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Volunteers for our Board of Governors

We are looking for committed and dynamic women to join our Volunteer Board of Governors to contribute to the governance and strategic development of our growing services and organisation.

The Women’s Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre – Dundee and Angus (WRASAC) has been supporting survivors of rape, sexual abuse and exploitation and raising awareness about the damaging effects of sexual violence since 1984. We are a registered charity and a company limited by guarantee.

WRASAC has a dynamic team of 34 staff members, 10 volunteers, 2 Students and the organisation has an annual income of just over 1 million pounds per year.

Board of Governor’s Role

Responsible to: Chair of the Board of Trustees

Purpose: The role of the Board is to safeguard and promote the values and mission of the Centre, to determine the strategy and structure of the Centre, to ensure the Centre operates in an effective, responsible and accountable manner and to ensure the effective functioning of the board

Time Commitment

Board of Government estimated time commitment 4-8 hours per month dependent on the projects you align yourself to.

Board meetings - Approx. 2 hours per month

Budget/Finance/Subgroup meetings - Approx. 0-2 hours per month

Preparation for these meetings - Approx. 1-2 hours per month

This is an approx. guide; 4 hours is the minimum time commitment per month. Where issues arise, events take place, funding is applied for etc there may be a larger time commitment that month.

Board Meetings are held on the 1st Wednesday of every month from 18:00-20:00 we meet face to face and virtually and can offer hybrid meetings to fit the availability of the members of the Board of Trustees


WRASAC offers travel, incidental expenses and any other relevant out of pocket expenses in line with WRASAC’s finance policy.

Your completed application should be submitted via email by sending it to recruitment@wrasac.org.uk.

Applications are open from 17th April 2023 and will close once all vacancies have been filled. We are currently seeking to recruit a Secretary for the Board and general Board Members.

Once applicants are received, they will be processed and you will hear back from us within 7 days.

All posts require a female applicant and is exempt under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, and Part 1. Section 7(2) e of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975.

We look forward to receiving your completed application form. Enquiries about this position are welcome by phoning or emailing Centre Manager, Katie Hardy-Jensen at katie.hardy-jensen@wrasac.org.uk

There are separate application packs below for both of these roles.

Board of Governors General Member Recruitment Pack

Board of Governors Secretary Recruitment Pack

Our recruitment privacy notice can be downloaded at the link below