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ENDED: Job Opportunity: Community Gatherer for MENTAL

Community Gatherer

About the Role

Strike A Light are seeking a Community Gatherer to work with them, Gloucester History Festival, Gloucestershire Archives and Gust on their exciting year-long project about the history of mental health in Gloucestershire.

We are seeking a locally based, sensitive and experienced person to work with us, volunteer group leaders and the community to;

  • collect and curate contemporary mental health narratives in small group settings across Gloucester City in Spring 2019
  • gather community members with lived experience of mental health to be a part of the immersive theatre performance MENTAL – a history of taking place in early September 2019

 

Project fee: £3000, Freelance role from March – September 2019.

 

About the Project

MENTAL

A CREATIVE YEAR LONG PROJECT EXPLORING THE HISTORY OF MENTAL HEALTH IN GLOUCESTER

GUST, Gloucestershire Archives and Strike A Light are delivering a year-long project in Gloucester exploring the history of mental health in the City. MENTAL will launch at the History Festival on Saturday 7th September 2019, at Blackfriars Priory in Gloucester.

 

Click here for the full job description & person specification

 

Applications

Please send your CV and a 1-2 A4 page cover letter or 3min video or audio file (which can be taken with smart phone/webcam) explaining why you are interested in the role and what you feel you could bring to it, by 9am on Friday 1st March to Project Producer, Kate McStraw, at kate@strikealightfestival.org.uk

If you require this document in an alternative format, or wish to submit an application by another means suited to you access requirements, please contact us to discuss.

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 5th March 2019, at Gloucestershire Archives.

The role will be offered subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check.