Opportunities archive

Regional Manager (London), Making Music – deadline 4 May

Making Music supports and champions amateur musical groups. The role will be to recruit and manage volunteers, support member groups, grow membership and act as an ambassador for amateur music making. This post is home-based. Salary £30,000 pa (pro-rata).

Office Manager, Scene & Heard – deadline 7 May

Scene & Heard is a mentoring charity that brings together the inner city children of Somers Town, London, with volunteer theatre professionals to create original theatre. The organisation runs five to six courses a year, producing approximately 50 short plays annually.

Performance Opportunity at Mayor of London Event – deadline 8 May

London based artists and community groups are being sought to perform at PICTURE: Potters Fields a free celebration presented by the Mayor of London during the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Cultural Connections Mental Health Arts Engagement Comission, St.Helens Council – deadline 10 May

A partnership has been formed between St.Helens Council Arts Service, Adult Social Care and Library Service, to develop a commission that will engage local communities in arts activity culminating in a performance/exhibition/film/event/ production, date tbc.

Learning & Participation Officer, Tomorrow's Warriors – deadline 11 May

Tomorrow's Warriors is looking for a Learning & Participation Officer (3 days a week) to lead on its artist development programme for young people. Tomorrow’s Warriors is a leading organisation in the UK for youth music education and professional artist development.

Call for expressions of interest, London Borough of Brent – deadline 11 May

The Council is seeking bids from creative and exploratory organisations interested in taking temporary occupation of two unique sites in South Kilburn until March 2013 to deliver health and wellbeing benefits for the local community.

Call for Expressions of Interest from Artists and Designers, Dudley – deadline 14 May

Bloomin' is an arts programme developed by Creative Health CIC to reduce smoking during pregnancy in Dudley. Based on a social marketing model, the first phase of the programme will investigate the root causes of why women continue to smoke in pregnancy, despite hard evidence that it is harmful to both them and their baby.

Artists Schools Workshops and SEN Workshops Programme, Tate – deadline 14 May

Tate Britain and Tate Modern are looking for contemporary artists with a strong ongoing practice interested in exploring their practice and the works in the collection in the context of regular workshops with mainstream and Special Educational Needs primary and secondary children.

Healthy Mums, Nutrition and Fitness Programme for Parents, Scarabeus Theatre – 14 May to 11 July

An exercise and nutrition programme aiming to teach parents how to cook and eat well on a budget and how to enjoy exercise, have fun and relax. Creche provided. For more information, see flyer attached or contact Diana Saline at Archway Children’s Centre on 020 7527 4827  

Project coordinator, Friction Arts, Birmingham – deadline 18 May

Friction is seeking an experienced project coordinator for its HLF-funded 'Echoes' project. Echoes seeks to engage people with their shared heritage through a series of interventions, events and online resources, leading to an immersive exhibition during the Summer of 2013. The post is a fixed-term part-time contract, ending in December 2013.

Clinks, Volunteering with Offenders in the Community, Manchester – 21&22 May

This 2-day course aims to provide a comprehensive introduction to working with offenders in the community. It explores key issues faced by volunteers, and the organisations that manage them.

Festival Volunteers, Happy Soul Festival – deadline 23 May

Happy Soul Festival is a free festival celebrating Black and Minority Ethnic film, music and art exploring themes around mental health and wellbeing. The Festival, now its 6th year will run from 25 May - 10 June, and is hosted in six London Boroughs - Brent, Kingston, Merton, Richmond, Sutton and Wandwsorth.

Art for Wellbeing, Project Co-ordinator, North West – deadline 23 May

Cartwheel Arts has announced that it has secured a major grant of £105,000 - £35,000pa over 3 years - for Art for Wellbeing, its programme of work in arts and mental health in Rochdale and Wigan. As a consequence the organisation is seeking to recruit a project co-ordinator to work on its arts and mental health programme.

Sound Designer/Composer, Firehouse Creative Productions – deadline 24 May

Firehouse Creative Productions seeks a sound designer/composer to work on its latest production, Superjohn. The performance will premiere at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival at the Pleasance Two and will have a small UK tour in the Autumn and Spring.

Woodward Charitable Trust – deadline 25 May

The Woodward Charitable Trust awards grant funding to small-scale, locally-based charitable initiatives in the UK in the following areas: children and young people; minority groups including refugees, gypsies and travellers; prisoners and ex-offenders; disability; homelessness; arts outreach; and environmental projects.