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Chair of the Board & Board Members

Building on our continued success and expansion, we are looking for new Board members. We welcome applications from people of all ages, ethnicity and backgrounds, who can contribute to our work. You should be able to demonstrate a commitment to the work that Starcatchers does. In particular this year, we are looking for people with skills and experience in finance or marketing.

Forward-thinking and dynamic, the company plays a leadership role nationally and internationally in the development of art and early years. Our current Board members have expertise and experience at a senior level in arts management, education, HR, law and Third Sector management and are committed supporters of the work that Starcatchers delivers. 

Board meetings are held every two months, in Edinburgh. In addition, Board members give occasional informal advice by phone or 1:1 meetings with the executive team. Being on the Starcatchers Board is a fulfilling and engaging experience, and Board Members are highly valued for the vital role they fulfil in providing professional guidance and governance. 

Starcatchers is especially keen to hear from people with finance/accountancy or marketing skills and people who are keen to take on the role of Chair.

For an informal conversation about the role, please contact Rhona Matheson at rhona.matheson@starcatchers.org.uk

To apply please send your CV and covering letter to Rhona Matheson


Expecting Something Bursary Artists

Expecting Something works with new and expectant parents under 25 and their babies in Wester Hailes, Edinburgh and Lochgelly, Fife, providing a weekly safe space to spend time with their babies and peers whilst engaging in artist-lead creative activities.

We are looking for emerging artists from a variety of disciplines that are interested in collaborating with young parents and their babies (bumps -2 years) on dynamic 5 or 10 week projects.

You may have an idea you would like to explore with this audience to help its development or you may just be keen to spend some time with babies and their young parents to develop your practice and explore opportunities in working with this audience.

Find out more about Expecting Something here.

To apply, please download and read the job description below.



Friday 17 November, 5pm

Job Description (.doc)