Artist Opportunities & Jobs

We list our job opportunities here when they arise. If you have any problems using the online application forms, please contact Sian, sian@artsconnection.org.uk or 01691 648 929. He can either guide you through the process or if you are still having problems he can send you a word version application form.

Celebrating Children's Creativity Artist Brief

The project has been running since 1999 and is a successful and popular outreach project that takes place in primary schools across North Powys and Wrexham.

Arts Extravaganza Artist Brief

Arts Extravaganza is a 4 day project that takes place in July and August and is aimed at adults with learning disabilities.

Volunteers Needed - No Strings Attached

We are looking for musicians who are to volunteer for an hour per week on a Friday from 12 .30 – 1.30pm to support pupils from Llanfyllin High School to learn skills on the guitar or bass. This is an informal lunch time session and just about providing help and a little bit of advice.

Arts Extravaganza - Enabler Brief

Arts Extravaganza is a 4 day project that takes place in July and August and is aimed at adults with learning disabilities.

Ffilm Llanfyllin Volunteer

We’re looking for volunteers who are passionate about film to be part of our community film society!

Artist Brief for Celebrating Children’s Creativity

– Scheduled to take place April 19 – Feb 20 –

Background & Context

Our mission is to inspire people to participate in the Arts, enhancing their creativity and wellbeing. The project has been running since 1999 and is a successful and popular outreach project that takes place in primary schools across North Powys and Wrexham.

 

Brief

Project Aim: To deliver a high quality project with curriculum links

Project Outcomes:

  • Creation of tangible and intangible art works, either individual or group pieces
  • Support learning in an area or areas of the curriculum
  • Improved wellbeing (confidence, mood, friendships, developed or improved skills)

What: We are looking for artists working in all art forms to submit project proposals to deliver workshops in primary schools in North Powys and Wrexham. Your project can either be for 2 days (or 4 half days) or 4 days (or 8 half days).

The average class size is 25 children but can be much less in small rural schools. Some schools appreciate projects that can involve a whole year group or key stage which could be up to 3 classes.

We collate suitable proposals in a brochure and send it directly to schools. The schools choose which project they would like to undertake. We will contact you if a school chooses your project. You then contact the school to work out details and mutually agree on suitable working times. Upon successful agreement with artist and school, we will issue contracts to both.

You can submit a maximum of two project proposals

Target Group: Children

Timescale: As agreed with school

Venue: School venue

Sessions: 2 or 4 day projects that make take place as sessions

For your application please refer to the following:

  • The aim of the project
  • The outcomes of the project
  • How you will work with target group
  • How the project will work – a synopsis of what will happen in each session

 

Remuneration

Fee: 2 day project – £79.50 preparation fee + £318 delivery fee = £397.50

4 day project – £79.50 preparation fee + £636 delivery fee = £715.50

If the school wishes to take on a more ambitious project then they will have to pay for those additional days on top and should be negotiated with the artist directly

Materials: There is a materials allowance of up to £30 for 2 day projects and £60 for 4 day projects. If additional materials costs are required the artist will need to negotiate this directly with the school

Mileage: Mileage over a 50 mile roundtrip will be paid at £0.45 pence per mile (up to a maximum of £30 per session)

 

Skills, Qualifications & Experience

Essential:

  • Experience of working with the target group mentioned above
  • If working with children and young people or adults at risk you are required to have a DBS (if you do not hold a current DBS you must be willing to undertake one as soon as you are in placement, this will cost £50 for members and £55 for non-members)

 

Desirable:

Application Procedure

To apply please complete the online application form.

Selection Procedure

All applicants will be assessed:

  • Solely on the information provided within the application
  • Objectively, based on the requirements of the project outlined in this brief
  • By the selection panel, drawn from the members of the board of Arts Connection, and, where appropriate representatives of partner organisations.

WARNING – Failure to supply all the required information will seriously affect your application.

If you have any queries or require support to complete your application please contact the office.

Deadline for submissions: 5pm, Thursday 18th April 2019

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Artist Brief for Arts Extravaganza

– Scheduled to take place July – Aug 2019 –

 

Background & Context

Our mission is to inspire and involve people in community arts, investing in and nurturing creativity. Arts Extravaganza is a 4 day project that takes place in July and August and is aimed at adults with learning disabilities.

 

Brief

Project Aim: To support adults with learning disabilities to express themselves creatively and support their general wellbeing

 

Project Outcomes:

  • Creation of tangible and intangible art works, either as an individual or a group
  • Improved wellbeing (confidence, mood, friendships, developed or improved skills)

 

What: Arts Extravaganza runs over four days in the Summer. We are looking for three artists working in any art form.  We have approximately 30 participants each day who come from a range of centres in North Powys. We split the group into three so each artist has approximately 10 participants each day. We also provide an enabler to support the workshop in addition to the care centre staff. As the groups rotate each week you will be delivering the same workshop three times with different participants (although some choose to stay with the same artist throughout). The fourth day usually includes a finishing off period for the morning session and then a sharing event in the afternoon where everybody gets together to celebrate what’s been created. Although we should stress the project is about process rather than product.

