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On this page you will find the latest vacancies and volunteering opportunities at Clinks. Clinks is an equal opportunities employer and individuals with direct experience of the criminal justice system and/or with protected characteristics are actively encouraged to apply.

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National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance –Development Officer

  • 2.5 days per week (home based with an option of office space in Birmingham)
  • £31,093  pro rata
  • Permanent contract

The National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance (NCJAA) aims to ensure the arts are used within the criminal justice system as a springboard for positive change.  The NCJAA is managed by Clinks, an umbrella organisation that supports voluntary and community sector groups working with people in the criminal justice system.

It is seeking a dynamic individual with excellent relationship building skills to develop new and diverse networks outside of London (initially in the West Midlands and North West). The role involves inspiring and developing best practice and capacity across arts and criminal justice. As a new Arts Council England funded Sector Support Organisation this is a great time for the right candidate to join the organisation and be part of this innovative area of work.

Job description

Application form

For more information regarding its work please visit the National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance website at

  • The deadline for applications is 25th May at 12 noon.
  • Interviews will take place 5th June in Birmingham

This post is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, there is no requirement to disclose any convictions.

Also note that CVs will not be accepted – please complete an application form and return to With regret we are unable to notify non-shortlisted applicants. If you do not hear from us by the interview date, please assume that you were unsuccessful on this occasion.


We have very few opportunities for volunteering within Clinks owing to our size and capacity.  However, voluntary work is very valuable to the sector and many voluntary sector organisations working in the Criminal Justice System do recruit volunteers.

The latest volunteering opportunities can be found on our website here. Also, to help with your search for voluntary work, you may wish to consult our Directory of Offender Services, which contains information about over 800 organisations working with and for offenders.

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