Sounding Board Opportunity

Do you have a strong knowledge of Wigan Borough, and what it is like to live here? Are you passionate about your local community? Are you interested in helping to develop opportunities for everyone? Do you love to talk to other people about this stuff? Do you feel happy when advocating for your opinions and the needs of others? Do you like to learn, share and listen?

The Old Courts are excited to build a Sounding Board that is made up of a really rich mix of people with a variety of interests. Maybe you are passionate about opportunities for children and young people, arts and creative education, the environment, diversity and inclusion, tackling loneliness and isolation, social justice, mental health and wellbeing.

But whatever your interests, Sounding Board members will always be comfortable listening to other opinions, sharing their own, and be constantly open to learning and growing as a collective.

If this sounds like you, you could be a perfect fit for the Sounding Board.


Who can apply?

Anyone over the age of 16 and living in Wigan Borough can apply for this opportunity.

Whilst a passion for arts, culture and creativity is necessary for this role, you do not need to have previous experience working in arts and culture or education to apply.

All applicants with suitable skills and/or lived experience for this role will be considered for employment / engagement without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age.

Each Sounding Board member will be reimbursed £20 for each 2 hour meeting.


What to find out more? Click the button below to see the full Job Specification.

You can find all information on how to apply in the Job Specification. Please remember to fill out the Equal Opportunities monitoring form along with your application.

Deadline: Wednesday 9th March at 5pm.


For any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Beth –

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