You can see any vacancies we have below. Even if we aren’t advertising any posts we’re still keeping an eye out for amazing people to work with us and join our team. So if you are passionate about working with young people and families, social justice, resilience, co-production, and systems change and you love Boingboing’s Resilient Therapy approach we would be thrilled to hear from you. First, check out the previous vacancies listed below to see whether you think you would be a good fit with our team, then send your up-to-date CV and cover letter with details of relevant experience to [email protected] and we will let you know as soon as we have any new positions being advertised that might be a good match.


Boingboing has a thriving community of volunteers and we’re always happy to have more volunteers joining in with our projects and activities. We have volunteers from all walks of life – young people, doctoral students, parents, carers, academics, practitioners.. the list goes on. We take good care of our volunteers and they take good care of us! Volunteering can be a great way to find out more about what we do, work out if you want a career change, gain work experience or just enjoy doing exciting and fulfilling work. You can find out more about some of our volunteers on our biographies page. If you are interested in volunteering please an email to [email protected] with an introduction to who you are and why you would like to volunteer. 

Doctoral study

Do you want to undertake a PhD in Resilience that can make a real difference? We welcome applications from excellent students interested in studying alongside the Centre of Resilience for Social Justice (CRSJ). The CRSJ is a network of researchers tackling disadvantage and bringing genuine change to people’s lives around the world. The CRSJ works closely with Boingboing and we have an incredible group of postgraduate students working on developing the Boingboing resilience approach, as well as previous successful PhD students doing great postdoctoral research or practice with us. Students working with the CRSJ and Boingboing have lots of support and the chance to engage with a wide range of researchers across the fields of healthcare, sociology, media studies and arts practices. Unusually, the team includes a cross-section of academics, activists, social workers, teachers, experts through experience and service users. Some of us have multiple identities, including many of our research students and we welcome students with complex personal backgrounds and/or who face inequalities themselves as well as students from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds.

Applicants would need to have a great theoretical and practice-based research background to Masters level and a well-thought through proposal, as well as loads of energy to dedicate to a PhD. If you are interested in self-funded study, you can find out more here. For students in need of funding we occasionally have funded studentships which will be advertised below and elsewhere on the Boingboing website. Otherwise, you can seek separate funding from student finance, charities, trusts or programmes such as the South Coast Doctoral Training Partnership.


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