GRASSROOTS, POWERFUL AND PASSIONATE WOMEN

GRASSROOTS, POWERFUL AND PASSIONATE WOMEN

Trustee/Governor
J76311
At a glance

Skills

  • Marketing strategy
  • Bookkeeping
  • Financial management
  • Fundraising strategy
  • Governance
  • Strategic development and planning
  • Strategic mentoring / coaching
  • Change management
  • HR
  • Safeguarding

Where

Nottingham, NG3 2DG
Mainly at home
Travel limit? 25

Time

Either in or out of office hours Estimate of time needed:
1-3 hours / week or 3-7 hours / week
Management committee meet monthly for 2.5 - 3 hours. When recruiting, 6-8 hour day (rarely) Research, training -1-2 hours monthly
  • Grassroots & passionate
  • Ideas & action orientated
  • Knowledge of HR, finance, safeguarding

What will you be doing?

Do you have some spare time?

Like, actual free time?

So much free time that you want something really worthwhile to fill it with?

 

We’d like to be that great fit for you and you for us.

Nottingham Central Women’s Aid is an independently run registered charity and company which means you will be a registered trustee and member of the management committee.

Our aims are 'Women supporting women', to promote the protection of women and children and to provide temporary safe accommodation on request.

The service has accommodated thousands of women and children experiencing domestic violence and psychological, sexual or financial abuse over the years. This has enabled them to rebuild their lives free from fear.

What we do

  • We provide temporary, emergency accommodation for women and children fleeing domestic or sexual violence and abuse.
  • We provide emotional and practical support to women and children, during their time at the refuge as well as once they have been resettled.
  • We run courses that will directly empower women during or following periods of domestic abuse.
  • We deliver services that will improve the health and well-being of victims and survivors of domestic abuse.
  • We can assist and support women with complex needs such as substance use and mental health issues.

 

We love diversity! We value your difference, your unique skills, and the richness it will bring to our organisation.  We’re all about aiming to raise our performance to deliver excellent support to the diverse women and children we support. We have a brilliant diverse staff team too.

 

We welcome all applications especially from women who identify as Black, Asian and from other sections of our community. Women only need apply - Genuine Occupational Requirement (Schedule 9; Equality Act 2010) and is exempt under section7 (2) (f) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 Age 18 or over

What are we looking for?

Here are some of the skills and attitudes we are looking for:

  • Grassroots and passionate
  • Ideas and action orientated
  • Asking, questioning, cooperation, building harmony with others
  • Working knowledge of book keeping, managing accounts
  • Working knowledge of managing staff
  • Child and adult safeguarding
  • And of course some genuine free time

We may not have covered everything but we are still happy to hear from you!

 

We love diversity! We value your difference, your unique skills, and the richness it will bring to our organisation.  We’re all about aiming to raise our performance to deliver excellent support to the diverse women and children we support. We have a brilliant diverse staff team too.

 

We welcome all applications especially from women who identify as Black, Asian and from other sections of our community. Women only need apply - Genuine Occupational Requirement (Schedule 9; Equality Act 2010) and is exempt under section7 (2) (f) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 Age 18 or over]

 

Candidates will be subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service Check before commencing their Trusteeship

What difference will you make?

COVID has made the past 2 years very difficult and we have been in a better position than most to survive, This has also highlighted the need to future-proof the organisation from events that may not be anticipated, therefore ensuring our provision to women and children is safeguarded. This allows the women and children to heal. They have a safe place from which to springboard back into society life free from fear.

What's in it for the volunteer?

This is an opportunity to share your skill and expertise with other like-minded women who are passionate about securing facilities for survivors of domestic abuse. An all female management committee (Genuine Occupational Requirement (Schedule 9; Equality Act 2010) and is exempt under section 7 (2) (f) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 Age 18 or over) you will enjoy sharing, problem solving, leading and making decisions together. 

 

A few more details

Appointment as a trustee is dependent on a successful DBS certificate.

Causes
  • Black, asian and minority ethnic groups
  • Children / families
  • Community safety / victim support / domestic violence
  • Women
  • We’re committed to provide life-saving services until women and children are safe. We work to build a future where domestic abuse in any form is not tolerated. 

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