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We share opportunities aimed at people who have spent time in prison, including work, training and volunteer placements.

If you are an organisation that would like to share an opportunity please contact us.

Organisation: Prisoners' Education Trust

Join PET as Grants Administrator

Our Access to Learning (A2L) programme is at the heart of PET’s work, providing distance learning courses, advice and guidance to men and women in prison. Reporting to the Grants Programme Manager, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to assist with the direct charitable delivery by helping administer grants to students.

Find out how to apply here

 

Organisation: Prisoners' Education Trust

Duration: Six-month temporary

Location: London

Closing Date: September 12, 2019

Organisation: Koestler Arts

Mentoring for people interested in the arts

The Koestler Trust is looking for people with lived experience of the criminal justice system who are interested in pursuing their interest in the arts (visual arts or writing). We currently have mentors available in the London area who are able to provide one-to-one bespoke Arts Mentoring.

Read the full opportunity here

Organisation: Koestler Arts

Organisation: Behind Bras

Free fashion, retail and creative course for women

The education and training social venture Behind Bras is looking for women to join a free Level 1 course in either stitching or pattern cutting. You must be unemployed, on benefits and ideally local to the The Fashion Technology Academy in North London. Following completion, you will have the opportunity to secure employment on the Level 2 apprenticeship programme – a 12-month course.

For more information, email barbara.burton@behindbras.org.uk.

Organisation: Behind Bras

Organisation: The Healed Project

Business start-up course for women

The Healed Project is a six-week business start-up course for women affected by the criminal justice system. The course is designed to empower women, release them from guilt and shame, and remove stigma. It aims to helps women turn their lives around with a view of them moving forward to become successful in business.

For more information, email team@angellawilliams.co.uk.

Organisation: The Healed Project

Organisation: Fine Cell Work

Mentoring, training and work experience in the textiles industry

Fine Cell Work has a post-release Open the Gate Programme for people with convictions who want to learn more about the textiles industry. It offers a comprehensive package of support including: volunteering and work experience in a professional textiles workshop; training to complete an OCN accredited course; a mentor; access to funding; and an apprentice support officer.

Email Dawn for more information.

Organisation: Fine Cell Work

Organisation: User Voice

Job vacancies at prison rehabilitation charity User Voice

User Voice, a charity whose work is led and delivered by former prisoners, is recruiting for several roles. They particularly welcome applications from former prisoners.

Find out more about the roles here

Organisation: User Voice

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