Working for DVIP


DVIP are currently recruiting for the following voluntary roles:

Child Therapy Placement

We are looking for Penultimate or final year trainees/graduate therapists looking for an opportunity to broaden their experiences or those would like to specialise in the field of domestic/sexual abuse. The work would include individual child therapy - up to 5 clients a day.    

The interviews are on the 9th May 2017 and 20th June 201 with the placement starting in September 2017. Further details are in the download section opposite (please email claire.schaller@dvip.org if you have any problems downloading this).

A CV & covering letter should be sent to: Hasret.tekin@dvip.org or therapy@dvip.orgCall us on  020 8748 8298.   


We are looking to recruit new members to our Board of Trustees. We need people who can help DVIP achieve its mission, and ensure it is effectively governed and managed. We are looking for people who share a commitment to DVIP’s ethos and who bring skills and experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Specialist work with violence against women and girls
  • Fundraising
  • Equalities and diversity
  • Media and communications
  • Finance management and accounting

These are voluntary roles. All trustees are paid expenses and given a full induction into the organisation. Trustees are expected to devote the necessary time to include attending evening meetings in central London approximately 6 times a year.

The application pack in the download section opposite will give further information (if you are unable to download the pack please contact claire.lee@dvip.org). If you would like to have an informal discussion about the role, please telephone Ellen Storrar (chair) on 07952 102873, or Marianna Tortell (CEO) on 07501 722612.

To apply for the role please send a CV and accompanying letter demonstrating how you meet the person specification for the role to Marianna Tortell at marianna.tortell@dvip.org

Al-Aman Volunteer

We are looking for volunteers to support either, the administration and evaluation, or outreach tasks of our Al-Aman team which works with Arabic speaking communities across London.  You do not need to speak Arabic as this is a support role, although doing so would be a bonus and may enable a progression to a wider range of volunteering opportunities within the team. 

Availability: At least 7 hours per week is preferred

Location of administration and evaluation support is at DVIP’s Hammersmith office and outreach activities may take place across various London boroughs

Please download and complete the application form in the download section opposite and return this form to: volunteering@dvip.org. If you are unable to download the form please contact claire.lee@dvip.org


Events & Fundraising  Volunteer

In 2017, DVIP celebrates it 25th birthday. We are seeking volunteers with the following experience to support us in marking this special event with a series of awareness raising and fundraising events:

  • Event planning;
  • Fundraising (experience of obtaining sponsorship and corporate support would be especially useful);
  • Communications.

In addition, we are looking for someone who has the following skills:

  • An ability to present a case clearly, convincingly and compassionately to different audiences.
  • Very good I.T. skills.
  • The ability to multi-task, prioritise and meet deadlines.
  • A basic awareness of issues of domestic abuse and an interest in this sector.
  • The ability to work well in a small team.
  • An understanding of and a commitment to work in accordance with the Confidentiality and Equal Opportunities Policies of the organisation.

Location: DVIP’s Hammersmith office

Please download and complete the application form in the download section opposite and return this form to: volunteering@dvip.org. If you are unable to download the form please contact claire.lee@dvip.org 

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