Getting Involved

Perthshire Women’s Aid is supported by Volunteers who help us to meet the needs of Women, Children and Young People experiencing Domestic Abuse.  

Find out below how you can help to make a positive difference to the lives of Women, Children and Young People across Perthshire.

Current Opportunities

Become a Board Trustee

Can you help to develop and support the services provided by Perthshire Women’s Aid?

Benefits

– Satisfaction in knowing that you have helped to make some women, children and young people in Perthshire feel safer and more secure

– Help change public attitudes about Domestic Abuse

– You will receive a comprehensive training and support programme

– All reasonable expenses will be paid

Skills Required

We are looking for people who have particular skills or experience in the following areas:

– PR/Marketing

– Fundraising

– Charity Accountancy

– Employment/Charity Law

– Volunteer Management and Development

– Charity governance

– Working with vulnerable people

– Business Management

Commitment

Approximately two hours per month to attend board meetings, with occasional other management duties.

 

Under Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010, only women are eligible to apply.

We welcome applications from women who have previously utilised Women’s Aid services, or have been subject to Domestic Abuse.

Click here to access a Board of Trustee application pack

What’s it like being a Volunteer with Perthshire Women’s Aid? – 

‘Volunteering with Perthshire Women’s Aid has been a rewarding experience, you really feel like you’re making a difference.’

‘Perthshire Women’s Aid provides up to date training for all volunteers. The training is thought provoking and really makes you think. It has helped me to decide my future career path.’

‘Having known someone personally, a few years ago, whose life was turned around by this Charity, I already know the difference it makes- and wanted to be part of that team’.

‘Volunteering has opened my eyes to domestic abuse and made me want to raise more awareness for Perthshire Women’s Aid.’

‘Having been a volunteer for a few months now, I can safely say I find the position very rewarding, especially seeing the difference the staff make to the women, children and young people’s lives.’