Do you hold a Degree or equivalent qualification or equivalent experience in Art, History, Science & Technology or a related subject?
Do you have demonstrable experience of delivering activities and projects with women who have experience of the criminal justice system in community settings and on cultural/ heritage themes?
Do you have recent experience of working with women with multiple and complex needs?
Do you have experience of co-designing programmes with service users?
Do you have experience of and confident in effectively communicating with individuals and groups of people?
Do you have the ability to plan and deliver a range of collection based outreach sessions?
Do you have ability to work on own initiative and with limited supervision?
Do you have commitment to Equal Opportunities & anti-discriminatory practice?
Do you have effective verbal and written communication skills?
If so, the Freelance Heritage Officer role may be the role for you.
Changing Lives is a national charity that supports over 17,500 people each year. We are a well-respected, growing organisation dedicated to supporting the most vulnerable people across the UK.
We began as a soup run supporting people who were homeless in the North East over 45 years ago, and are proud to still have our main base and central office in the North East. Since 1970, our services have grown and developed to support people experiencing a wide range of personal challenges, including addiction and recovery programmes, employment guidance, help for people in prison or on probation, and support for people experiencing sexual exploitation or domestic abuse.
We’re looking for committed and compassionate professionals who share our enthusiasm for changing lives.
About the job
This will be a 12 month long project, working alongside a Changing Lives Heritage Senior Practitioner to readdress the balance to address the lack of oral histories around female offending behaviour.
We are seeking a dynamic, creative individual for this exciting new initiative, someone who possesses excellent communication skills and who has a proven track record of the facilitating and delivery of group work interventions. This person should also be experienced in identifying other funding/opportunities to enhance and possibly secure longer term delivery.