DAS currently employs 5 part-time staff, and has 18 trained volunteers who provide advice and administration support as well as helping with fundraising and PR.


DAS’ Manager works 30 hours a week and has overall responsibility for our advice services, as well as the funding and administration of the organisation. He also assists in the duty rota and appeals work, and leads on fundraising for new projects.

2 Senior Welfare Rights Advisors

Our Senior Welfare Rights Advisors are responsible for ensuring the quality of our welfare rights advice. They overseas a team of volunteer appeals officers and acts as a source of expertise for the organisation.

Administration and Fundraising Officer

Our Administration and Fundraising Officer works 16 hours per week and overseas our volunteer administrators. He also raises money for DAS from a range of charitable trusts, local authorities and parish councils.

Volunteer Co-ordinator

Our Volunteer Co-ordinator works 30 hours a week.