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Volunteer Trustee Role

Rotherham Rise


Posted over 30 days ago...

Rotherham Rise is a registered charity that provides advice and support for women, men and their children who have experienced domestic violence and abuse through the provision of accommodation and outreach services.  


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Rotherham, S60 1PP

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

The responsibilities of a trustee includes: •    Taking part in formulating and regularly reviewing the strategic aims of the organisation •    Ensuring policy and practices of the organisation are in keeping with its aims •    Ensuring the organisation functions within the legal and financial requirements of a charitable organisation •    Supporting the Chief Executive and their team

Commitment You will be able to commit to attending bi-monthly board meetings which take place on an evening in a central location in Rotherham, as well as attending development and occasional additional meetings and our AGM.  Communication takes place between meetings by email, and occasionally by phone.  It is an Occupational Requirement that applications are open to women only, as permitted under Schedule 9, Part 1, of the Equality Act 2010. Rotherham Rise is striving to be an equal opportunities employer and encourages applicants from BAME, lesbian or bisexual backgrounds. Appointments are subject to Rotherham Rise receiving an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and references that we consider acceptable.  

What are we looking for?

a)    Essential skills  •    Understanding and or experience of working with people who have complex needs; •    Independent judgement and an ability to challenge in a constructive manner; •    Effective communication skills;    •    Knowledge and experience of Human Resources;  •    Experience of social enterprise/ business  development and growth;   •    Experience of commissioning and fundraising;  •    Financial management;  •    Property and business management; •    Working with charities with a trading arm; •    Experience of digital and  social media technology

What difference will you make?

You will be making a difference to those who have experienced abuse and sexual exploitation, supporting the service to ensure they can move on in their journey. You will use your expertise to provide strategic direction, support and governance to the charity to ensure we continue to deliver a first class service.


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