Each year we have a theme so that the different art forms have a shared focus. This year the theme is ‘Discover Wales’ and you your activities should reflect this.

 

Target Group: Adults with learning disabilities

 

Timescale: 26th July & 2nd, 9th & 16th August

 

Venue: Castle Caereinion Community Centre

 

Sessions: 4 days (11am – 3pm with lunch at 12.30 – 1.30pm)

 

For your application please refer to the following:

  • The aim of the project
  • The outcomes of the project
  • How you will work with target group
  • How the project will work – a brief session outline / plan

 

Remuneration

Fee:                           £106 per day (£424 per artist in total)

Materials:                To be agreed on appointment

Mileage:                  Mileage over a 50 mile roundtrip will be paid at £0.45 pence per mile (up to a maximum of £30 per session)

 

Skills, Qualifications & Experience

Essential:

  • Experience of working with the target group mentioned above

 

Desirable:

  • Ability to deliver bilingually

 

Application Procedure

To apply please complete the online application form.

 

Selection Procedure

All applicants will be assessed:

  • Solely on the information provided within the application
  • Objectively, based on the requirements of the project outlined in this brief
  • By the selection panel, drawn from the members of the board of Arts Connection, and, where appropriate representatives of partner organisations.

 

WARNING – Failure to supply all the required information will seriously affect your application.

 

If you have any queries or require support to complete your application please contact the office.

 

Deadline for submissions: 5pm, Friday 24th May 2019

 

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Enabler Brief for Arts Extravaganza

– Scheduled to take place July – Aug 2019 –

 

Background & Context

Our mission is to inspire and involve people in community arts, investing in and nurturing creativity. Arts Extravaganza is a 4 day project that takes place in July and August and is aimed at adults with learning disabilities.

 

Brief

Project Aim: To support adults with learning disabilities to express themselves creatively and support their general wellbeing

 

Project Outcomes:

  • Creation of tangible and intangible art works, either as an individual or a group
  • Improved wellbeing (confidence, mood, friendships, developed or improved skills)

 

What: Arts Extravaganza runs over four days in the Summer. We are looking for three enablers to support the three artists who will be delivering the project.  We have approximately 30 participants each day who come from a range of centres in North Powys. We split the group into three so each artist has approximately 10 participants each day. The enabler supports the artist in addition to the care centre staff. As the groups rotate each week the artist will be delivering the same workshop three times with different participants (although some choose to stay with the same artist throughout). The fourth day usually includes a finishing off period for the morning session and then a sharing event in the afternoon where everybody gets together to celebrate what’s been created. Although we should stress the project is about process rather than product.

Each year we have a theme so that the different art forms have a shared focus. This year the theme is ‘Discover Wales’.

 

Target Group: Adults with learning disabilities

 

Timescale: 26th July & 2nd, 9th & 16th August

 

Venue: Castle Caereinion Community Centre

 

Sessions: 4 days (11am – 3pm with lunch at 12.30 – 1.30pm)

 

For your application please refer to the following:

  • Your experience of working with adults with learning disabilities
  • Your interest in art forms and creative abilities

 

Remuneration

Fee:                           £42.40 (£169.60 per enabler in total)

Mileage:                  Mileage over a 50 mile roundtrip will be paid at £0.45 pence per mile (up to a maximum of £30 per session)

 

Skills, Qualifications & Experience

Essential:

  • Experience of working with the target group mentioned above

 

Desirable:

  • Ability to deliver bilingually

 

Application Procedure

To apply please complete the online application form.

 

Selection Procedure

All applicants will be assessed:

  • Solely on the information provided within the application
  • Objectively, based on the requirements of the project outlined in this brief
  • By the selection panel, drawn from the members of the board of Arts Connection, and, where appropriate representatives of partner organisations.

 

WARNING – Failure to supply all the required information will seriously affect your application.

 

If you have any queries or require support to complete your application please contact the office.

 

Deadline for submissions: 5pm, Friday 24th May 2019

 

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No Strings Attached

We are looking for musicians who are to volunteer for an hour per week on a Friday from 1 – 1.40pm to support pupils from Llanfyllin High School to learn skills on the guitar or bass. This is an informal lunch time session and just about providing help and a little bit of advice.

You must be over 18 years old

Mileage will be paid

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Ffilm Llanfyllin is run by a small group of passionate volunteers who love film and want to do something positive in the community. We run regular films events most Fridays at the Old New Inn in Llanfyllin.

We are looking for new volunteers to help with our screenings and plan the future programmes. We are specifically looking for volunteers to help with the following:

  • Taking money for tickets on the film night
  • Ability to think on your feet and sort any additional seating or other problems that might arise on the night
  • Assist with technical logistics – e.g. press play on the DVD player
  • Programming film screenings and events

We don’t expect you to help out every Friday but would hope that you could help out at 4 screenings per season. For our Oct – Dec 2018 season we specifically need help on the following dates:

  • 19th Oct
  • 16th Nov
  • 23rd Nov
  • 30th Nov

This is a great opportunity to meet new people and get free entrance to the film!

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