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Trustee Vacancies

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 28th February 2023

  • Advertised from 27th January 2023


Would you like to help improve the lives of women, children and young people primarily from the Asian, Black and Minority Ethnic communities who have experienced domestic abuse, forced marriage and honour-based abuse?

Hemat Gryffe Women’s Aid are seeking to recruit suitably experienced, qualified, and skilled women to join our Board of Directors.

Hemat Gryffe Women's Aid provides refuge accommodation, outreach, and follow-on support primarily to women, children, and young people from the Asian, Black and Minority ethnic community who experience domestic abuse, forced marriage and honour-based abuse.

The role of the Director is unpaid but not without reward. This is a unique opportunity for women from diverse backgrounds who have expertise, time, and commitment to join the Board of Directors to strengthen, provide strategic guidance and leadership to support the staff and future development of the organisation.

We are keen to recruit women who have the necessary skills and experience in the following areas which include: Human resources or a legal background; Governance; Finance/charity accounting; Health; Education; Housing. Knowledge and understanding of the issues facing women, children and young people from minority ethnic backgrounds who have experienced domestic abuse is essential.

Time Commitment: The Board currently meet monthly via Zoom. The frequency and the method of meeting will continue to be reviewed regularly to meet the needs of the organisation. It is important that prospective trustees recognise that they will also be, at times, responsible for progressing pieces of work in between meetings, either on an individual basis on behalf of the Board or as part of a short life working group or a sub-group of the Board. There is also an expectation that new trustees will fully participate in a comprehensive induction, as well as ongoing training and support.

Application notes

Application form and Job Description available by contacting or download below.

Women only need apply for this post under paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010