Opportunities with us

Please note: due to to the volume of applications for our roles we will not be providing individual feedback to applicants at this time.


Are you passionate about a fairer future for young people? Do you want to make a difference to the lives of young people in the Midlands and beyond? Could you help Powered by CAN move into our next ten years with purpose and vision?

We are looking for YOU!

We want new voices and additional skills to expand the breadth of experience and influence in our board members.

We are particularly seeking areas of focus and experience in;

  • Human Resources
  • Finance
  • Capital Projects & Building Management

We would also welcome interest from those experienced in the following sectors;
Legal, Environmental Sector, Education Sector Sales & Marketing/Digital Media and Broadcasting.

Are you under 35? As a youth-led organisation we would love to welcome young board members.  

Download our Board Pack here, or contact Nicky Hackwood on ea@poweredbycan.org for an informal conversation.


The post holder will be responsible for supporting the delivery of activities for children aged 6 to 12 yrs (16 yrs with SEND) in Sandwell. This project will deliver open access after-school and holiday play sessions across Sandwell. To assist the service delivery officer in providing a caring, secure environment, through individual attention and a series of well planned, resourced and supervised activities on site and outreach venues across Sandwell.

Term: 31st March 2025

Salary: £10.41/hr

Apply by: 25th February 2024

Finance Administrator

We are seeking a highly organised and detail-oriented Finance Administrator to join our team. The Finance Administrator will play a crucial role in managing financial operations within the organisation. This role involves working closely with the Finance Manager, handling invoice management, reconciliation of finances, petty cash distribution, budget review, and overseeing staff expenses.

Term: 31st March 2026

Salary: £21,674 (pro rata)

Apply by: Open Deadline

HR & Operations Administrator

We are seeking a highly organised and proactive individual to join our team as an HR and Operations Administrator. This role is crucial in ensuring the smooth running of Human Resources functions and operational processes within the company.

Term: 31st March 2026

Salary: £21,674 (pro rata)

Apply by: Open Deadline

Creative Learning Associates - Freelance

Powered by CAN (PbC) are looking for Creative Learning Associates (Freelance) to work as part of a dynamic pool of freelance staff team in delivering a wide range of projects (within the multi-faceted arts sector) with children, young people and young adults. Delivery will be across schedule of activity from 9-9pm Monday to Sunday.

We are specifically looking for practitioners with experience in one or more of the following, Dance, Theatre, Visual Arts, Poetry, Literature, Digital Design and Film/Media Production and also Creative Entrepreneurship.

You will enjoy working in a collaborative, flexible way, and be committed to work that supports access for underserved communities (under 35’s) across the Black Country and surrounding areas.

Term: 31st March 2026

Salary: £20.00 - £30.00/per hour (Based on experience)

Apply by: 10th January 2024