Creative Writing Support

Can you support Mustard Tree’s Creative Writing Class, helping people explore new talents and achieve creative goals within a supportive community?

Help facilitate creative writing workshops, encourage growth and promoting self-expression.

 What you’ll be doing: Role Description

  • Provide support to Freedom Project Volunteers and members of the public as they take part in the class
  • Interact with people in a dignified, empathetic manner
  • Encourage participants to feel part of the community
  • Aid the class lead facilitator in setting up and carrying out activities
  • Work with the Volunteering Coordinator and Creative Programmes Manger to deliver a comprehensive, encouraging experience
  • Help maintain the cleanliness of the art suite during the session, helping keep Mustard Tree COVID secure
  • Potentially support the exhibition of the participants work, once the course has concluded

 General Volunteering Duties

  • Work within health and safety guidelines and Mustard Tree policies and procedures
  • Embody Mustard Tree values and represent the charity as required 

What we’re looking for: Person Specification

Specification Essential / Desirable
Great English language ability both in written and verbal form Essential
Experience of working in a team Essential
Good interpersonal skills, possessing empathy and patience Essential
Flexible and can-do attitude – encouraging others to work to our vision and values Essential
Experience working with vulnerable adults Desirable
Experience with tutoring, supporting, or leading a workshop Desirable

 Commitment

An hour and a half a week, Wednesday afternoons, for 10 weeks.

Hours: 11:45am to 1:15pm with lunch provided afterwards.

Contact Information

If you are interested in this volunteer opportunity, please complete our Friend Of Mustard tree application form and sent it to harry.dwan@mustardtree.org.uk

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