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Below are latest news articles relating to Dundee Disability Sport.

  • Cycling Community Engagement Day

    Cycling Community Engagement Day

    Wednesday 25th October 2017

    Lynch Sports Centre (outdoor)

    10am - 4pm

    For more information please contact Rebecca Ross

    Email: rebecca.ross3@nhs.net

    Mobile: 07740937128

  • Discovery Games 2017

    Please note that we have extended the closing date for this years Discovery Games until Friday 25 August 2017. This is partly due to clubs and groups not receiving the information on time.
  • DCDS AGM 2017

    Notice is herby given that Dundee City Disability Sport will hold their 2017 Annual General Meeting on Monday 25 September 2017 in Ardler Complex at 7pm.

    Anyone with an interest in Dundee Disability Sport are more than welcome to attend the AGM. Please contact Gordon Quinton in the first instance if you intend to come along.

    Gordon can be contacted on 01382 436962.

  • Discovery Games

    All entry forms for Discovery Games are now available in the Events & Entry Forms section of the website.

    Closing date for all entries 18 August 2017.

  • DCDS Seeks new Chairperson

                 

    Dundee City Disability Sport: Chairperson

    Recruiting body: Dundee City Disability Sport

    Closing date: Monday 31 July 2017

     

    Dundee City Disability Sport (DCDS) is a voluntary sport group where the main aim is to lead in the development of sport for people with physical, sensory or learning disabilities in partnership with key local agencies in Dundee. DCDS 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. DCDS achieved SDS Minimum Operating Requirements (MOR) which ensures all governance is up to date and appropriate. The committee of DCDS now wishes to appoint a new chair to lead the branch.

     

    Role Title – Chairperson (voluntary)

    Organisation – Dundee City Disability Sport(DCDS)

    Responsible to – Dundee City Disability Sport committee

    Location – Dundee

    Contract – This is a voluntary position. The chairperson is expected to attend branch meetings, held 6 times per year, club development steering group meetings and other branch events (as available). The Level of time commitment is flexible and will be tailored to suit the applicant’s current commitments and the needs of the branch.

    Term – Minimum 2 year (can be re-elected at annual AGM)

    SKILLS REQUIRED:

    •   Enthusiastic
    •   Well   organised
    •   Prepared   to make a regular time commitment
    •   To   become a PVG Scheme Member through SLDS
    •   Prepared   to make instant decisions when necessary
    •   Confident   at keeping order during meetings.

    MAIN DUTIES:

    1. To lead the trustee body in ensuring that it fulfils its responsibilities for the governance of the organisation by ensuring that the charity acts in accordance with its constitution and by managing its activities.
    2. DCDS to maintain SDS Minimum Operating Requirements, supported by SDS.
    3. To optimise the relationship between the trustee body and its staff/volunteers.
    4. Take responsibility for managing the committee and the affairs of the branch.
    5. Oversee and guide all decisions taken by the committee and sub committees
    6. In conjunction with the secretary, prepare and present the annual report
    7. Liaise with the secretary on the agenda for each meeting and approve the minutes before they are circulated
    8. Be completely familiar with the constitution, branch rules, committee procedures and SDS MOR
    9. Liaise with the Treasurer to ensure that funds are spent properly and in the best interests of the branch
    10. Help to prepare and submit any statutory documents that are required (e.g. OSCR Annual Return, grant aid reports)
    11. If unable to attend any committee meetings, a written report should be sent to the meeting and the Vice Chairman briefed on the agenda

    Interviews

    Monday 7 August 2017 (This date can be flexible if required)

     

    Applications

    All applicants should send a note of interest gordon.quinton@leisureandculturedundee.com  detailing why you are interested in the role and any relevant skills and experience.

    If you have any questions or would like more information please contact Gordon Quinton on the above email or phone 01382 436962

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