Opportunities archive

Creative Homes Volunteer Workshop Assistant – training date 4 September 2018

The Creative Homes project offers creative opportunities to older adults living locally to us.   "We are looking for volunteers to help us run this programme - made of weekly theatre-making workshops in 6 sheltered housing units in Southwark where residents are encouraged to share stories and anecdotes, to move, laugh, play and connect.  

Temporary Art Collection Manager, Vital Arts – deadline 10 September 2018

Vital Arts at Barts Health NHS Trust is seeking a temporary Art Collection Manager with technical arts experience to help maintain and repair some commissions at the Royal London Hospital. Read more

Dementia and the Arts Online Course – starts 10 September 2018

This free, four-week MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) has been developed by Created Out of Mind and University College London (UCL). It explores the potential for the arts to create common ground to improve the quality of life and care for those living with different dementias. Read more

Interim General Manager, East London Dance – deadline 12 September 2018

Salary £32,000 - £36,000 per annum Full Time Fixed Term, 6 months East London Dance is seeking an Interim General Manager to provide adoption leave cover on a six-month fixed-term contract. The General Manager is a key role in the Executive team and is responsible for effective financial management and smooth operational management across the organisation. 

Dance as Medicine autumn workshops – 16 September onwards

These workshops at the Chisenhale Dance Space (London E3) will focus on body, wellness and imagination and will be led by Natasha Swingler, a dance artist and bodywork practitioner.

Wellcome Photography Prize – deadline 17 December

The Wellcome Trust is inviting photographers and other image-makers from all disciplines to enter the Wellcome Photography Prize, which celebrates compelling imagery that captures stories of health, medicine and science.

Pringle Awards for art and poetry – deadline 17 September 2018

Mental health charity Mind is seeking nominations or submissions for the Bill Pringle award for visual art and the Bill Pringle award for poetry, based around the theme of ‘hope’. A £50 prize is offered for each.  The visual art award accepts submissions and nominations of 2-dimensional work (paintings, photographs etc.) but not sculpture or other 3-dimensional forms.

Partnerships and Influencing Manager, Calouste Gulbenkian – deadline 17 September 2018

A new manager is sought for a joint programme between the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and The Centre for Ageing Better, to facilitate collaborative working across the organisations. Read more

Musical Inclusion Manager, Drake Music – deadline 19 September 2018

Drake Music are seeking a music leader and project manager to work across Drake Music’s Learning & Participation and Training initiatives. The postholder will champion inclusive practice and lead on/contribute to discussions and debates in the field of musical inclusion.

GSK Impact Awards – deadline 20 September 2018

The Impact Awards are open to charities working to improve people's health and wellbeing. They include funding, training, publicity and development.  Read more

Membership & Events Assistant, British Association of Art Therapists – deadline 24 September 2018

The British Association of Art Therapists is looking for an administrative assistant with IT skills to join its small team.

Head of Arts, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – deadline 27 September 2018

CUH is seeking a new head of arts to for this well-established NHS arts programme that reaches almost a million patients, staff and visitors every year at Addenbrooke's and the Rosie hospitals in Cambridge.

Magic Me project coordinator – deadline 15 October 2018

Magic Me is hiring a project coordinator for its Schools and Community programme, providing administrative and practical support for artists, staff, volunteers and project participants. The post-holder will work across Magic Me’s School and Community programme. The closing date for application is 5pm on Monday 15th October. Interviews will be held on Wednesday 24th October.

Trinity Laban/MU Teachers Professional Development Weekend – 27-28 October 2018

Designed for music education specialists, arts practitioners and teachers the weekend is an opportunity to meet, share skills and practice and includes health related sessions on music in dementia settings, building mental health resilience and inclusive music making.

Workshop facilitators, Royal Brompton and Harefield Arts – deadline 17 October 2018

rb&hArts is looking for 12 different artists/ workshops facilitators to run one-off arts or craft sessions as part of its Crafternoons series, particularly unique arts, crafts and activities that will inspire creativity. "If you have an idea for a fun, exciting and inventive participatory visual arts workshop we would love to hear from you."