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Blue Cabin
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Blue Cabin is a Community Interest Company. We improve the experience and relationships of children and young people who are (or have been) care experienced through participation in creative experiences. We achieve this by working in partnership with the organisations who have a corporate parenting responsibility for them. We deliver training and prioritise research and evaluation so that we can learn from what works (and what doesn’t) in order to influence national policy.

We are currently seeking up to 4 new trustees as we become a Charity Incorporated Organisation (CIO).

We would especially love to hear from you if you identify as being care experienced, as we want to make sure that our organisation is led by the community we serve.

Please don’t think that you have to have been a board member or a trustee before. For whoever we select, we will provide a full induction and help you understand the role and responsibilities of being on a board and we will shape the way we hold meetings and run the board to meet the access requirements of its members.

We are looking for people with experience in the following areas:

marketing and branding



networks (ideally outside of the arts / creative sector)

senior leadership within Local Authorities

We also need to appoint a Treasurer for our charity as well as a Secretary.

Trustees are not paid, but all reasonable expenses are covered. Appointments are for three years, in the first instance. We are based in Gateshead, however for the foreseeable future and in light of Covid-19 we will use video conferencing for Board Meetings, meetings and training for Trustees. Long term, this is also a way for us to support accessibility, to invite participation from trustees nationally and to save on our carbon footprint.