GOVERNANCE & ADMINISTRATION
Canine Concern Scotland Trust is a Scottish Charity, number SC014924. The Trustee, Canine Concern Scotland Trustee Limited, is responsible for the overall governance and operation of the Trust. The Trustee Directors meet at least twice a year and also hold a joint meeting with Area Representatives every year. A detailed Annual Report, including Annual Accounts, is made available to all members and other interested parties and is published on the Trust’s website. There are three committees in place covering Finance & Fundraising, Therapet and Education & Legislation.
The day to day administration of the Trust is delegated by the Trustee to the Chief Executive Officer, 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.