hoot creative arts is looking for people with an interest in creativity and health, diverse voices and wide-ranging skills & experience to become trustees and help showcase how being creative makes us feel good. They are also looking for a new Chair to lead the board of trustees.

This is an exciting time as hoot embarks on the next stage of its development. Joining its board now is a fantastic opportunity to help lead and develop the charitable company as it celebrates its 20th anniversary and look ahead to the next 20 years. hoot recognises the beneficial impact that diverse voices and lived experience has on its work, and actively encourages applications from individuals from all backgrounds and communities, especially from Black and minority ethnic communities and other groups who are under-represented in our sector.

As a trustee, you’ll need:

  • Enthusiasm & interest in the creative arts and/or mental health.
  • To be a strong advocate for the charitable company.
  • Ideally, a specialism that will enable you to support hoot in a targeted area.
  • To attend quarterly meetings and other sub committees or time limited task & finish groups.

As the Chair, you’ll need:

  • Interest in or experience of working at a board level or equivalent), ideally as Chair, in either the public or private sector.
  • Be willing and available to spend time between meetings supporting and leading governance activities.
  • Leadership/management experience at a senior level and be willing and available to support the CEO and Senior Management Team.
  • To think, act and lead strategically.
  • Be committed to the Vision, Mission and Values of the charity.

This is an unpaid voluntary role. If you have some questions about whether becoming a trustee is a good fit for you, please contact hoot creative arts for an informal conversation before committing to applying: [email protected]. For more detailed information about hoot and how to apply, please download the hoot trustee recruitment pack here.

This is a rolling recruitment. hoot creative arts aims to be a supportive and nurturing workplace where you can feel able to explore and grow your professional practice.