Trustee at Somerset and Avon Rape and Sexual Abuse Support

Somerset and Avon Rape and Sexual Abuse Support (SARSAS)
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, 20 June, 2023 - 12:30
Contract Type: 
Part Time
Up to 10 x 2.5 hour meetings per year plus some email contact
Contract Details: 
Voluntary role
Details of Role: 

At SARSAS we provide support for people affected by rape or any kind of sexual assault or abuse at any time in their lives. Listening, believing and supporting them through provided vital support to people of all genders through our Helpline, counselling, group work and specialist support services.

We believe that a world without sexual violence is possible. We campaign for people affected by sexual violence because everyone deserves to live free from abuse and its impact. We are unflinching in our commitment to calling for change, in raising awareness, and in our drive for all voices to be heard. We challenge misconceptions about sexual violence and abuse through training and campaigning. We lobby both locally and nationally to promote the needs of survivors.

We need your support!

We are looking for a woman* who can offer energy, enthusiasm, and commitment to join our volunteer Board of Trustees at SARSAS. You will be joining an active Board and will play a pivotal role in shaping SARSAS and supporting our work.

You don’t need prior experience; If you are committed, passionate, and determined, we would love to hear from you. We will provide all the training and support you might need to be an amazing trustee. We would be particularly interested to hear from you if can offer HR, finance and / or digital fundraising experience and skills.

It matters to us that our Trustees reflect the incredibly diverse communities we serve, and we are actively seeking younger women, women from Black, Asian and minoritised communities and women with a disability for these voluntary roles. We value lived experience of sexual violence within our staff, volunteers and trustees.


Voluntary - expenses paid

Time commitment - up to 10 x 2.5 hour meetings per year plus some email contact

*The nature of the work undertaken means that this invitation is for women-only and exempt under Schedule 9 Part 1 Equalities Act 2010

Charity Registered in England No. 1126682   Company No 6738639

How to Apply: 

If you would like further information or to apply, please visit our website:  Alternatively, please contact and we can arrange for you to have an informal discussion and find out more about this opportunity. 

Contact Person: 
Naomi Rusher
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 
Postal Address: 
SARSAS, PO Box 2942, Bristol, BS1 9EU