Are you looking for a great way to give something to your community? Safe Steps is an Essex domestic abuse support organisation for adults, young people and children.
Who we are
Safe Steps, established in 2018, is a forward-thinking charity that works with and for all survivors of domestic abuse, across Southend-on-Sea and in the wider Essex area. Each year we support approx. 5000 people through our helpline, community support services, specialist children’s services and safe accommodation.
We are seeking to recruit committed people to become Trustees, with a passion for our cause, to our Board. Playing a vital role in the governance of the charity to ensure we are in good financial health, meeting our intended aims and objectives, allocate resources and generally hold ourselves and the organisation accountable.
As well as growing the size of our Board, we want to build a diverse trustee board; one that informs better decision making, improves the quality of our work and makes meaningful impact on improving the lives of individuals impacted by domestic abuse.
It is not necessary to have had previous trustee or board experience. We are looking for people who have something to offer in the following areas.
Person specification – essential skills:
In addition, some specific expertise in one or more of the following areas would be desirable:
We will work with children, families and young people to help ensure that every child, family and young person is supported to achieve his or her potential. We believe the foundations for future mental health, emotional control, academic & work achievements and parenting ability are all set in place in the early years and the home surroundings, family life and parenting are all important factors in determining positive outcomes for children in the future.
Main duties and responsibilities:
For further information and an application pack, please contact email@example.com.