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Volunteer: Become A Trustee

    Do you want to make a difference to adults, young people and children affected by Domestic Abuse and Child Sexual Exploitation? Why not consider becoming a voluntary Rotherham Rise Trustee?

    Rotherham Rise is a registered charity that provides advice and support for adults and children who have experienced Domestic Violence and Abuse through the provision of refuge accommodation and community support services.  We also provide support and access to counselling for people affected by Child Sexual Exploitation.

    We are looking for a Trustee for our Board of Trustees; this is an unpaid, voluntary position.


    Being a Trustee on our valued board of trustees means playing a pivotal role in supporting strategic direction and ensuring our organisation is well governed.

    As a charity, we have identified the following areas of expertise as key to supporting the development of the charity: 

    • Digital strategy
    • Fundraising or social enterprise
    • Lived first-hand experience of the charity’s work
    • Housing management   
    • Knowledge about housing                                     
    • Legal skills                                                    
    • Marketing skills
    • PR, marketing, communications

    This is not an exclusive list and we welcome all interest and applications for the role of Trustee.  


    We recommend you take the time to review all the documents (Role Description and Trustee Information Pack (.pdf). to further your understanding of Rotherham Rise and the role. 

    To apply, please send a CV and covering letter, to [email protected], stating how you meet the criteria for the trustee and Treasurer roles. You will also be required to complete the fit and proper person declaration form

    Appointments are subject to Fit and Proper Person Checks, and Rotherham Rise receiving an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and references that we consider acceptable.

    We welcome applications from people who are currently under-represented in our organisation, including disabled candidates and Black and minoritised candidates. People with lived experience of the issues linked to our work are also encouraged to apply. Each applicant will be individually assessed regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief.


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