Opportunities archive

Office & Project Administrator, Superact – deadline 5 March

Superact is a Community Interest Company based at Somerset College.  Superact uses the creative process to improve the health and wellbeing of communities and in doing so maximises the life chances of individuals as well as working internationally, leading projects throughout Europe.

Invitation to contribute to engage journal on arts in healthcare

Proposals are invited for contributions to engage 30, the third online issue of the engage journal, on the theme of the visual arts and healthcare in a broad range of settings. Engage is interested in contributions from colleagues worldwide, reflecting on the practices and challenges faced in different contexts, in relation to: 

National Lottery Awards – deadline 12 March

The National Lottery Awards are an annual search to find the UK's favourite Lottery-funded projects. w: www.lotterygoodcauses.org.uk/awards/

Opera with vulnerable adults - Artist training day, Streetwise Opera, London – 14 March

This training day will focus on the Streetwise Opera workshop model, using music to support vulnerable adults. It is suitable for artists and animateurs who wish to gain skills in working with homeless people and vulnerable adults using opera. The sessions will be led by Streetwise Opera’s Artistic Director (Workshops).

Big Dance Bus 2012

The Big Dance Bus will take to the road between 18 May and 15 July and is designed to profile and promote dance in an interactive, celebratory and eye-catching way, to assist organisations in reaching both new audiences and participants to watch, learn and join in dance.

Grant funded, expressive arts workshops for individuals with or recovering from breast cancer, The Haven, Fulham

These artist-led sessions are designed to support positive wellbeing and unlock hidden talents by reacquainting participants with the joys of creative expression. Using playful artistic techniques, sessions are not dependant on artistic skill, but rather a willingness to engage in creative exploration and discovery.

Winston Churchill Memorial Trust awards travel Fellowships for 2012

The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust and the Baring Foundation have awarded nine Travelling Fellowships, totalling £57,000, for 2012 in their Arts for Older People category.

Joy of Sound, Inclusive Dance and Music workshop facilitation – 23 March

JOS works with all comers, including disabled and none-disabled people and their carers. Training would suit dance and movement practitioners, music workers, support workers, educationalists, therapists or those with an interest in inclusive arts.

Project Co-ordinator, Rideout – deadline 23 March

Rideout is one of the UK’s leading arts organisations working with issues of crime, social justice and the prison estate. The company is looking for a part-time co-ordinator to work on its innovative digital project, The Argument Room, a live and interactive forum for debate around issues of the arts and social justice.

Stitch For Victory Project Co-ordinator, Eastbourne Borough Council – deadline 26 March

Eastbourne Borough Council is seeking expressions of interest for a freelance role as Project Co-ordinator for the Heritage Lottery Funded Stitch For Victory Community Project.

General Manager, All Change Arts Limited – deadline 26 March

All Change seeks an experienced and highly motivated individual to join its small core team as full-time General Manager, salary £32,000. This is a new role and offers an exciting and varied opportunity for the right candidate who will be responsible for delivering the efficient operation of the charity - managing its finances, resources, communications, systems and policies.

The Change Makers – deadline 28 March

Community Channel has partnered with The Sunday Times to launch The Change Makers, a campaign to find the social entrepreneur of the year. The competition is now open for nominations of inspirational social entrepreneurs who are running projects or organisations which are having significant positive impacts on the community.

Referral Officer: Creative Alternatives Programme, Sefton MBC/NHS – deadline 30 March

Sefton’s Leisure Services seeks to recruit a specialist mental health worker to implement its ‘Creative Alternatives’ arts and health programme during maternity absence of the current postholder.

Call for Artists , Devon – deadline 30 March

Aune Head Arts is seeking six experienced older artists to make new work for art radio, starting April/May 2012. Proposals are welcomed from experienced artists who are over 65 and who would like the opportunity to relate their work to radio in a new context.

Company Administrator, Iniva (Institute of International Visual Arts) – deadline 30 March

This is a central role providing administrative support for Iniva as a whole and requires excellent organisational / administrative skills and a high standard of professionalism. Full time. Salary: £22,500 p.a.