Trustee at The Garage
(please note this is an unpaid role)
This is an exciting time to join the board, in the last 12 months The Garage has established itself not just as an arts organisation but as a vocational education centre. You will be able to help shape our vision to change people’s lives through art and to support our growth and development to ensure more people are being inspired to take part in the coming years.
The Garage are pleased to be inviting applications for three positions on our Board of Trustees. The Board of Trustees are responsible for the overall governance and strategic direction of the charity, developing the organisations aims, objectives and goals in accordance with the governing document, legal and regulatory guidelines.
About The Garage
The Garage is a hub for performing arts, a creative playground – from first steps to professionals; it’s a safe place for everyone to learn, experience and create, to be inspired to succeed.
Located in Norwich The Garage is an important creative space for the communities of Norfolk and beyond. Working with local and national partners to provide high quality performing arts programming, participation, education and training for all ages. It is a place for everyone but has a particular focus on young people from all backgrounds.
The Garage operates year round, in Theatre, Music and Dance.
The charity has a strong emphasis on engaging those with least access to the arts, particularly young people. The outreach team works with funders, local authorities, schools, statutory agencies and referral partners to deliver year-round access, inclusion and development initiatives based both at The Garage and beyond.
In addition to the work delivered by the trust, the facilities are hired by community, education and arts groups in order for them to deliver their own activities. This not only widens The Garage’s charitable aims but it supports the organisation by generating income that is reinvested in the charitable aims.
Who we are looking for?
We are looking for people who care about making a difference to the lives of individuals within the community, and who are able to make a regular commitment to the Charity.
We are interested in hearing from people of any age, experience or background who will complement our board to help us better reflect and serve the members of the community we are engaging with. We can offer support and mentorship to the right individual.
We have a commitment to building a culturally diverse board and strongly encourage applications from individuals from a BAME back ground, individuals with disabilities, and young people aged between 20-30 years.
The Board meets for 1 meeting each quarter lasting 2 hours, plus individuals may be required to attend potential subcommittee meetings usually held at The Garage.
To apply, please read the job description and send a letter of interest and a CV to Angela.Perry@thegarage.org.uk by Monday 9 October.
If you would like an informal chat to find out more about the role, please contact Maggie Wheeler, Chair of the Board on 07713 249499 / 01603 409419, or email email@example.com
We are looking for motivated individuals 18+ who have a desire to help others and have an interest in the arts. You would join our busy team as a support worker, working with and supporting our children and young people through their chosen art form.
We are always looking for creative and energetic street dance, ballet and drama tutors to join our team of freelance artists working in the community in Norwich and North Norfolk. Experience and skills in working with children and young people is essential, as is your own transport.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.