Opportunities archive

Arts & Older People Officer, Courtyard Centre for the Arts, Herefordshire - deadline 5 July

Working as part of the Education and Outreach team, the successful candidate will co-ordinate and manage arts activities for older people in Herefordshire, with particular reference to the Market Towns and their immediate environs.

Director, Live Music Now: South East – deadline 6 July

Live Music Now works with a very diverse range of people that rarely, if ever, have the opportunity to experience live music - some of whom are very disadvantaged. LMN’s young professional musicians, specially selected and with the benefits of LMN’s approach to training and support, deliver tailored projects/sessions to overcome these barriers. 

Participatory Arts Facilitator, Collective Encounters, North West – deadline 8 July

Collective Encounters is seeking a highly experienced participatory arts facilitator to lead on a six months arts engagement project with people with mental health issues, commissioned by St. Helens Council.

Artists wanted, Acute Mental Health Inpatient Unit, Rotherham, Rotherham MBC & RdaSH – deadline 9 July

2 artists (1 to be visual) are sought to become 'artists-in-residence' at the unit for 1 day a week over an 18-week spell. This day will include group sessions and could also include 1:1 or 2:1 sessions, depending on the client group that day. The project is an Action Research project; it is crucial that the artists work closely with unit and project staff to help enable this evaluation.

Paid Administrative Internship & Paid Artistic Internship, Spare Tyre – deadline 9 July

These internships, have been made possible with funding from the Walcot Foundation to support opportunities for Lambeth residents. Interns will be paid the London Living Wage and be mentored by Spare Tyre senior staff and artists.

Connected Compassionate Communities: An Action Research Project, West Midlands - deadline 13 July

Marian and Shaun Naidoo have been commissioned by the combined commissioning group to undertake Connected Compassionate Communities in Birmingham and Solihull. The overarching aim of this action research project is to improve the lives of frail older people and the people who care for them.

Evaluator, Ovalhouse – deadline 13 July

Ovalhouse would like to commission a consultancy to carry out the evaluation work to support the development of the Future Stages Programme and Network over a 3 year period.

Creative Learning Manager, Ministry of Stories – deadline 16 July

The Ministry of Stories is a creative writing and mentoring centre for young people in East London. It aims to inspire 8-18 year olds through the power of storytelling, unleashing their imaginations, building their confidence and self-respect and enhancing their ability to communicate.

Programme Manager: Learning & Participation (part-time 3 days), Spitalfields Music – deadline 17 July

Spitalfields Music has a vacancy for a bright, innovative and dedicated individual to help manage areas of Spitalfields Music’s year-round Learning and Participation Programme, and as part of a programme team of five contribute to the planning and design of Spitalfields Music’s activity.

General Manager, Marketing and Administration Officer, Spare Tyre – deadline 18 July

Two posts at Spare Tyre. General Manager Spare Tyre seeks a dynamic General Manager to ensure the effective and efficient administration of this leading UK participatory arts company, a National Portfolio Organisation of Arts Council England. 

Practical Reminiscence: Make your own Resources & know how to use them, Age Exchange – 18 July

Learn how to design practical sessions for participants to get hands on with the simple but effective materials you make during this course. One-day courses cost £115.00 per person, unless otherwise stated, and run from 10.00am to 4.00pm at Age Exchange, 11 Blackheath Village, Blackheath, London SE3 9LA.

Various opportunities, Squeaky Gate – deadlines from 12 July

Squeaky Gate is a creative music charity which seeks to empower people through music and the arts. The organisation works with people at risk of social exclusion, primarily due to mental health issues, as well as with young people, young offenders, ex-offenders, those experiencing homelessness and with Aspergers / ASD.

Social Enterprise Investment Fund to open for applications, workshop – 19 July

The Department of Health has announced a further investment of £19m over the next year for social enterprises.

Jumpstart training, CIDA – 23 to 27 July

Jumpstart offers an ‘idea journey’ in which participants will have the opportunity to develop their business concept from idea to draft business plan. If you’ve already started your business, this is also an opportunity to review and update your current business plan.

Projects Coordinator, King's College London – deadline 25 July

King’s Cultural Institute, under the direction of Deborah Bull, provides leadership across the College to extend and enrich its collaborative activities with the cultural sector.