Board Membership Opportunities

  • VO98169
  • Board/trustee role


Advocacy Service Aberdeen is a registered charity providing independent advocacy support to a wide range of people living in Aberdeen City. Independent advocacy is about helping people and groups have a stronger voice, addressing imbalances of power and ensuring people’s rights are recognised, respected and secured. We have advocacy services for:

• People with a mental disorder, including a learning disability
• Victims of domestic abuse
• Carers
• Older adults
• Self-directed support
• Children and Young people
• Substance use

We are looking for people to join our Board of trustees who are passionate about the rights and inclusion of people in decisions which matter to them. The Board is responsible for setting the strategy and policies of the charity and overseeing the running of the organisation. We are open to applicants from a diverse range of experiences and background and would also be interested in hearing from people who have the following experiences:

• Finance/accounting
• Fundraising
• Experience of supporting/caring for people in the above service areas
• Law
• Human Resources

Board meetings are held on Mondays every 6 weeks 5pm to 7pm, either remotely via Microsoft Teams or in-person.

To find out more please contact us at tel: 01224 332314 / email: or visit and

Organisation aims and objectives

ASA is a local charity and was founded in 1996. We provide an independent advocacy service for people living in Aberdeen City. We help people to have a voice, to gain information to help them make choices and to help them feel better prepared and able to engage with social care, health care and housing and educational professionals. Our values are at the core of the work we do together with those we support. Advocacy Service Aberdeen believes in: Independence; A Non-Judgemental approach; Inclusion; Respect; Person Centred; Confidentiality; Team work; Empowerment.


Expenses paid: Yes
Training details: Excellent training and support is provided to all volunteers.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
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