Current opportunities

Producer (Youth Dance and Diversity), Dorchester – deadline 3 September

Activate is looking for an imaginative, dynamic and experienced Dance Producer. The role will take an overview of diversity and community youth work for the organisation. P/T up to £26,000 (pro-rata) permanent post subject to funding

Volunteer Coordinator, CoolTan Arts – deadline 5pm 3 September

CoolTan is looking for an energetic, experienced person to lead on recruiting, engaging and supporting a range of volunteers from diverse and excluded communities; especially those with mental distress, disabilities and long-term health conditions, as well as seeking funding for this activity.

Arts & Wellbeing development manager, Sense - deadline 6 September

Sense are looking for a reliable and motivated person to join their team in Birmingham as Arts and Wellbeing Development Manager, working 37.5 hours per week on a permanent basis.

Collective Encounters Administrator (Maternity cover) – deadline 7 September

Collective Encounters is professional company specialising in using theatre as a tool for social change. They run participatory programme for homeless people; older people and young people in Liverpool, undertake research and mount professional site specific performances.

Art/design commission for new mental health unit, Scotland – deadline 7 September

A design opportunity for a significant project at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children (RHSC) and Department of Neurosciences (DCN) in Edinburgh is available.  This design brief is for the research and development of concept and scheme designs for enhancing the interior design of the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service department (CAMHS) to create a child and young person centred safe a

Wellcome Image Awards - submissions deadline 9 September

The Wellcome collections' picture library is currently acccepting submissions of images for the library and for its awards. Award-winning images will go on display in science centres and public galleries around the world.

'Tea and Music' Volunteer, CW+ – deadline 9 September 2015

CW+ have a volunteer opportunity for someone to supervise our ‘Tea and Music’ afternoons where patients and relatives enjoy informal performances to relax and distract them. The role includes meeting musicians, preparing the performance space, making refreshments for patients and talking with staff and patients, as well as general supervision of the session.

MSc in Creative Writing for Therapeutic Purposes – interview dates 27 August (London), 8 September (Bristol)

Validated by Middlesex University (London), the MSc in Creative Writing for Therapeutic Purposes offers face-to face development in personal, practical and professional practice of creative writing for therapeutic purposes taught over 10 weekends per year.

Trustee, National Heritage Memorial Fund and Heritage Lottery Fund – deadline 14 September

Seeking an individual with a broad appreciation of heritage and a commitment to promoting public understanding and enjoyment of it to the widest possible audience to join the Board.

End of Life Care: Delivering a Compassionate, Person-Centred Approach – 17 September 2015

11.00–15:30 (including networking lunch), 17 September 2015 Venue: Etc.venues, Norton Folgate, Bishopsgate Court, 4-12 Norton Folgate, London E1 6DQ Cost: £225 for one place, £175 each for two or more places Third Sector Rate: £150 per place Speakers:

Freelance Opportunity for Poetry practitioners, Gloucestershire & Oxfordshire – training days 17 & 18 September

The Courtyard is recruiting three poetry practitioners to deliver a new Arts and Older People in Care Programme, Making of Me, in care homes in Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire. This exciting opportunity to be a part of an innovative and nationally recognised project, will allow you to develop your own practice, whilst working alongside experts within the Arts and Older People field.

Executive Director, Artsreach, Dorset - deadline 21 September

Artsreach is Dorset’s independent rural arts development organisation with a 25 year history of working with communities across rural Dorset, bringing quality art right to the heart of the community.

GSK Impact Fund

These annual awards are for registered charities that are at least three years old, working in a health-related field in the UK, with a total annual income between £25,000 and £2 million.

National Alliance for Arts in Criminal Justice seeks knowledgeable mentors from the arts and criminal justice sector - training day 11 September

Following two successful intakes of mentors and mentees from 2013-2015, the NAACJ is now rolling out its professional mentoring scheme for a third year. The scheme aims to expand opportunities for our members to develop professional skills and knowledge in the field of arts and criminal justice through a one-to-one mentoring relationship with a more experienced NAACJ member.

Small grants from NHS England – deadline 12noon 28 September 2015

NHS England will be awarding a number of small grants (up to £1,000 each) to organisations who can tell the story of their patient and citizen involvement and engagement work in a creative and interesting way. Read more

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