Board of Trustees - Treasurer Vacancy

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • On site: Cumbernauld
  • Closing 25th August 2024

  • Advertised from 8th July 2024


Cumbernauld and District Women’s Aid SCIO (CADWA) is looking for a woman to join our Board of Trustees as Treasurer. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in finance and financial planning and will advise and support the Trustees and management team in the financial management of the organisation. Experience of fundraising would also be advantageous as the Board is developing a fundraising strategy and plan..

About Us

CADWA is a voluntary organisation based in Cumbernauld providing a confidential service offering valuable information, support and safe and secure temporary accommodation to women and their children who have experienced domestic abuse in the Cumbernauld area. CADWA also campaigns to raise awareness of domestic abuse and supports other domestic and sexual violence services throughout the area.

As a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO) CADWA has an independent, voluntary Board of Directors drawn from the local community and is accountable to its service users and funders which include the Scottish Government’s Delivering Equally Safe fund and the Robertson Trust. CADWA is a member of Scottish Women’s Aid.

We believe in equality of all people regardless of race, nationality, gender, age, sexual orientation or ability. We BELIEVE all women and children who come to us for support. We believe women and children have a right to live free from all forms of violence and abuse and that society has a duty to recognise and defend this right. Domestic violence is a violation of human rights.

Board currently has 7 members but can have a maximum of 9.

About the Role

You do not need to be an expert on domestic abuse or other forms of violence against women, but you will need to prove that you are interested in our work, be reliable, action focussed and committed to our principles and values.

Board meetings currently take place 6 weekly during the day at our office in Cumbernauld. Where this is not possible Board members can attend by video link. The position is voluntary but we will provide you with training and support and pay your expenses.

CADWA is committed to promoting equality and diversity and positively welcomes applications from women from all sections of the community. Under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010 only women need apply.

Further Information

If you are interested in becoming our Treasurer and would like an informal chat or more information about the role please contact Anne Murray, Chair, or Ann Landels, Consultant,

Visit the SCVO website for more information on the role and responsibilities of Trustees

Application notes

To apply please send a current CV and a short supporting statement, one side A4, outlining why you would like to become a Trustee of CADWA, what you would bring to the Board and how you would carry out the role of Treasurer.

You should email this to by 5 p.m. on Sunday 25th August 2024.

Interviews will be held in Cumbernauld in mid September.