Opportunities archive

Research Assistant – deadline 25 June 2015

UCL Public and Cultural Engagement is seeking a Research Assistant to support the establishment of a new National Alliance for Museums, Health and Wellbeing.

Speech Bubbles Co-ordinator – deadline 29 June 2015

London Bubble is seeking to employ a Speech Bubbles Co-ordinator to further develop its Speech Bubbles project, a creative intervention that supports children with communication needs. This term-time post will develop the project both locally and with a growing network of franchisees. Last date for applications: 29th June, 5pm.

A Letter in Mind – deadline 30 June 2015

The National Brain Appeal is seeking artists to donate work for a fundraising exhibition themed around The Art of a Journey.

Inclusive Film and Theatre Officer – 7 July 2015

The Dukes in Lancaster is recruiting someone to run its A Life More Ordinary film and arts programme for people living with dementia.  The Dukes is Lancashire’s major producing theatre, independent cinema and creative learning centre. The preferred candidate will lead on the development and delivery of A Life More Ordinary in Lancaster and at other venues.

AESOP’s arts and health showcase – deadline 20 July 2015

Next February arts in health organisation AESOP is hosting an arts in health showcase at the Royal Festival Hall – organisations which would like to be considered for inclusion should send an expression of interest.

Arts, wellbeing and homelessness – deadline 31 July 2015

Lemos&Crane is looking to identify examples of good practice in using the arts to promote the wellbeing of people experiencing homelessness. The research is part of a wider body of work on engagement with the arts for vulnerable or excluded people, looking at: the extent to which these opportunities are already present, and the impact that they have for those who participate.

Ukulele Kids Club UK

A new campaign has been launched to provide ukuleles to children in hospitals. The ukuleles are given to children who are identified by the resident music therapists, who teach the children how to play and then they keep the ukulele as a gift of music for life. The organisation is fundraising and is also looking to recruit hospital based music therapists to join the scheme.