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Staying Put
BD1 2XB, Bradford
Unpaid voluntary role
Closing date
15 Nov 2021

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Contract Type
Part Time
Consultancy / Strategy
Job Level
Management & Executive
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Job Details

Staying Put is a domestic abuse and sexual violence charity working across the Bradford area. We support women, men and children who are survivors of domestic abuse and sexual violence.

What will you be doing?

In addition to fulfilling the duties of a trustee, the Treasurer will maintain an overview of the organisation’s financial affairs in line with good practice and in accordance with the governing document and legal requirements. The Treasurer will ensure that effective and appropriate financial measures, controls and procedures are put in place and report to the Board at regular intervals about the financial health of the organisation.

What are we looking for?

  • Demonstrate relevant experience in financial management, preferably with a recognised accounting qualification.
  • Ability communicate financial matters to non-financial colleagues so that all Trustees are able to fully understand the organisation’s finances, review options and make informed choices.
  • Ability to analyse proposals and examine their financial consequences.
  • A commitment to the organisation and a willingness to devote the necessary time and effort to the role.
  • A capacity to understand and empathise with the issues of concern for Staying Put.
  • A commitment to Nolan’s seven principles of public life: selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty and leadership.


What's in it for the volunteer?

New board members will be joining a board with energy and expertise in many areas who work with and support the charity’s leadership team to achieve the growth and sustainability required to meet the needs of our beneficiaries.

We offer a full induction, and the opportunity to work with talented board members and staff team to build a portfolio of high-quality, relevant services that improve the lives of people affected by domestic and sexual abuse.

A few more details

The Reach TrusteeWorks Team are delighted to be supporting Staying Put with their trustee recruitment. Please do contact us at if you have any questions about the role or about trusteeship in general.

Time commitment

Board members are expected to attend quarterly meetings, lasting around two hours.

All board meetings are normally held in Bradford and currently meetings are held during the day. However, since Covid we have been meeting virtually.

Before you apply

The Reach Volunteering TrusteeWorks team are supporting Staying Put with their recruitment. Please send applications to Please email your CV or Linkedin Profile, along with a covering letter stating why you wish to work for the organisation, how your skills would add value to the board and any other relevant information. For an informal chat with the CEO, Yasmin Khan or Co-Chair Nazya Fiazplease contact the TrusteeWorks team who will be able to arrange this.

Deadline: 26 Nov 2021

Interviews: w/c 6th December.


Reach is the leading skills-based volunteering charity in the UK. We are the single biggest source of trustees for the voluntary sector in the UK. Connecting people, skills and good causes is our mission and our passion. 

What we do

We help charities and other non-profits find the skills they need to thrive. Every year hundreds of charities recruit volunteers through our service. These volunteers share their skills as trustees, advisors or mentors, carrying out short term projects or ongoing operational roles.  

Our goal is to create a step change in the quality, range and scale of skills-based volunteering and trusteeship in the UK. We are proud of our growing impact.

Why we do it

Charities can boost their capacity, increase their effectiveness and innovate / find new ways of doing things when volunteers donate their professional skills. Trustees play a crucial role in leading charities and overseeing their work. When the trustee board of a charity has a good mix of skills and professional experience, it can govern more effectively.

By supporting charities to recruit volunteers and trustees with valuable skills, we help charities increase their capacity and strengthen their governance.

How we do it

Our online community inspires people to use their skills for social good. We help organisations to make the most of those skills, to think through their needs and to attract the right person. We believe that communication is important in recruiting trustees and volunteers, so our service encourages dialogue between organisations and individuals. Our service is free to volunteers and to most charities. Find out more about when we charge.  

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  • join the community as a volunteer or as a charity and create a profile
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  • businesses, supporting their staff into rewarding volunteer or board positions
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Read more about our partnerships.

Find Us
020 3943 9901
Reach Volunteering
17 Oval Way
SE11 5RR
United Kingdom
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