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opportunities

Freelance Opportunity: Regional Coordinator (North East)

Contract: 12 months+, 30 hours per month (estimate). The role may include some evenings.

Fee: £400-450pcm retainer, exclusive of travel expenses

We are seeking a dynamic Regional Coordinator to help us increase the number of health and social care sites using our services in the North East of England.

As a national charity that uses art and creativity to improve the wellbeing of patients, staff and those caring for them, we create uplifting environments to benefit the lives of over 1.8 million patients, visitors and staff every year.

Working from home and at health and social care partner sites, the Regional Coordinator will generate new artwork loans and renew existing loans across the North East of England on behalf of the charity. Working with volunteers, you will facilitate engagement activities to help people select and enjoy art; and oversee the transportation and installation of our art collection between our York Hospital hub-site and other sites across the North East.

You will have excellent communication skills, knowledge of the health and social care and a passion for the visual arts. A motivated individual, you will be results-driven with a track record of achieving targets and a strong desire to help people. You will have the organisational skills to prioritise and manage a challenging and diverse workload, and the ability to relate to people from a wide range of backgrounds.  Strong administration, sales and account management skills and an understanding of how our activities improve health and wellbeing will all help you succeed in this role.

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To apply, please send your CV with a cover letter of no more than two pages to opportunity@paintingsinhospitals.org.uk (subject: Regional Coordinator, North East)

Application deadline: Thursday 9th June, 4pm
Interview date: Tuesday 21st June (York)

 

volunteering

Exhibition Volunteer

We are seeking an enthusiastic volunteer to help us prepare and carry out front-of-house duties for our upcoming exhibition Showcase, part of London Creativity and Wellbeing Week 2016.

The Exhibition Volunteer will assist in the preparation and display of artworks; help us welcome visitors to the Menier Gallery during the exhibition; and provide general administrative support to the Office and Gallery Administrator.

The Exhibition Volunteer can expect to gain the following:

  • Experience of working with an art collection
  • Basic training in museum handling and packing practice
  • Experience of exhibition preparation
  • Experience of working front of house within a gallery
  • Experience of working with a database
  • An opportunity to learn more about the Paintings in Hospitals collection and the Menier Gallery

If you are interested in this opportunity, download the role profile and application form.

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Completed application forms should be returned to opportunity@paintingsinhospitals.org.uk before 4:00pm, Thursday 26 May.

 

Regional Volunteers (Bury St Edmunds)

We are seeking two enthusiastic volunteers to help look after the Paintings in Hospitals collection in Bury St Edmunds. Based in West Suffolk Hospital, the Regional Volunteers will support the preparation and care of artworks before they go on loan to health and social care sites and deliver engagement activities (such as tours) to enhance the understanding of the collection.

The Regional Volunteer can expect to gain the following:

  • Experience of working with an art collection
  • Experience of delivering tours and supporting engagement activities
  • Experience of working in a hospital setting
  • Basic training in museum handling and packing practice
  • An opportunity to learn more about the Paintings in Hospitals collection

If you are interested in this opportunity, download the role profile and application form.

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Download application form

Completed application forms should be returned to opportunity@paintingsinhospitals.org.uk before 6:00pm, Thursday 30 June.

 

Regional Volunteers (London)

We are seeking two enthusiastic volunteers to help look after the Paintings in Hospitals collection in London. Based in University College Hospital, the Regional Volunteers will support the preparation and care of artworks before they go on loan to health and social care sites and deliver engagement activities (such as tours) to enhance the understanding of the collection.

The Regional Volunteer can expect to gain the following:

  • Experience of working with an art collection
  • Experience of delivering tours and supporting engagement activities
  • Experience of working in a hospital setting
  • Basic training in museum handling and packing practice
  • An opportunity to learn more about the Paintings in Hospitals collection

Download role profile

Download application form

Completed application forms should be returned to opportunity@paintingsinhospitals.org.uk before 6:00pm, Thursday 30 June.