Current opportunities

Artist-in-Residence opening at Royal Over-Seas League – deadline 19 April 2021

The Royal Over-Seas League (ROSL) would like to commission an established London-based artist, experienced in working with young people, to deliver a new project funded by The National Lottery Heritage Fund, in partnership with Riverley Primary School in Leyton, East London.

Applications open for CPD Short Course in 'Collaborative Music Practice for Health' – deadline 19 April 2021

The Cambridge Institute for Music Therapy Research (Anglia Ruskin University) and Britten Pears Arts are offering an upcoming opportunity to take part in the pilot of a new continuing professional development course.

Administrator and Marketing Coordinator vacancy at Entelechy Arts – deadline 20 April 2021

South East London-based charity Entelechy Arts produces projects which powerfully test the boundaries between art, creativity, care, wellbeing and community. The charity are looking for a coordinator to work closely with the General Manager to support office and team administration for the charity and across our programmes, as well as coordinating external marketing and communications.

Artist in residence opportunities – deadline 21 April 2021

National arts charity Drake Music are looking for three artists in residence to join The DM Collective, a national game-changing Artist Development programme that is run by, created for, and developed with, Disabled musicians. The successful candidates will embed within the DM team, develop their creative practice and help to develop the organisation.

Funding for creativity, mental health and people from ethnically diverse backgrounds – deadline 21 April 2021

The Baring Foundation has launched a new fund to support activity to redress the under-representation of participatory artists from ethnically diverse communities in arts and mental health.

Koestler Awards 2021 open for entries

The 2021 Koestler Awards for art in criminal justice settings is open for entries. The Awards launched in 1962. Each year more than 3,500 people in custody and in the community share their creative work. Over 52 categories, the Koestler Awards provide feedback and encouragement to entrants of all abilities in visual art, design, writing and music.

Arts and Minds seek Freelance Project Manager – deadline 23 April 2021

Cambridgeshire-based charity Arts and Minds has secured funding for development work and programme delivery in Peterborough and is looking for a Freelance Project Manager to start as soon as possible on a six-month contract.

Volunteer Digital Assistants call-out for Culture Health & Wellbeing International Conference 2021 – deadline 25 April 2021

The Culture Health & Wellbeing International Conference team is looking for technology-savvy candidates to support this year’s conference, taking place 21-23 June. As a Volunteer Digital Assistant, you will receive free access to the whole event, in return for ‘hosting’ four live sessions per day, across the three days.

Breathe Magic seeks Project Manager – deadline 26 April 2021

Breathe Arts Health Research is looking for a highly experienced Project Manager to manage all aspects of its multi-award winning Breathe Magic programme.  This exciting and varied role will lead on the development and delivery of all Breathe Magic programmes within existing and new communities, supporting its expansion and development into new clinical and geographical areas.

Workshop commission for Royal College of Psychiatrists' ArtSIG – deadline 26 April 2021

Arts in Health Hub is working in partnership with the Royal College of Psychiatrists' Arts Special Interest Group (ArtSIG) to commission two artists to deliver virtual workshops to psychiatrists who have a particular interest in how the arts can play a role in health and wellbeing.

Head of Communications and Digital vacancy – deadline 3 May 2021

The What Works Centre for Wellbeing is looking for a values-driven communications expert with a track record of developing and delivering communications strategies that make an impact.

Singing for Lung Health online training – 19 April to 28 May 2021

Musical Breath are delivering an eight-week online course on singing for lung health, developed from the original course written and delivered by Phoene Cave for the British Lung Foundation. The course will consist of six modules covering topics including holistic breath and breathing patterns and lung health and lung disease.

Call for papers, International Journal of Community Music – deadline 29 May 2021

The International Journal of Community Music (IJCM) is calling for contributions for a special issue exploring the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the community music sector.