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New Beginnings Peer Support
Description of the role:

Prior to New Beginnings applying for Charitable Incorporated Organisation Status we are looking to increase the skillset of our Board of Trustees. This is a voluntary position and requires a commitment of time and of sharing your knowledge and skills to meet the aims and objectives of the organisation as a whole.

Skills and qualities needed for the role:

We are particularly interested in interested parties with fundraising experience, third sector knowledge, social & emotional learning experience, family law, social work, trauma-informed care knowledge. This is not an exhaustive list, for a full list of the skillsets we are looking for please email us with a request for the Trustee Information Pack.

Practical information:

We meet a minimum of one meeting per quarter and a maximum of once per month. Particular projects may mean additional meetings with the CEO or completion of actions you agree to in line with your skillset. Meetings are often held in the evenings. You may also be asked to attend specific training opportunities with advance notification.


Additional Information
DBS check needed: Yes
Driving licence needed: No
Car owner: No
Open to: Over 18s
Is this role wheelchair accessible?: Yes
North Yorkshire
Last updated: 08.07.2021
Organisation Information

New Beginnings Peer Support is a peer led charitable organisation supporting female survivors of domestic abuse in the Harrogate District. We provide a safe environment for women and their children to re-establish themselves, reach their goals and achieve a happier, healthier future.
New Beginnings is operating throughout the coronavirus outbreak and services include:-
• 1:1 support via phone/video calls including relevant signposting,
• Peer support WhatsApp group sharing information, encouraging positive support network & providing access to practical & emotional support,
• Private Facebook group & Instagram Account– offering signposting and information,
• Public Facebook page sharing information and raising awareness of the realities of domestic abuse.
Emotional support is provided through peers, mentoring & increasing your support network with practical support including but not limited to housing, business start-ups, finding employment, budgeting, food bank requests, clothing needs, support with family court. All to with the aim of improving your overall health & wellbeing.
This group is for those who feel ready to move on with their life and would like support to do so in a safe and understanding environment. Please note we are not a counselling group. Our aim is to help people start afresh and complement existing services.