Survivors' Poetry

Objectives

Survivors’ Poetry is a survivor-led arts group coordinating artistic activities, using poetry to make connections between creativity and mental health. SP promotes poetry workshops, readings, performances, music, visual arts, and publishing, recording and other arts activities by and for survivors of the mental health system as a means to wellbeing.

Activities

SP promotes poetry workshops, readings, performances, music, visual arts, and publishing, recording and other arts activities by and for survivors of the mental health system as a means to wellbeing.

SP raises a quarterly newsletter, Survivors' Express, featuring a poetry broadsheet and the graphic artwork of survivors. SP publishes pamphlets and collections as part of the Mentoring Scheme as well as translations and anthologies. SP also runs monthly poetry readings including open mic feature at the Poetry Cafe in Covent Garden. 

Charity sectors

  • Arts
  • Mental health

Other details

Geographical remit: 
Local
Registration number: 
1040177

Current opportunities

  • Project/Events Manager Volunteer

    Survivors' Poetry

    London (North), N19 5JT

    Ongoing role

    The Project Manager Volunteer will be required to manage projects as designated by staff, undertaking a number of tasks to ensure the smooth running of services. Read more

    Time commitment: The role will require a commitment of 3+ months and approximately 7-10 hours per week, although this is flexible.

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  • Communications Volunteer

    Survivors' Poetry

    London (North), N19 5JT

    Ongoing role

    A Communications Volunteer is required to provide communications and media support to the Centre Manager, undertaking a range of duties to fulfil this. Read more

    Time commitment: The role will require a commitment of 3-6 months and approximately 7-10 hours per week, although this is flexible.

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  • Fundraising Volunteer

    Survivors' Poetry

    London (North), N19 5JT

    Ongoing role

    A fundraising volunteer is required to help generate new avenues for income for Survivors Poetry. Read more

    Time commitment: Mostly during office hours 7-10 hours per week, (flexible) for the duration of 3+ months, working directly with the fundraising consultant.

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  • Previous placements

    Social Research Volunteer

    Project/Events Manager Volunteer

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