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Join us at our event to mark International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Support After Rape and Sexual Violence Leeds, Safer Leeds Domestic Violence team and Solace, a Leeds based charity that provides therapeutic support and advocacy to survivors of persecution and exile, are gathering together on Wednesday 30th November 2016 at the Leeds Civic Hall to mark International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. Join

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We’re recruiting a Business Development Co-ordinator!

Role: Business Development Co-ordinator Hours: 21 per week (0.6 full time equivalent), including some evenings and occasional weekend days as required Salary: £28,203 pro rata (£16,922 actual) plus 5% pension contribution Nature of contract: Fixed term to 31st March 2018 Location: Leeds city centre Are you an organised, flexible business coordinator looking for a new role

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We’re so excited to have launched a new Counselling Service – a blog by our Counselling Coordinator

We are very pleased to announce the launch of our new Counselling Service, which is now open to receiving enquiries and referrals from women aged 18+ who have experienced sexual violence of any kind at any time in their lives. Our new service offers specialist therapeutic support in a women-only space and stands alongside our

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We’re recruiting Advocacy Volunteers!

We’re excited to announce that we’re now looking for new volunteers to help deliver our advocacy service! Our free-to-access, confidential and face-to-face advocacy service provides women aged 18+ who have been affected by rape and/or sexual violence with information and guidance on a range of practical issues such as physical and mental health, legal processes,

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We are Sainsbury’s Local in Leeds train station’s Charity of the Year!

We are delighted to announce that we won the public vote to become Sainsbury’s Local in Leeds train station’s official Charity of the Year. The partnership will see staff in the branch holding fundraising events in aid of the charity, hosting bucket collections, and raising awareness of the charity’s services amongst other staff and shoppers.

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Volunteer Counsellors Needed!

SARSVL is looking for a small cohort of Volunteer Counsellors to join its new Counselling Service! To see 3 clients weekly at our Leeds city centre premises for a minimum of 18 months. Internal line management and continuing professional development (CPD) hours provided. Supervision is external and paid for by SARSVL, with an approved Supervisor.

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Vote for us!

We need your votes to become charity of the year at Sainsbury’s Leeds Train Station for the second year running! Every vote counts so please take a moment to show your support and encourage your friends and colleagues to vote too. The chosen charity will be announced on 11th July 2016 and if Support After Rape and Sexual Violence Leeds

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Helpline Volunteer Recruitment – Autumn 2016

We’re recruiting our next round of Helpline Volunteers! 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, check the dates and times of the Selection Evening and training course at the end of this post,

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SARSVL says a huge thank you to its volunteers and supporters this Volunteers Week

As a charity that is almost entirely run by volunteers, we want to say a huge thank you this Volunteers Week (1st to 12th June) to the incredible people who have gone the extra mile over the years to support the charity and women and girls affected by rape and sexual violence in Leeds. Since

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SARSVL Clothes Swap – 14th May

As part of our £2016 for 2016 campaign, Support After Rape and Sexual Violence Leeds is hosting a Clothes Swap at The Brunswick on North Street from 1-5pm on Saturday 14th May. There will be music from some of Leeds’ best female DJs and at £3 entry it is a fun, cheap, sustainable way to

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