disability sport and a strong commitment to work towards the development of sustainable opportunities for people with a disability to take part in sport and physical activity
  • Support the Chairperson in the work of PKDS

What we offer you

  • Training opportunities
  • A variety of roles and responsibilities suited to your particular skill set and interests
  • The opportunity to make a difference to children and adults with disabilities
  • A volunteer experience where you help to maximise potential for every athlete with a disability


All applicants should send a note of interest to detailing why you are interested in the role, outlining any relevant skills and experience.

If you have any questions or would like more information please do not hesitate to contact us -  further information about PKDS can also be found at or the PKDS Facebook page

Date published: 06 March 2018
Date updated: 06 March 2018


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