Opportunities archive

Practitioners Needed for Dudley Kick Ash Arts Programme – deadline 6 August

Dudley Kick Ash is an arts programme encouraging young people to spread the smokefree message. Groups of young people (aged 11-19) have successfully bid for funding to run their own small-scale arts project which will deliver their message through their chosen art form.

Assistant Drama Facilitator, Tell me a Tale – deadline 8 August

Tell me a Tale is looking for an assistant drama facilitator for a 5 day project in early September working with asylum seekers in Gosport. Ideally it will be someone local to the Portsmouth area.

Volunteer and Programmes Manager, Fine Cell Work – Maternity Cover – deadline 10 August

Fine Cell Work is an innovative social enterprise that trains and pays prisoners to do professional needlework. The organisation is seeking a candidate who is committed to prisoner rehabilitation, is self-motivated, confident and a proven team-worker to take on this role for a fixed-term maternity cover.

Wired4Music Coordinator, Sound Connections – deadline 10 August

Sound Connections is seeking an enthusiastic, dedicated and hard-working coordinator for Wired4Music, its young Londoners’ music council. This appointment will be offered on a fixed term contract until 31 March 2013. For more information visit: w: www.sound-connections.org.uk/news?newsId=2077

Call for Garden Hosts from the East End of London – deadline 10 August

At the Edible Garden in Mile End, Park Project Phakama has been gardening and cooking, and collecting people's recipes for life and good food. The garden will be opened for a performed communal feast and the organisation is looking for guides / hosts who can lead an audience through the garden in an atmospheric storytelling experience.

Programme Director, Knowledge and Learning, LankellyChase Foundation – deadline 12 August

Working as part of the senior team, the appointed candidate will have a track record of finding and commissioning significant pieces of research and evaluation and strong knowledge about methods and techniques for capturing learning and knowledge in the social sector, including capturing the experience of service users.

Administrator: Office & Gallery, Paintings in Hospitals – deadline 13 August

This is a full time position, working 37.5 hours per week. Flexibility is required as this position currently includes weekend and evening work. Salary £18,000 – £22,000

Tender from Creative Care Dorset – deadline 13 August

Creative Care Dorset is working in partnership with Arts and Health South West to build a more comprehensive overview of the arts and health activity taking place in Dorset. Funding for this project comes from Arts Council England and Dorset County Council.

In Harmony Manager, Opera North – deadline 14 August

Opera North is one of the largest arts organisations outside London and last year staged 300 operas, concerts, events and talks in over 25 venues, reaching audiences of over 200,000. The company is based, and performs at, the Leeds Grand Theatre, and tours to Newcastle, Nottingham, The Lowry in Salford and more recently, the Barbican in London and Dublin.

Programme Manager (Participation), Aspex Visual Arts Trust, Portsmouth – deadline 14 August

Aspex is looking for a highly motivated individual with a passion for contemporary art and culture, and a commitment to encouraging participation and engagement to join its team. Through the organisation’s participation programme it engages a broad range of people, from toddlers to the over 60's, from the formal education sector to a local traveller community.

Chief Executive Officer, Nordoff Robbins – deadline 15 August

Nordoff Robbins is the UK's leading provider of Music therapy services, and their therapists work with people of all ages and with a range of conditions. With the current CEO approaching retirement in late 2012, the organisation is looking to appoint an experienced 3rd Sector CEO, to add significant business management experience to the organisation.

Manager, Wigmore Hall Learning, Wigmore Hall – deadline 17 August

Wigmore Hall is looking for a full time Manager, who will oversee the programming and delivery of the highly regarded Wigmore Hall Learning Programme. Working to an agreed strategy, duties will include programming events at Wigmore Hall and overseeing the work of the department delivering projects in schools, early years and community settings.

Design Your Neighbourhood – deadline 20 August

Community groups can apply for free professional expertise to improve design in their neighbourhood, from the Design Council.

Evaluator for Tender’s National Partnership Programme, Tender – deadline 31 August

Since 2004, Tender has delivered a model of healthy relationship education to over 200 secondary schools and pupil referral units across Greater London. Tender is now seeking to roll-out this model at a national level. Tender has secured funding from a consortium of funders to pilot its first national partnership model, “Tender Relationships”.

Read to Lead open Course London – September

Delivered by The Reader Organisation’s (TRO) experienced project workers, Read to Lead is structured as three cumulative workshops:   Live Reading: reading aloud with thought and feeling   Live Connections: connecting literature to individual responses and group dynamics   Live Experience: experience facilitation, with personal feedback, to develop practice