Opportunities archive

Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust – April/May grant round

The 2017 grant rounds are focused on Music and the Arts and the Elderly. Charities with an annual operating income up to a maximum of £1,000,000 and minimum £50,000 will be able to apply for a grant of £1000. Charities with an annual income of over £500,000 will be able to apply for a grant of £5,000. £1,000 grant round: July £5,000 grant round: April/May

Musicians with theatre experience – deadline 20 April 2017

Musicians sought for "Ugly Chief", a comedy based on true events performed by a real-life father and daughter. There will be a four-piece band on stage. The ideal band-members would play a brass instrument or saxophone plus drums, bass or keyboards. The band will also have auxiliary roles in the play. Experience of theatre is essential.

Evaluation evidence sought by Campaign to End Loneliness

The Campaign to End Loneliness has commissioned a review from the London School of Economics to find out more about the value for money of investing in measures to prevent or reduce loneliness and/or social isolation in older people. They are looking for any reports and evaluations which have included assessments of value for money.

Archivist and Trainee Heritage Project Manager, Spare Tyre, London – deadline 18 April 2017

As part of its ST40 Heritage Programme, Spare Tyre is looking for an experienced freelance Archivist to lead on cataloguing the charity’s current archive, as well as a Trainee Heritage Project Manager for three days a week. Both job descriptions are attached.

Fundraising Assistant, Create, London – deadline 24 April 2017

Create uses the creative arts in collaboration with community partners to engage society’s most disadvantaged and vulnerable people in inspiring, sustainable programmes in areas where provision is poor and engagement in the arts is therefore low. Read more

Participation and Outreach Coordinator, National Centre for Circus Arts – deadline 24 April 2017

The Participation and Outreach department provides courses and training opportunities in circus arts for people at all ages and stages. Programmes include recreational courses and classes, Further Education and progressive training for 11 – 21 year olds.

Head of development, Free Word Centre, London – deadline 23 April 2017

Free Word is an arts venue and producer focused on the transformative power and politics of words, which works locally, nationally and internationally to deliver a live events programme and a home for six Resident organisations (Apples & Snakes, Article 19, Arvon, English PEN, The Literary Consultancy, The Reading Agency), and over 40 Associate organisations.

Introduction to therapeutic and reflective writing (online) – 24 April 2017

This eight-week online course in writing for personal and professional development provides an introduction to journal writing, life writing, biblio-poetry therapy and reflective writing.

Head of Arts and Wellbeing, Sense, London – deadline 27 April 2017

Sense is currently recruiting for a Head of Arts and Wellbeing to work either 30 or 37.5 hours per week (full time) in Kings Cross, London. This opportunity will be based on a fixed term contract, ending June 2018. Sense is a national charity that supports people who are deafblind, those with sensory impairments and those with complex needs, to enjoy more independent lives.

Creative learning co-ordinator, Britten Sinfonia – deadline 28 April 2017

The Sinfonia is looking for a co-ordinator, to be based in Cambridge, to support its busy education team delivering a programme of work across the east of England and beyond. Read more

Proposals for Artangel Everywhere – deadline 30 April 2017

Artangel Everywhere explores a broader understanding of place. Creative proposals are invited for projects that embrace the idea of a connected community and can be experienced by people around the world.

MA in Socially Engaged Art, NCAD – deadline 30 April 2017

Applications are sought for a two-year, taught MA in Socially Engaged Art and Further Education, at the National College of Art and Design, Dublin for enrollment in Autumn 2017.

Operations and Access Assistant and Finance Manager (part-time), London – deadline 2 May 2017

Daily Life Ltd. – an arts organisation based in East London that aims to create art that changes the way people think about mental health – is recruiting for a part-time Operations & Access Assistant and a part-time Finance Manager. Daily Life Ltd, Studio 8, Essex House, 375 High Street, Stratford E15 4QZ  t:  020 8519 2988

Mental Fight Club Volunteer Lead, London – deadline 5 May 2017

Mental Fight Club is a user led organisation that employs those with lived experience of mental health issues, whether through their own experience or through supporting those close to them. The Dragon Café is MFC’s flagship project. Opened in October 2012, the Dragon Café is the UK’s first user led creative mental health café.

Research assistant, Nordoff Robbins Scotland – deadline 7 May 2017

Nordoff Robbins Scotland is seeking a research assistant to support a service evaluation project conducted in collaboration with its sister charity, Nordoff Robbins England and Wales. Salary (WTE): £17,000 Contracted hours: 1 day per week (0.2WTE) (Mondays or Fridays) Responsible to: Head of Research