SPAN is a vibrant community arts charity based in Narberth, with a 30 year history of bringing the arts to rural Pembrokeshire.
SPAN is driven by the core belief that the arts have the power to improve people’s lives and acts as an agent for Arts as Social Change in West Wales.
We are ambitious for the arts in Pembrokeshire to inspire & connect rural people, places and communities creatively.
SPAN is committed to ensuring that all of our activities are inclusive, relevant and accessible to everyone.
A high quality and diverse programme of music, theatre, voice, dance and carnival events held at variety of venues and settings across Pembrokeshire.
A couple of highlights include:
A vibrant and diverse programme of high quality arts and wellbeing projects that break new ground in the field of arts, health and social change
Recent highlights include:
We provide opportunities for a wide range of people to gain skills, experience and take part in the community. This can be a vital lifeline for many isolated and/or vulnerable individuals living in rural areas.
“Accessibility and inclusion are buzz-words which are very rarely implemented. I was welcomed, there was no criticism and it was a great example of how teaching could be.” Lin Hill, Volunteer at Asylum Seekers Project.
We are seeking to recruit a highly motivated and exceptional individual to become our Volunteer Development Officer to coordinate, nurture, support, train and consult with SPAN Volunteers, in order to help shape a viable post-covid community arts offer for Pembrokeshire.
The post will be responsible for overseeing the overall wellbeing, satisfaction and safety of SPAN Volunteers and will be delivered in line with Span Arts Equality and Diversity policy.
This is an incredibly important role for Span Arts, and we are looking for someone who is friendly, confident and approachable and has the ability to embrace the SPAN values of kindness, respect and acting inclusively.
Job Title: Volunteer Development Officer
Responsible to: Span Arts Director
Location: Narberth, online and event locations
Salary: £22k p.a FTE (£13,200 p.a pro rata)
Hours: 21 hours per week
Fixed term contract until 31/3/2022. The SPAN Board feel this post is a core part of the SPAN Team and are actively seeking funding to make it a long-term sustainable post.
Some evening & weekend work will be required
Holiday 5.6 weeks pro rata including Bank Holidays
Span Arts is committed to achieving equality of opportunity in both services to the community and the employment of people and expects all employees to understand and promote its policies in their work.
Closing date: 9am on Thursday 8th July 2021
Interviews: Thursday 15th July 2021
Become a Friend of SPAN and support the charity to keep the arts alive in Pembrokeshire.
For just £20 per year, SPAN Friends will receive ticket discounts, complimentary brochures posted to your door and special offers. But most of all you can feel good in the knowledge that you are contributing to safeguarding the organisation and helping bring culture to Pembrokeshire.
In addition, you will receive the following benefits:
Annual SPAN Friends Prices:
Adult: £20 per year (equates to £1.66 a month)
Concession:£17.50 per year for people in receipt of state pension, state benefits and students.
Become a Voting Member of SPAN and have a say in its future.
SPAN is a Company Limited by Guarantee without a Share Capital. It therefore has Members who act as guarantors of the Charity.
In accordance with SPAN’s Articles of Association anyone can become a Member of SPAN providing:
As a member of the charity this enables you to vote on topics raised at the annual AGM.
WHAT WILL I RECEIVE IN RETURN?
As a Member of SPAN you are entitled to:
To apply please pay your one off payment of £1.
If your application is unsuccessful the £1 will be treated as a donation to SPAN.
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