Current opportunities

Call for partners, University of Amsterdam

The University of Amsterdam is looking for someone to work in partnership with on a project which it is seeking to develop on dementia or older people.

Create seeks new Director – deadline 26 September 2014

The Board of Create, Ireland’s national development agency for collaborative arts, is seeking to recruit an experienced Director to lead the organisation to the next stage of its development, nationally and internationally.

The Elephant Trust – deadline 29 September 2014

The Trust offers grants to artists and for new, innovative visual arts projects based in the UK. The Trust's aim is to make it possible for artists and those presenting their work to undertake and complete projects when confronted by lack of funds. The Trust supports projects that develop and improve the knowledge, understanding and appreciation of the fine arts.

Arts 4 Dementia, Early-Stage Dementia Awareness Training for Arts Facilitators - 29 September 2014

Arts 4 Dementia are holding their next London training at the National Portrait Gallery, bringing dementia awareness training to arts facilitators, and learning and participation teams wishing to work creatively with people living with the early stages of the condition. This full-day training workshop will be run by Arts 4 Dementia and Alzheimer's Society.

Reminiscence Arts in Dementia Care

The European Reminiscence Network has announced a new training course and apprenticeship scheme in Reminiscence Arts in Dementia Care in partnership with the University of Greenwich and Camden Carers.

Re-defining and shaping public space

The European Cultural Foundation is inviting applications for ideas aimed at re-defining public spaces.

Call for information about arts and rehabilitation

The Arts Alliance is planning a large-scale research project, looking at how and why arts projects can support rehabilitation, to encourage improvements to arts provision in prisons and the community.

Relationship-Centred Reminiscence Arts and Dementia Training – 3 October 2014

An Age Exchange one-day specialist participatory training for carers of people with dementia aimed at residential care managers and staff; day care staff, health care assistants, volunteers within health and social care settings, personal carers.

Arts and Wellbeing Project Manager – deadline 3 October 2014

Sense, a national charity that supports and campaigns for children and adults who are deafblind, is seeking an arts and wellbeing manager.

Circle Dance in Dementia – 9 October 2014

Dementia Pathfinders is offering a one day course on Circle Dance in Dementia. The training aims to enable staff to provide their own movement and music sessions with their service users.

Private Practice in DMP – 12 October 2014

Setting up a Private Practice is setting up a business; and becoming a business person has implications that may conflict with our aim of holding the therapeutic space in a professional way. This workshop will look at the practical and psychological implications of being self-employed with particular reference to running a private practice in which you are dealing directly with the client.

ICAPT intensive training days – various September and October 2014

The International Centre for Arts Psychotherapies Training (ICAPT) has announced a series of intensive training sessions. Refresher for mentalisation-based arts psychotherapies practice 16 September: 9.30am - 4pm Mentalization Based Arts Psychotherapies for BPD & Psychosis 13- 14 October 2014, 09.15-16.30

Trusthouse Charitable Foundation

The Trusthouse Charitable Foundation has announced that capital and revenue funding is available to support the work of local and national charities and not-for-profit organisations that address rural and urban deprivation. Within these two main headings, the Trust is interested in helping established projects which work in the fields of:

Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust – deadline 1 November 2014

The Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust which awards grants to registered charities in the United Kingdom has announced that the next closing date for applications is 1 November 2014. During 2014, the Trust is seeking to fund projects that promote Music and the Arts and help the elderly. Grants are usually between £1,000 and £3,000 and are awarded for one year.

Freelance Music Practitioner/Leaders, SoCo Music Project – deadline 20 November 2014

SoCo Music Project is seeking expressions of interest from music leaders/practitioners for exciting and new projects across Hampshire.