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Rape Crisis Scotland


08088 01 03 02

Phone the free Rape Crisis Scotland Helpline
Every day, 6pm to midnight


Available Positions
South West Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre seeks trustees


South West Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre is looking for new Trustees to join our Board of Directors.
While no experience is necessary we are particularly eager to recruit women members with a financial background.

Full support and induction training will be given to new members.

We are holding an Information Evening for those interested in joining us on Monday 14 September 2015, 6.30pm – 8.30pm at 9 George Street Meuse, Dumfries. DG1 1HH.

If you would like more information please contact us on 01387 253113 or email

Forth Valley Rape Crisis Centre seeks Board members

Forth Valley

Forth Valley Rape Crisis Centre is seeking a new Board of Directors to lead the establishment of this new organisation providing vital support to survivors of sexual violence in the Forth Valley area.

The Board of Directors will play a direct role in ensuring the strategic development of the organisation. To help develop the new service we are looking for women to join our Board who:

• Are committed to supporting survivors of sexual violence
• Have skills in (or would like to develop skills in) leadership, management, finance, human resources, decision-making or fundraising
• Have 6-8 hours to spare per month

As a Director, you will be required to contribute to the governance of the organisation including attending board meetings and the AGM. You may be asked to undertake other duties such as representing the organisation at external events; or assisting with fundraising, networking or influencing work.

We would like to encourage applications from women from across the Forth Valley area, who have a broad range of life and professional skills.

Previous experience not necessary, however women with a good understanding of the financial and governance needs of a small charity, funding and income generation, and knowledge of employment, HR, business skills and entrepreneurship would be welcome.

Board members hold voluntary positions but can be reimbursed expenses, which include costs of transport to and from meetings and any training undertaken with us. The new Board members will be given induction and support on appointment to the role.

Interested? Come along and find out more at our Information Evening on Monday the 24th of August (7-8.30pm) at the King Robert Hotel, Glasgow Road, Bannockburn, Stirling FK7 0LJ

Or download the following documents:

Closing date for applications 9am 1st September
• Informal interviews on Thursday the 3rd of September 2015 (6-9pm)
• Board induction two Saturdays in September – dates to be confirmed

To register for the Information Evening or to find out more please get in touch with June at

We look forward to meeting you!

Trustees sough for Rape Counselling & Resource Centre, Kilmarnock


Are you committed to helping support survivors of sexual violence and abuse?

Then we would like to invite you to our Trustee Information Evening
Thursday 20th August 2015
6.30pm – 8.30pm

The Rape Counselling & Resource Centre provides a vital, free, specialist support service, including counselling, complementary therapies and information, for women and girls living in East Ayrshire who have experienced any form of sexual violence, recently or in the past.

We are looking for new Trustees to join our Board of Directors, no experience is necessary however, women with a good understanding of the effects of sexual violence, employment and HR knowledge, or funding and income generation skills would be welcome additions to the team.

Trustees hold voluntary positions but can be reimbursed expenses, which can include costs of transport to and from meetings and any training undertaken with us. New Trustees will be given induction and support on appointment to the role.

The evening will be held at the centre at 25 Portland Road, Kilmarnock, KA1 2BT. If you are interested in attending please give us a call on 01563 544 686 or email us at

Rape & Abuse Support, Aberdeen seeks a Sexual Violence Prevention Worker


Sexual Violence Prevention Worker
(21 hours/week)
6 month contract with possibility of extension subject to further funding
[Download a copy of the advert here]

Rape and Abuse Support in Aberdeen are working as part of a national programme managed by Rape Crisis Scotland to develop local strategic approaches to sexual violence prevention, and deliver interventions to young people around healthy sexual relationships.

The post will commence in September 2015 and is funded until March 2016.

You can download an application pack here, and an Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form here. Completed applications can be returned to Jan Melia, Rape & Abuse Support, 112 Crown Street, Aberdeen AB11 6HJ or by email to

Completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Forms must be returned separately in an envelope to the address above.

Closing date: August 28th 2015

Only women need apply under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010 These posts are funded by the Third Sector Intervention Fund until 31st March 2016. The selection process will include seeking enhanced disclosure information.

Fife Rape & Sexual Assault Centre (FRASAC) - Part-time Counselling Support Worker (18 hours)


Fife Rape and Sexual Assault Centre
182a Esplanade
Kirkcaldy KY1 1RE

Requires Part-time (18 hours) Counselling Support Worker
Only women are eligible to apply for this post due to Genuine Occupational Requirement (Schedule 9; Equality Act 2010).

FRASAC welcomes applications from women from all sectors of the community.
£29,428.00 pro rata
This post is currently funded till 31st March 2016 with the possibility of continued funding.

We are a Fife-wide independent charitable organisation providing free, confidential counselling and support to anyone affected by rape and sexual assault.

We require a highly motivated and energetic individual to provide direct counselling and support services throughout Fife to people who have experienced rape and or sexual assault.

A diploma in therapeutic counselling is essential.
Knowledge / Understanding of Violence Against Women and issues relating to Rape, Sexual Assault and Childhood Sexual Abuse are desirable.

PVG Check will be required for the successful candidates.

For an application pack please call 01592 642336 or email
Any queries regarding this post can be directed to Mairi McAllister.
Closing date for applications: 12noon Friday 14th August 2015

How to volunteer

Our centres could not provide the support they do without many women giving their time, energy and commitment as volunteers and unpaid workers.

We welcome contact from women interested in becoming members of our collectives. Full training is provided and specific details are available from each centre. If you are interested, find contact details for your local centre here.

If you are interested in volunteering, please email