Get Involved

We are looking for the following Volunteers to join our Organisation 

Board Members

We are seeking Board Members.  The Trustee’s of the organisation hold regular meetings during the period between Annual General Meetings, and generally control and supervise the activities of the Company; in particular, the Trustee’s are responsible for monitoring the financial position of the Company. We are particularly, but not exclusively, looking for people with experience in Finance, Law, Administration and Human Resources.  Our meetings are held approximately once every six weeks during business hours.  Out of pocket expenses will be reimbursed.

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Trustee – Person Specification

Trustee Role Description

Volunteer Independent Advocates

We are seeking Volunteer Independent Advocates to work with clients who have issues relating to Mental Health, Learning Disability, Social Services, GP, Hospital and much more.  Full and ongoing training is provided and out of pocket expenses will be reimbursed.

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Volunteer Adv Job Description 2017

Volunteer Fundraiser

We are seeking volunteer fundraisers to support us with fundraising events across the region.  We are also seeking people to research and find funding opportunities that fit our organisation’s goals and aims and to fill out necessary applications for those funding opportunities who preferably have previous experience of fundraising.

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Volunteer Fundraiser 2017

For more info on our service click the links below –

DGAS Advocacy Briefing – 2017 v3


Membership Available

We are seeking new Individual Members for the Organisation.  Members have the right to attend the (AGM) Annual General Meeting, and any (EGM) Extraordinary General Meeting and have important powers under the Articles of Association and the Companies Acts; in particular, the Members elect people to serve as Directors of the Board and take decisions in relation to changes to the Articles themselves.  With Membership you are able to be nominated for a place on the Board of Directors.  Individuals, who represent other organisations (Associate Members) with a direct interest in the affairs of the Company, shall not be eligible to vote at General Meetings of the Company.

If you would like further information about any of the above or wish to apply please contact Pamela Deans, Chief Executive on 01387 247237 or email:

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