Leeway - Domestic Violence and Abuse Services

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Jobs

We are regularly looking for talented individuals to join the Leeway team. Due to an increase in the level of service we are able to provide, we are currently recruiting for the following roles:

There is currently 1 volunteering job available
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Management Committee Member

Leeway is a registered charity providing a range of services to adults and children fleeing domestic abuse across Norfolk and Waveney.

Having recently undertaken a governance review we currently have vacancies for up to 4 posts for volunteers to join the Management Committee who ideally have had some experience of being involved at a board level.

The skills and expertise we will consider particularly are:

  • Health and Safety
  • Finance
  • Mental Health
  • Substance Misuse
  • Children and Young People
  • Human Resources

We would welcome any applicants from ethnic minority groups and in addition those who have had some previous experience in chairing meetings or have been a chair of another organisation in the past.

Management Committee meetings are at present held in Norwich approximately six to eight times per year for a maximum of two hours in the evening.

  • Closing date 6th August 2017
  • Interviews to take place week commencing 14th August 2017

Other Information:

  • Expenses: paid in accordance with the Leeway volunteer expenses policy and following provision of receipts
  • Insurance Cover: Trustee Indemnity Insurance in place
  • Training: Trustee induction and ongoing training
  • Recruitment method: Application form and skill based Interview process

Applicants must support and have awareness of the aims and purposes of Leeway Domestic Violence and Abuse Services.

Request Your Application Pack

For an application pack, please fill out the form above, or alternatively you can either email admin@leewaynwa.org.uk or phone: 07748972819 (voice mail), stating clearly your name, address and contact number/e-mail address. Successful candidates will be subject to a disclosure and barring service check/Scottish disclosure check.

Volunteer

Volunteers play an important role in the development of Leeway and their work allows us to strengthen our voice and support more people experiencing domestic abuse. With no time commitment required for some of our roles and a busy calendar of events, we always have opportunities which you may be able to help us with.

We are currently looking for fundraising volunteers. Click here to view our volunteering opportunities on Do-it.org


Admin and Office
Work


Fundraising and
Events


Helping with our Website and Social Media


Raising the Profile of Leeway as an Ambassador


Working with
Women and Children in our Safe Houses


Supporting our Community Based Services


Collating and distributing donations and gifts

Volunteer Case Study

“If you are thinking about volunteering at Leeway, I would say definitely do it!!”

  • Name: Abi
  • Role: Outreach Team
  • Volunteering For: 1 Year

Abi Lewis has volunteered with Leeway for a year and donates a day a week of her time to the busy Outreach team. She helps with administration tasks such as adding new details to the database, answering the advice and support phone, and making weekly calls to people experiencing domestic abuse who are waiting to be allocated an Outreach Worker.

The role also includes writing letters to be sent out about the Power to Change support programme, as well as helping at advice surgeries in the local community – a service for women who would rather talk about what’s happening at home, face to face with someone.

Abi says: “I enjoy all the roles that I undertake as it is all good experience. I hope that at the end of the day I am able to contribute to helping someone who is going through or has been through domestic abuse. If you are thinking about volunteering at Leeway, I would say definitely do it!! I love it! There are all sorts of areas you can volunteer in too.”

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