Current opportunities

Arts, wellbeing and homelessness – deadline 31 July 2015

Lemos&Crane is looking to identify examples of good practice in using the arts to promote the wellbeing of people experiencing homelessness. The research is part of a wider body of work on engagement with the arts for vulnerable or excluded people, looking at: the extent to which these opportunities are already present, and the impact that they have for those who participate.

Research volunteers

Breathe Arts Health Research is seeking two volunteer students specialising in psychology or arts-health research (or a related subject) to work on the Breathe Magic intensive therapy programme this summer.  Research volunteers must be able to commit to attending: 1.     A mandatory one-day training course on Monday 13th July 9.30am – 5.45pm

Ukulele Kids Club UK – deadline 31 July 2015

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.

AESOP Fellow – deadline 24 August 2015

Arts charity AESOP is seeking a recent graduate or early career arts manager to work with the Chief Executive to help to deliver the organisation’s programme of activity. The successful candidate will have:

Projects Director and Senior Project Manager – deadline 31 August 2015

Bristol based arts in health consultants Willis Newson are seeking two senior positions to support the delivery of its programme of activities. Salaries from £25,000 - £35,000. Full details of these curatorial roles are available on request. http://www.willisnewson.co.uk/opportunities.html

Artist in Residence – deadline 3 September 2015

The Centre for Chronic Diseases and Disorders of the University of York is seeking an Artist in Residence.

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.

Outsider Craft: open call – deadline 30 October 2015

Outsider Craft combines Outside In's fourth triennial open art exhibition and Craftspace's touring exhibitions programme, which reflects developments in craft. The exhibition will showcase work by artists facing barriers to the art world for reasons including health, disability or social circumstance.

Paul Hamlyn Foundation new strategy

The Paul Hamlyn Foundation has unveiled its new strategy with a focus on maximising the impact of the arts on society. A range of funding initiatives have been launched with the aim of increasing engagement and participation in the arts. http://www.phf.org.uk/

Creative and Credible Survey – 1 December 2014

Creative and Credible is surveying arts and health practitioners to explore issues that arise in evaluating arts and health activities. To complete the survey, visit: https://uwe.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/creative-and-credible-1 The survey password is: CCEsurvey1.