Current opportunities

Assistant Producer, Streetwise Opera – deadline 24 March 2017

Streetwise Opera is seeking an experienced, full-time Assistant Producer to work alongside its Programme Producer and workshop team to support the planning and delivery of its programme of work over the next 12 months. Full-time, Fixed Term (12 months); occasional evening work and overnight travel in the UK will also be required.

National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance Manager (maternity cover) – deadline 27 March 2017

The NCJAA is looking for a candidate with experience of communication, policy, membership, and fundraising to lead and develop its work.

Researcher in artist development and creative enablement – deadline 28 March 2017

  Access All Areas theatre is seeking a freelance researcher to oversee research into its new artist development programme which will culminate in a "How To" guide. The researcher will work in collaboration with Liselle Terret from the University of East London and the guide will be presented with the London Theatre Consortium at the end of 2018.

Invitation to tender: Engagement programme to understand young people's health prospects – deadline 29 March 2017

The Health Foundation is seeking tenders to undertake market research and engagement work with young people aged 22-26 across the UK, to inform a Health Foundation inquiry. The budget is £150,000 inclusive of VAT and expenses and the work should be completed by 31 October 2017.

Chair, London Arts in Health Forum – deadline 5 April 2017

London Arts in Health Forum is recruiting a Chair for its Board of Trustees. This voluntary post is a senior leadership role in the field of arts in health and the organisation is seeking a visionary candidate with the personality and capacity to head the organisation at an exciting time in its development.

Cancer and choirs

Sing with Us (a research project led by the Royal College of Music looking at how singing in choirs can affect mental health, wellbeing, quality of life, and social support in people affected by cancer) is looking for volunteer participants.

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.

a-n artist bursaries - deadline 2 March 2017

a-n is offering bursaries of £1,500–£3,000 for artist-led groups wishing to undertake creative research exploring how artists and artists’ groups adapt to navigate turbulent cultural and political landscapes.

Free online short course: The Art of Wellness: Visual arts and health

A free course from the University of Tasmania arts and health programme. Students will learn how visual art practices are used in expressive therapies, community healthcare initiatives, and to enhance community health.

Transform Foundation funding for digital support - open deadline

Transform Foundation has funding available to help charities to develop an effective web presence. In collaboration with Raising IT, the largest UK provider of charity websites, the £18,000 funding package will help:

Call for entries, Here and Now exhibition, Nottingham – deadline 3 April 2017

The City Arts exhibition will be held at the Institute of Mental Health, Nottingham, between May and September.

Call for choir to collaborate with Music in Detention

Music In Detention are looking for choirs around the UK who would be interested in covering a song that has been written and produced in immigration detention. Read more

Volunteer Art Therapy Assistant, Claremont Project – deadline 5 April 2017

The Claremont Project are looking for a Volunteer Art Therapy Assistant. This six-month position offers an opportunity for people interested in working in an art therapeutic group to gain experience and insight into the running of an art therapy group.  For further information please see attached job description. How to apply

Moving into Maturity, London – 4 and 5 April 2017

A two-day introductory professional development course to learn skills in leading dance for older people and dance with dementia, led by Green Candle dance company's artistic director, Fergus Early.

New business advice for arts organisations

The Prosper programme will be open to 70 organisations across England, funded by Arts Council England and delivered by Creative United, the Arts Marketing Association (AMA) and the Centre for Business in Society (CBiS at Coventry University). A timetable for applications and regional launch events will be announced early this year.