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Devon Rape Crisis Service (DRCS), based in Exeter, is seeking new members to join its Board of Trustees.

Devon Rape Crisis Service is a specialist support service for women and girls living in Devon who have experienced any form of sexual violence, recently or in the past.

What you need to know

Q: What experience is required?

A: We are looking for women who have a commitment to feminism and have skills and experience in:

- Funding applications/income generation
- Experience of providing a similar service to DRCS
- Communications and PR
- Business Skills and entrepreneurship:

Q: How long will I be a Trustee?

A: Trustees initially serve a three year term

Q: How much will I be paid?

A: This is a voluntary position. Trustees are reimbursed expenses and these can include costs of transport to and from meetings and training.

Q: What time does it take?

A: The Board of Trustees meets monthly but Trustees also participate in away days and training events.

Q: When does it start?

A: New Trustees will take up their position in early 2012 with induction and support given on appointment to the role.

Q: How do I apply?

A: If you are interested in becoming a Trustee for DRCS, please contact the Chair of the Board, Linda Regan MBE by email on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or ring 07740735081 and she can send you the application pack.

Completed applications need to be sent via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and must be received by Friday 24th February 2012.

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