Opportunities archive

CoolTan Arts Development Manager – deadline 15 May 2014

South London’s CoolTan Arts is seeking a Development Manager with extensive experience in business and income development with an interest in the field of mental health and the arts.

Advocacy Training Co-ordinator – deadline 15 May 2014

CoolTan Arts is seeking a new staff member to develop its Self-Advocacy course, so that it becomes a fully externally endorsed/accredited programme, ‘participant-designed’, to enable people who experience mental distress to be better equipped to self-advocate in situations where they can otherwise be disempowered.

Big Dance volunteers – deadline 16 May 2014

Big Dance 2014 is recruiting for volunteers to help out at a variety of Big Dance events throughout the summer. Volunteers are sought for the period 16 May until 31 August, although the festival week from 5 – 13 July is really when most volunteers are needed.

Project Manager – Ways to Wellbeing – deadline 19 May 2014

Turner Contemporary in Margate is looking for an experienced project manager to help deliver a project working with disadvantaged young people from Thanet to improve their wellbeing. This is a freelance position with a fee of £9000 (based on approximately 60 days work) between June and November 2014. There is also a limited travel and expenses budget for this post holder.

Imperial College Healthcare Charity - Arts Manager - deadline 21 May 2014

Imperial College Healthcare Charity is looking for a highly experienced Arts Manager to maintain and manage its art collection across the five London hospital sites that comprise Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.  The collection predominantly contains works by leading British modern and contemporary artists and is particularly strong in prints but includes works on canvas, video installat

Artist commissions – The Walton Centre – deadline 30 May 2014

As part of the major development of a new 3 storey building at The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust, arts in health organisation Lime is seeking to commission visual artists for three separate projects. The commissions include a kinetic atrium piece, glass artwork and digital prints and infographic wall artworks.

RBS Bursary Awards 2014: Applications Open - 30 May 2014

RBS Bursary Awards 2014: Applications Open The Royal British Society of Sculptors is currently inviting applications from early career sculptors for 10 Bursary Awards. 

Public art work commissions in Derby – deadline 2 June 2014

The Nightingale Macmillan Unit at Royal Derby Hospital is commissioning public art work to enhance the approach and welcome to the public entrance for Cancer Services at Royal Derby Hospital.

Outside In Artist Coordinator – deadline 8 June 2014

Pallant House Gallery in Chichester is looking for a skilled Artist Coordinator who will help develop the Outside In Programme at the Gallery.

Arts and Enterprising Health Coordinator – deadline 11 June 2014

Chelsea and Westminster Health Charity is looking to recruit an Arts and Enterprising Health Coordinator to work within the arts team to organise performing arts and digital music activities within the hospital, assist with arts evaluation and research projects and support the development of clinical innovations projects funded by Enterprising Health Partnership. 

Call for submissions: Outside In London exhibition – deadline 11 June 2014

The next Outside In exhibition in London will take place in September 2014 and is now open for submissions from artists living within Greater London. The exhibition, which will be entitled ‘The Inner Self: Drawings from the Subconscious’ will consist of the work of five artists selected from the submissions.

Art and Drama volunteers – deadline 30 June 2014

Powerhouse for Women Charity is seeking Art and Drama volunteers to help run Art & Drama sessions by assisting the Session Leader. The sessions are every Tuesday from 9.45am to 12.15pm.

Heart poetry – deadline 16 July 2014

The Cardiovascular Research Trust has put out a call for poems on the heart written by children for children in order to promote the idea of keeping the heart healthy through diet and exercise. The selected poems will be published by the Hippocrates Poetry and Medicine press later this year. Poems on any aspect of the heart will be considered. The deadline for submissions is July 16, 2014.

Reminiscence Arts in Dementia Care – 16 and 17 July 2014

Westminster Arts, along with the European Reminiscence Network and the University of Greenwich is running a training course and apprenticeship scheme for people interested in using the arts in positive approaches to dementia care.

Call for papers for Australia conference

The Art of Good Health and Wellbeing, the 6th Annual Australian Arts and Health Conference will be taking place in Melbourne this November. It has issued a call for papers presenting best practice and innovative arts and health programs, effective health promotion and prevention campaigns, methods of project evaluation and scientific research.