Opportunities archive

RISE Co-ordinator, The Reader Organisation, North West – deadline 14 September

The RISE Coordinator will work internally with TRO regional and specialist managers, Communications Team and with literature festivals and others to develop a model that enables festivals/organisations to meet their CSR aims by: taking shared reading into secure settings, e.g.

Freelance Artist, City Arts Nottingham – deadline 14 September

City Arts, in partnership with Nottinghamshire County Council, is seeking to employ an experienced freelance artist to deliver an exciting pilot project exploring creative interventions and approaches to improve the wellbeing of older people in residential care Autumn/Winter 2012-2013.

Activities Manager, Age UK Islington – deadline 10 September

Age UK Islington is recruiting an Activities Manager to deliver community based activities for older people - under the banner "Meet People and Do Things".

Business and Operation Director, A New Direction – deadline 10 September

A New Direction aims to connect children, young people and education with the best of arts and culture in London through campaigning, partnership working and as part of Arts Council England’s national Bridge network.

Community Arts Development Manager, Guernsey Arts Commission – deadline 10 September

The Guernsey Arts Commission is looking for a self-motivated individual with a commitment to lead, deliver and strategically develop the GAC’s community arts programme for Guernsey. This role is pivotal to the programme’s growth in providing wider arts opportunities for those who are disaffected and disadvantaged.

Musical Inclusion Manager, The Garage, Norwich – deadline 12 September

The Garage Trust is looking for a dynamic and organised individual with strong project management skills to lead delivery of a large-scale regional Musical Inclusion project in Norfolk, Suffolk and North Cambridgeshire. The role will include managing a range of delivery partnerships and effectively delivering a high quality programme.

'Whatever Makes You Happy' Project Assistant, Greenwich & Lewisham Young People's Theatre – deadline 12 September

WMYH is a new project that uses drama to support mental health and wellbeing in young people. GLYPT launched the programme in February 2011, and began the flagship programme WHATEVER Youth Arts that works in partnership with child mental health services. 

Research Fellow, Work with Older People, Trinity Laban – 14 September

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (Trinity Laban) is a small specialist Higher Education Institution which trains musicians and dance artists intending to make careers as practitioners.

Curator, Art for Life, South West – deadline 17 September

Art for Life, the arts programme at Musgrove Park Hospital in Taunton, is looking for a curator to put together and run 6 exhibitions per year in the Musgrove Gallery and to look after the hospital’s art collection. The freelance fee is £5k per year. For further information and details of how to apply visit w: www.artforlife.nhs.uk

SEMPRE International Conference 'Setting the tempo' – 18-20 April 2013

The Sidney De Haan Research Centre for Arts and Health is currently engaged in research into the benefits of singing on wellbeing and health as part of a wider programme of research into the contribution of music activities in promoting the health and wellbeing of individuals and communities.

Gift of Life: Artist Commission, Gwent Arts in Health – deadline 21 September

Gwent Arts in Health, working in partnership with the Organ & Tissue Donation Committee of the Aneurin Bevan Health Board (ODC ABHB) wish to commission a cross-site memorial artwork to Organ and Tissue Donors.

Exhibition Opportunity, Art by Clive, Colchester – deadline 22 September

Wanted artists to exhibit for 2013 in established galleries in healthcare settings in Colchester, Essex. These provide an opportunity to reach a very wide and fresh audience as well as enhancing the environment for patients, visitors and staff. Exhibitions are for 2D artworks and applications can be made by individuals or groups.

Opportunity for artist/designer, rb&hArts – deadline 24 September

rb&hArts at Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust is seeking an artist/designer to create a series of wall-based works of art for Acorn Ward, a cardiac care unit at Harefield Hospital in north west London. rb&hArts is looking particularly for work which will bring warmth and colour to this newly-built area, and which develops the theme suggested by the name of the unit.

Commission opportunity at Harefield hospital – deadline 24 September

An artist/designer is being sought to create a charity-funded programme of work for the cardiac care unit at Harefield hospital, to bring warmth and colour to a newly built area.

Sing While You Work – new BBC programme looking for participants

‘Sing While You Work’ is a six part TV programme due to be launched mid-September on BBC2 that will encourage the setting up of workplace choirs.