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EAST AYRSHIRE WOMEN’S AID
DIRECTOR

Would you like to help us improve the lives of women, children and young people who experience domestic abuse in East Ayrshire? Do you have a willingness to learn, share your skills and work as part of a team? If the answer to these questions is yes, then you might be interested in becoming a Director of East Ayrshire Women’s Aid.
This is an exciting opportunity to become part of a team delivering vital support to vulnerable women, children and young people in East Ayrshire. You do not need to know everything there is to know about domestic abuse but we do need to know that you are reliable and committed to our principles and values.
The position is voluntary but we will provide you with training and support and pay your expenses. We meet at least five times a year, usually on Saturday mornings.
Under Section 9 of the Equality Act 2010, only women are eligible to apply. We welcome applications from women from all sections of the community.
If you would like an application pack or simply want to know more, please contact:
Karen Gardner
Manager
01563 536001
karen.gardner@eastayrshirewomensaid.org.uk


Women’s Aid South Lanarkshire & East Renfrewshire (WASLER)
DIRECTOR

WASLER has delivered domestic abuse services across South Lanarkshire for over 30 years and in recent years East Renfrewshire and are currently looking for women to join our Board of Directors. 

Do you have 1-2 hours every 4-6 weeks and an interest in supporting your local Women’s Aid group?
If you have a strong interest and knowledge of gender based violence, gendered inequality with experience and skill sets, one of the largest Women’s Aid groups in Scotland could put them to use, then please contact us and/ or complete and return our application form by 31st May 2017
Should you wish to discuss the directors role opportunity please contact WASLER’s CEO, Heather Russell directly on 01355 249897.
We can only accept applications from women under Schedule 9 (Part 1) of the Equality Act 2010.

Successful candidates will be subject to PVG checks.

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