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A day in the life of an ISVA at SARSVL

1.What is an ISVA? Independent Sexual Violence Advocates/Advisors (ISVAs) are trained to provide emotional and practical support to survivors of rape, sexual abuse and sexual assault who have reported to the police or are considering reporting to the police. 2. What inspired you to become an ISVA? AB: – I have been engaged with the

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Volunteer Opportunity

An opportunity has arisen within our Counselling Service which would allow a qualified and experienced Counsellor/Psychotherapist to contribute to the steering and development of a specialist Counselling Service for adult female survivors of rape and sexual violence.   The Sub Group meets on a monthly basis with the Counselling Service Co-Ordinator to discuss matters relating

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Counselling Service: One Year On

It’s been one year since the launch of SARSVL’s Counselling Service! Female survivors in Leeds are able to request specialist counselling to support their mental health following rape and sexual violence. SARSVL is pleased to offer this in addition to our Helpline Service and Advocacy Service. At present, we are the only organisation in Leeds

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Helpline Volunteer Recruitment – Autumn 2017 now open!

Our helpline is a much needed service offering support to women and girls who have been affected by rape or sexual violence at any time in their lives. Firstly, please check the dates and times of the Selection Day and training course at the end of this post, (see below) which takes place in our Leeds city

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We Are Recruiting!

SARSVL are looking for a woman to join our team in the newly created post of Service Support Co-ordinator. The primary purpose of the role is to manage all referrals into our frontline services and lead on the monitoring, evaluation and reporting of SARSVL services and activities. 21 hours per week, £28,203 pro rata (£16,922

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Freelance Bid Writing Opportunity!

SARSVL is looking to enter into a contract with a freelance Bid-writing professional. Two of our current funding contracts are coming to an end in March 2018 and in order to secure the future of the organisation we are looking for experienced bid writers to apply to an already identified list of funders. Due to

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Help Rape Crisis England and Wales develop new online services!

The Rape Crisis England & Wales survey is for women and girls who want to share their thoughts and ideas about new online support for survivors of rape and sexual abuse. You can find out more about the project here – https://rapecrisis.org.uk/weavingtheweb.php Or go straight to the survey here: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/coproductionsurvey The survey is open until midnight

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We are Recruiting!

Specialist Counsellor 35 hours per week, £28,203 Job share applications welcome For an application pack, e-mail rebecca@sarsvl.org.uk Women-only (EA 2010 9 (1)) Deadline: 12 noon Friday 2nd June 2017 Interviews: Wednesday 21st June 2017

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Fundraise for SARSVL at the Leeds Half Marathon!

Are you looking for a challenge in 2017? We are delighted to announce we have two places in the Leeds Half Marathon on Sunday 14th May – it’s a brilliant opportunity to fundraise for SARSVL whilst getting fit and reaching a running goal! If you are interested in snapping up a place in this popular

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Opportunity to Contract with us – Freelance Finance Support Required!

SARSVL is looking to enter into a contract with a freelance finance professional able to offer comprehensive support to our organisation. The tasks will include: 1.       Inputting all income and expenditure in to Quickbooks 2.       Monthly bank reconciliations 3.       Completing and reconciling petty cash records as well as managing cash flow between petty cash tins

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