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Established in 2018, Moray Rape Crisis provides therapeutic support, information and advocacy for children, young people and adults of all genders, aged 11 and over, in the Moray area, who have experienced any form of sexual violence at any time in their lives, including rape, sexual assault, childhood sexual abuse and sexual exploitation. We also work directly with young people in schools and youth settings, and with strategic partners, towards preventing sexual violence.

We are seeking motivated Trustees to help govern our growing and developing service in Moray.

Working to intersectional feminist values, we are seeking a diverse range of women with a commitment to the work we do across Moray. We are particularly interested in applicants from less represented groups, and those with knowledge and experience of governance, strategy, HR and finance. We would also welcome candidates with a future interest in taking on the role of the Co-Chair.

Please note only women need apply under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality
Act 2010.
We are committed to a becoming a diverse organization, and
particularly welcome applications from women of colour and LGBTI
Recruitment packs are available to download on our website where you can find further information about being a Trustee at Moray Rape Crisis.

Organisation aims and objectives

Moray Rape Crisis provides support and advocacy to adults and young people aged 11+ of all genders who have experienced any form of sexual violence, no matter when it happened. As well as direct support & groups for survivors we also provide support to family and friends.The service officially launched in September 2018 and is currently a project with 2 part time staff managed by Rape Crisis Scotland. Demand for the service is high and we currently have a waiting list.


Restrictions around trustee eligibility in line with OSCR registration, also a disclosure will be undertaken. Given the nature of the service we are recruiting a women only board.
Experience required: We seek a diverse range of women with a commitment to the work we do from across Moray. Applicants with knowledge and experience of governance, equality, employment & HR, finance & funding and strategic work would be very welcome, but your values, ethos, passion and commitment are also key.
Minimum age: 16


Expenses paid: Yes
Training details: All volunteers will have an initial volunteer agreement with Rape Crisis Scotland. Induction training will look at feminist governance as well as an introduction to gender based violence and the nature of our work. There will be ongoing training on different aspects of governance such as financial management, and the opportunity to take part on national governance events in Glasgow/Edinburgh alongside trustees from other Rape Crisis Centres.
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