Could you be the new Trustee or Chairperson we are looking for?

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 us to showcase how being creative makes us feel good. We are also looking for a new Chair to lead our board of trustees.

This is an exciting time as hoot embarks on the next stage of its development. Joining our board now is a fantastic opportunity to help lead and develop the charitable company as we celebrate our 20th anniversary and look ahead to the next 20 years. 

At this pivotal moment for hoot, we wish to strengthen and diversify our board. We recognise the beneficial impact that diverse voices and lived experience has on the work we do, and we actively encourage 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 

If you have some questions about whether becoming a trustee is a good fit for you, please contact us for an informal conversation before committing to applying:  

For more detailed information about hoot, our work and how to apply, please download the hoot trustee recruitment pack HERE

This is an unpaid voluntary role.

This is a rolling recruitment, and we will respond to applications as and when they come in so if you are curious please reach out. 

We aim for hoot to be a supportive and nurturing workplace where you can feel able to explore and grow your professional practice. Read about our commitment to inclusion, diversity and equity in the arts


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