GOVERNANCE & ADMINISTRATION
Canine Concern Scotland Trust is a Scottish Charity. There is a Board of Trustees which is responsible for the overall governance and operation of the Trust. The Trustees meet twice a year and also hold a meeting each year with the Area Representatives. The Trustees prepare detailed Annual Reports and Accounts which are issued to all members and other interested parties. The Trustees have also formed four committees covering Finance, Fund Raising,Therapet, and Education & Legislation.
The day to day administration of the Trust is delegated by the Trustees to the Chief Executive Officer, which is an honorary position at present, the honorary Secretary & Treasurer and employed Administrators. The administration office was moved to Edinburgh in 2013. The Trust has invested in a sophisticated electronic document management system for its files and records.
The Trust has volunteer Area Representatives throughout Scotland who oversee the Therapet Volunteers in their own areas. The Volunteers carry out the very important Therapet Service which involves taking their dogs, and some cats, to visit people in a wide range of places including care homes, hospitals, hospices, secure units, schools and universities.
Presently the Trust has three part-time Administrators:-