25th October 2021
From 24th October 2021, and for the next 12 months, Co-op Members will be able to support Darlington Association on Disability - Young Leaders as part of the
Co-op Local Community Fund.
For every £1 Co-op members spend on selected Co-op branded products and services, 2p will go into their membership account.
The same amount will support community organisations and local causes including DAD’s Young Leaders.
To collect rewards and contribute to a cause, Co-op members must swipe or scan their membership card when they shop.
Please ask in store if you would like to become a Co-op member or visit https://www.coop.co.uk/membership
DAD’s Young Leaders are linked to the following Co-op stores and services;
Even though we are linked to local Co-op outlets, money raised through Co-op Membership can be generated anywhere in the UK, as long as a Member is buying selected products or services from the Co-op Group, please select Darlington Association on Disability – Young Leaders when selecting a cause to support.
22nd October 2021
DAD currently has vacancies on our Trustee Board. DAD is a registered Charity and Company Limited by Guarantee and as such Trustees are required to oversee and provide governance to the running of the organisation. All Members are entitled to put themselves forward for consideration to act as a voluntary Trustee of the organisation.
Ideally, we are seeking people with skills in Finance, Human Resources or Marketing and or knowledge of disabled people’s issues particularly across Tees Valley and County Durham.
As an organisation supporting equality, in all its forms, we are seeking Trustees who reflect our community who are currently underrepresented including: women, people from minority communities and young people. There will be a selection process involving an informal interview with Trustees. The organisation must be led by a majority of disabled people and this will be taken account of in any Trustee appointments.
For more information about being a trustee: ‘5-minute guides’ for charity trustees - Charity Commission guidance - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
As a local organisation we very much rely on the support of our local community, and continue to support people flexibly to have greater choice and control and remove the barriers that disabled people and children experience in their everyday lives. We support over 2,000 people every year. But we need your help.