Join our Board of Trustees and make a positive impact


As an organisation dedicated to supporting women and families affected by domestic abuse, we are always looking for passionate individuals to join our team. Our mission is to provide a safe and supporting environment, and we need your help to fulfil this and make a positive impact on the lives of survivors.

Requirements and expectations

We are looking for individuals to join our Board of Trustees who have a strong commitment to helping others, and who share our values. We would be particularly interested to hear from you if you have the skills or experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Charity finance including financial planning and budgeting, and year-end accounts
  • Fundraising from trusts and foundations
  • Business development
  • PR, social media, and marketing
  • Governance
  • Survivor of domestic abuse

The expected time commitment is a 6-weekly board meeting, which usually takes place in Mansfield or on a virtual basis. As well as preparing for board meetings, trustees are asked to serve on a committee or ad-hoc working groups, and may be called upon for specific advice in their area of expertise.


Becoming a trustee is an incredibly rewarding experience that offers many benefits. You will have the opportunity to make a real difference in people’s lives and help us to achieve our mission. You will also have the chance to network with other like-minded individuals and gain valuable experience. Most importantly, you will have the satisfaction of knowing that you are making a positive impact on individuals affected by domestic abuse.

As a trustee, you will:

  • Have an induction and complete training
  • Receive reimbursable expenses
  • Contribute to positively changing the lives of those affected by domestic abuse
  • Have opportunities to develop new skills and to network with professionals

Become a trustee:

If you are passionate about supporting survivors of domestic abuse and have the skills and expertise we are looking for, we encourage you to apply to be on our Board of Trustees.

For more information about the role of a trustee, click here.

Whether you are an experienced trustee or wanting to take your first step at Board level, we want to hear from you. Read more about the role in the full specification, and please get in touch to apply or request further details about becoming a NIDAS trustee by emailing [email protected].