Current Vacancies

Programme Coordinator (Part-time)

Collective Encounters is seeking a Programme Coordinator. This is an important role responsible for working with the Executive Director and Artistic Steering Group to coordinate the logistical requirements of Collective Encounters’ programmes and events. This role will be mostly remote working, with attending workshops, performances, and training when required across the Liverpool City Region.

Key Information:

Hours: 16 hours (0.4 FTE)

Location: Home working; attendance at meetings/ workshops in Liverpool City Region

Contract: Part Time

Salary range: £29,000 – £31,000 pro-rata (dependent on experience)

Holiday: 25 days pro-rata plus bank holidays

Deadline: Please apply by 5pm, 11th December 2023. Interviews will be held 18th and 19th December 2023.

To apply  please click here to download a job application pack (large print application pack available here).

If you require these materials in an alternative format, please email

Lead Artist and Project Manager, Families in Action (freelance)

Collective Encounters is seeking a participatory theatre maker or artist (any discipline) to lead an exciting short-term project working with a range of parent and family groups to share experiences and influence services in Liverpool. You will have excellent participatory arts credentials and an innovative and ethical approach to working with communities to co-produce knowledge. 

Key Information:

Contract type: Freelance

Hours: 18 days over 4-5 months

Fee: £3,420, plus expenses for travel within Liverpool City Region 

Location: Home working, with workshop and event delivery around Liverpool City Centre and Toxteth

Expected start date: December 2023

Deadline: Please apply by 10am, 11th December 2023. Interviews will be held in the week beginning 11th December.

For more information and to apply, please click here to download an application pack. (Large print application pack available here)

If you require these materials in an alternative format, please email

Volunteer, community workshops

Do you want to volunteer in community settings? We have opportunities for volunteers to support the set up and running of creative workshops. Your duties will be agreed with you to suit your interests, but might include helping to set up workshop spaces, giving out refreshments, and assisting workshop participants. We offer training and support, and will reimburse your travel expenses within Liverpool City Region.

For certain volunteer roles (e.g. supporting workshops with children) you will need to possess a recent Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, or be willing to undergo one.

To apply for a volunteer role, click here to fill in an application form or call 0151 3456266

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