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Good Vibrations seek freelance music facilitators

Good Vibrations seek freelance music facilitators



Good Vibrations is looking for freelance facilitators to join its team, using communal music-making to support people with complex needs in challenging settings. Most well known for its use of Javanese gamelan music in prisons, the charity has partnered with 99 prisons, youth offender institutions, immigration removal centres, mental-health hospitals, and community partners since 2003 to […]

Safe Ground is hiring

Safe Ground is hiring



Safe Ground is a national charity with over 20 years’ experience of designing and delivering high quality programmes and interventions in custodial and community settings, using the arts to improve people’s lives. The national charity is looking for a Programmes Coordinator [£13,800 per annum, Part-time, London with travel] to work alongside the Programmes Manager and support […]

Shared reading for people leaving prison



National reading charity, The Reader, is working with Suffolk Libraries to launch a new kind of Shared Reading community in Suffolk. Through reading aloud together, the charity hopes to transform rehabilitation for local people leaving prison, improve their wellbeing and build a community. Funded by Suffolk Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), the year-long ‘through the […]

The Koestler Trust is hiring

The Koestler Trust is hiring



The Koestler Trust encourages people in the criminal justice system to take part in music, writing, design, performance and the visual arts; and showcases this unique work to the public through exhibitions, displays, events and publications. The charity is seeking a Digital and Communications Officer [Full-time, £24,500, London, closing date 2 May] and two Arts […]

Requirements for prison education and library services

Requirements for prison education and library services



The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has published a Policy Framework that details the minimum mandatory requirements that governors and prison staff must adhere to in the provision of education and library services in adult prisons in England. We are pleased to see that the framework recognises a prison library must: promote reading as a source […]

Synergy Theatre Project is recruiting: Learning and Engagement Manager

Synergy Theatre Project is recruiting: Learning and Engagement Manager



Synergy Theatre Project is looking for a dynamic and highly motivated Learning and Engagement Manager [£33,000, full-time, London] to manage its Young People’s Programme, which involves touring productions into schools and theatres and delivering bespoke projects with young people at risk of offending. Candidates will have excellent project management and fundraising skills, ideally with five […]

Core funding for small charities

Core funding for small charities



The Masonic Charitable Foundation has expanded its small grants policy to include running costs and other core funding expenses of small charities. The new offer awards unrestricted grants of up to £5,000 a year (over one to three years) to charities with an annual income of £500,000 or less. The foundation’s current target areas are: Creating the […]