Fledgling Arts Collective Central

We provide an exciting ground-breaking arts collective and we encourage people to express themselves through art. We believe the arts are a great elixir and creativity is our currency. Our ethos is based on 'pay it forward' exchanging the arts for positive and encouraging feedback from our team of art-crazy volunteers and encouraging our members also to create a ripple effect.


Current opportunities

About the opportunity Fledgling Volunteer Online Creative Journals Wing/Group Manager Jewels Johnson: Founder: Fledgling Arts Collective Central About Fledgling Art Collective Central We are non-profit-making-volunteer run Arts Collective providing a platform both online and offline for those who struggle with mental health, addiction,gender dysphoria,sexuality,feel like they don't quite 'fit',or feel estranged to this world ,We encourage you to express yourselves through art as catharsis.Combining Art & Catharsis , we believe in being CathARTic.We believe the arts are a great elixir.All those who empathise and feel akin with our beliefs are Welcome also. What are they looking for? You would concentrate on thinking of ways to populate the wing and also work with our Social Media Team to help promote our Creative Journals Wing through social media. This is a really fun position , however we are looking for a motivated individual who can be committed, dedicated and take an active and proactive interest in getting this new wing thriving. You will always be comfortable working alone, using your own initiative and motivation, in addition to being part of a team of creatively minded people. Fledgling are looking for a Volunteer Online Creative Journals Wing/Group Manager. Our ideal candidate will be someone who already keeps their own Creative Journal or Art Journal and will be happy to share the pages in our Creative Journals Online Wing. You will be very passionate about creativity and art and expressing thoughts,feelings quotes and a scope of topics through Creative Journalling expression. We are looking for someone who will encourage new members to populate this new online Wing and to help them use this as a medium for cathartic expression. At Fledgling we believe that using creativity is a great form of catharsis for mental health. We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic about the arts, creativity and is compassionate about mental health. Our focus is on the creative process and the healing property this has and so you would encourage members to make their own Creative Journals pages and they will receive encouraging feedback in return. You will need access to the internet and because we are online ,we are global ,so you can apply from anywhere in the world! You would concentrate on thinking of ways to populate the wing and also work with our Social Media Team to help promote our Creative Journals Wing through social media. This is a really fun position , however we are looking for a motivated individual who can be committed, dedicated and take an active and proactive interest in getting this new wing thriving. You will always be comfortable working alone, using your own initiative and motivation, in addition to being part of a team of creatively minded people. You would take on the Creative Journals Wing as a project but also leave feedback in our other busier and established Wings. We ask Managers to commit to 2-3 days a week if possible. You wouldn't be expected to be present all day on those days,you would pop on and off to suit you. Our Volunteers at Fledgling leave positive and encouraging feedback on the posts we get, i.e they will say a few things they like about what is posted. We see so often how this builds the self esteem of our members, and our Volunteers! Our Volunteer days our Monday to Friday, we rest up and next up at the weekend! This is a Volunteer position. If you think that you have the Creative Mojo to take on this position and would like to find out more, please email us. Please apply in writing to jewels-fledgling-founder@outlook.com We look forward to hearing from you!

Online Feedback Volunteer - giving positive feedback on creative posts This opportunity is open to online applicants worldwide.( Virtual Volunteering) *Please note that this is an unpaid/ Volunteer position* Fledgling is a global online community You will need access to a computer and the internet. We are looking for motivated, reliable and enthusiastic Online Volunteers to give positive and encouraging feedback on the many creative posts our members make at Fledgling online. We believe that Creativity has a very beneficial effect on mental health, so we are looking for Volunteers who are passionate about creativity and compassionate about mental health. (worldwide applicants are invited) We work with a strong belief in promoting a Pay It Forward ethos. Your role will include interacting with online members giving feedback on their creative posts, a positive approach is required. Training will be given and ongoing mentoring will be provided throughout your time with us. Hours to suit you- we ask Volunteers to commit to our preferred minimum of 2 days/evenings . You don't have to be on for an entire day ,you can simply hop on and off at times to suit you from your own computer on your rota days. (please note that if you wish to gain College Credit , you should Volunteer for the amount of time your college has specified to you and confirm this with us when you join) We are looking for organised, reliable, positive and inspired individuals to join our buzzing community. Spread your wings and come fly with us! Fledgling provides a platform both online and offline for those who struggle with mental health, addiction, gender dysphoria, sexuality or who feel like they don't quite 'fit', or feel estranged to this world : to express themselves through the arts. What can you gain from us? Fledgling work in conjunction with all colleges and universities to help Volunteers earn College Credit (Volunteer Hours worked) and we can confirm hours volunteered with us with your educational institution. Fledgling are happy to accept Volunteers who would like to fulfil community service hours through Volunteering as part your probation. If you would like to do this we can confirm with your Probation Officer. You will gain Art Therapy skills and Outreach experience and we are happy to give confirmation and proof of this to your future employers or institutions. We will always provide you with a reference. Fledgling is a young and rapidly growing global online Mental Health & Arts Community and if there is any other kind of credit or experience you would like to gain through Volunteering with us, please just ask as we are flexible and happy to meet your requirements as a thank you for dedicating your time to us. Please apply in writing to jewels-fledgling-founder@outlook.com We look forward to hearing from you!

