Agent for Change – Environmental Responsibility

Sound Minds is a charity, led by mental health service users, channelling the power of creativity and peer support to improve the lives of people living with long term mental ill health. Our studios house a vibrant and inclusive creative community with music rehearsal, tuition, recording, filmmaking, a visual art studio, and a choir.

Sound Minds has a duty to be environmentally responsible whilst delivering activity for our members. We have a long term ambition to become carbon neutral.

This is a new role for someone who is passionate about the environment and wants to help drive Sound Minds forwards and make a real difference to the way that we operate.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about the environment and is well organised, with good time management skills and attention to detail.

Due to the nature of the role it needs to be largely carried out in person with limited remote working.

We particularly encourage people with lived experience of mental ill health to apply.

Main purposes of the job:

•          Attend the Management Committee sub-group on environmental responsibility.

•          Attend existing forums and networking meetings across the borough and South West London.

•          Consult with Sound Minds members to get ideas as to how we can improve the way we operate.

•          Encourage members to use music and art as means to consider environmental responsibility.

•          Play a part in formulating our Environmental Action Plan.

Pay: £20 / hour

Hours: 8 hours / month

This fixed term contract is for 1 year, renewable depending on funding.

You will be required to have a DBS (criminal records check) and satisfactory written references before starting.

Applications: The full job description is available from Sound Minds, email staff@soundminds.co.uk

To apply please email us your CV and a short statement, no more than 1 side of A4, explaining why you are interested in the role and what skills and experience you would bring to it.

CLOSING DATE: 6pm 14th July 2024

INTERVIEWS: 18th July 2024