Art Therapy Volunteer - Amy's Place, female only recovery housing.
This organisation is scheduling interviews as the applications come in. Don’t miss your opportunity, apply now!
We are looking for an enthusiastic, reliable and compassionate volunteer with good interpersonal skills and a desire to help others. The successful candidate will be a member of the British Association of Art Therapists (BAAT), HCPC and/or UKCP registered, and will have access to personal clinical supervision.
Facilitating 1-to-1 Art Therapy sessions for young women in order to encourage creative expression and to help them with any underlying psychological issues related to their addiction.
- Using artwork to enable group conversation to understand each other’s experiences and feelings.
- Offering a safe place to communicate ideas and feelings through art.
- Being able to offer one of the most common art therapy approaches (Gestalt Method, Active Imagination, Third Hand).
Skills and requirements:
- This opportunity is ideal for a trainee therapist or a recent graduate in Art Therapy, Psychotherapy, Psychosocial Studies, and other related fields.
- The successful candidate will be a member of the British Association of Art Therapists (BAAT), HCPC and/or UKCP registered, and will have access to personal clinical supervision
Commitment can be flexible to suit your availability, from about 2-3 hours per week. Ideally this volunteer will commit to a minimum of 3 months.
- Volunteers receive a thorough induction and have access to any relevant in-house and external training.
- Volunteers have a named supervisor providing day-to-day support and encouragement.
- Reasonable travel and lunch expenses will be reimbursed.
- This role will require us to carry out an enhanced check through the disclosure and barring service.
- The role is based at the scheme in East London. The exact address cannot be given until the volunteer starts due to safety and privacy reasons.
Amy’s Place is a partnership between the Amy Winehouse Foundation and Clarion Housing, providing supported living accommodation for young women in recovery and receiving support with drug, alcohol issues and eating disorders.