Current opportunities

Community Co-ordinator for 64 Million Artists, London - deadline 23 January 2017

64 Million Artists is expanding, and this first permanent, full time role will be support the day-to-day operations of the company and build a national community around it. Read more

Community champion, older people's arts programme, North Finchley – deadline 24 January 2017

Artsdepot is recruiting a part-time community liaison worker to engage and support older people in three activities: a matinee/exhibition lunch club; a mixed art-form group for over 60s; and a weekly over-60s dance group. Salary: £535 per month (for approx 10 hours per week) Application Deadline: Tue 24 Jan , 5pm Interview Date(s): w/c 30 Jan 2017

Freelance arts events and project coordinator, Northampton – deadline 29 January 2017

3 full days a week (22.5 hours per week) 6 Month Contract: £10,800 (£150 per day) March – August 2017 St Andrew’s healthcare are looking for an experienced freelance creative project coordinator to join their evolving Arts Team, to provide an exciting, inclusive patient-centered programme of projects and events for individuals and groups.

PhD scholarships in dementia and the arts – deadline 30 January 2017

The University of West London is seeking two PhD scholars to focus on multi-sensory approaches to dementia, and clothing and dress in dementia care. Please note revised date which is slightly later than published in the Newsletter. Read more

Education Coordinator, Bore Place, Kent - deadline 30 January 2017

Bore Place are seeking an Education Coordinator to lead and develop the Commonwork Trust’s education programme, which is based around sustainability and the natural world at a local and global level. Salary: Up to £32,500 pro-rata   Hours: 30 per week on a flexible basis   Contract: Permanent

HLF match-crowdfunding scheme extended into January 2017

The Heritage Lottery Fund is providing up to £10,000 to organisations that are able to raise 75% of their target funding. Read more

Invitation to tender: Cost-effectiveness of loneliness interventions - deadline 7 February 2017

The Campaign to End Loneliness is commissioning a new research project looking at the cost-effectiveness of loneliness interventions. Download the invitation to tender here.

Director, Pallant House Gallery, Chichester – deadline 10 February 2017

The trustees of Pallant House Gallery are looking to appoint a Director who will develop and deliver the organisation’s strategic plan. Read more

Open call for public art commission, east London – deadline 10 February 2017

We Made That has been appointed by Southwark Council to carry out a series of improvements in the East Street area of Walworth, London. These improvements will include transformations to the market, shops and streetscape in the area.

Clore Leadership Programme - deadline 13 February 2017

Applications are open for the 2017/18 Clore Fellowships: a fully-funded development opportunity for arts and culture leaders.

Creative Befrienders, Westminster Arts Resonate programme – deadline 16 February 2017

Westminster Arts’ Resonate programme is looking for volunteer artists of any discipline who wish to explore their art with people living with dementia through:

Dance Enterprise Ideas Fund – deadline 20 February 2017

Applications are open for up to £5000, plus mentoring and in-kind support, to enable dance creatives to research, test and/or launch new artistic and entrepreneurial ideas. Deadline for applications: 10am, Monday 20 February

Storytelling and healthcare, Sussex - 19-24 February 2017

A six-day course from the International School of Storytelling at Emerson College, led by storyteller Roi Gal-Or and medical doctor Daniela Scaglione. Cost: £325 Sunday 19 February at 19:30 to Friday 24 February at 12:30

Early-stage dementia awareness training for arts facilitators, London – 3 March 2017

Friday, 3 March 2017, 10am to 5pm The Geffrye Museum of the Home, 136 Kingsland Road, London E2 8EA

Ukulele Kids Club UK

A new campaign has been launched to provide ukuleles to children in hospitals. The ukuleles are given to children who are identified by the resident music therapists, who teach the children how to play and then they keep the ukulele as a gift of music for life. The organisation is fundraising and is also looking to recruit hospital based music therapists to join the scheme.