About the opportunity "We would like to develop an app - can you help with your skills? The app is based on our charity ( Fledgling Arts Collective Central ) Facebook community where people leave positive comments on other member’s art /photography / poetry/ film/ music/ creative journals posts - these are spread over 7 Facebook groups. Each group acts as a place to post for that specific art form as listed previously and then comments are left. About Fledgling Art Collective Central We are non-profit-making-volunteer run Arts Collective providing a platform both online and offline for those who struggle with mental health, addiction,gender dysphoria,sexuality,feel like they don't quite 'fit',or feel estranged to this world ,We encourage you to express yourselves through art as catharsis.Combining Art & Catharsis , we believe in being CathARTic.We believe the arts are a great elixir.All those who empathise and feel akin with our beliefs are Welcome also. What are they looking for? We would like a user-friendly app to make it easy for our members and volunteers alike to do this using their mobile phone. We want to simplify it so it can be done easily on the go i.e on the bus, train in a waiting room etc. We want to be as accessible as possible. Would you be willing to offer your app-creating skills to our charity for free , as a philanthropic endeavour? It would mean a lot to us and make a huge difference for our members. We would be willing to leave you a great reference for any time in the future. We can go into more detail on your interest and reply. We look forward to hearing from you!" Practical Considerations Internet, computer Please apply in writing to jewels-fledgling-founder@outlook.com

This opportunity is open to online applicants worldwide.( Virtual Volunteering) Fledgling is a global online community *Please note that this is an unpaid/ Volunteer position* though a reference will be given for your CV if the work you do deserves this. About Fledgling Art Collective Central We are non-profit-making-volunteer run Arts Collective providing a platform both online and offline for those who struggle with mental health, addiction,gender dysphoria,sexuality,feel like they don't quite 'fit',or feel estranged to this world ,We encourage you to express yourselves through art as catharsis.Combining Art & Catharsis , we believe in being CathARTic.We believe the arts are a great elixir.All those who empathise and feel akin with our beliefs are Welcome also. Responsibilities: • Research topics and develop interesting posts that will appeal to our target audience • Promote the blog using social media, and other methods to alert and expand our readership • Maximizing site traffic by utilizing SEO keywords • Monitoring responses to posts via the website, social media, or other platforms to better understand the audience About Fledgling Art Collective Central We are non-profit-making-volunteer run Arts Collective providing a platform both online and offline for those who struggle with mental health, addiction,gender dysphoria,sexuality,feel like they don't quite 'fit',or feel estranged to this world ,We encourage you to express yourselves through art as catharsis.Combining Art & Catharsis , we believe in being CathARTic.We believe the arts are a great elixir.All those who empathise and feel akin with our beliefs are Welcome also. What are they looking for? Requirements: • Knowledge of blogging tools, resources, and best practises • Ability to research and write original content that is highly clickable • Previous relevant experience in this area including samples of your blog posts • Available to volunteer at least 1 hours a week What we offer you: • An opportunity to build your work experience within the field of blogging • An opportunity to be part of a team that is changing lives for people with mental health issues • We will provide work reference for you on completion Practical Considerations Practical Considerations Internet Connection , Facebook Account Ideally we would like Volunteers to be able to commit to 6 months minimum. 1 hour a week required Those over 18 years old only We look forward to receiving your application