Opportunities

Studio Volunteer, Bristol Studio

Hours
Part Time, 6 months minimum commitment, 7 hours per week
Location
Bristol
 
Application Deadline:  Tuesday, 12 June, 1pm
 
Studio Volunteers support the Studio Managers one day a week (10am-5pm)
● Volunteers assist the Studio Managers with the daily running of the studio space. This can include care for equipment, support in art making processes and approaches, cleaning, assisting members with technical matters, helping members with research and other tasks as appropriate.
● Volunteers are encouraged to engage with the membership and to balance this with continuing work on their own artwork.
● Studio Volunteers are supported by the Studio Managers. They are invited to attend weekly peer supervision with Studio Managers.
● Take part in organising / go to Studio exhibitions and outings.

Why volunteer with Studio Upstairs?
● You will experience and contribute to the unique community environment of the Studio which supports personal and professional development
● You will have an opportunity to develop your own work and use the Studio facilities
● You will be invited to exhibit in Studio Upstairs exhibitions and to take part in all community events
● Learning new skills
● The Studio will provide references towards your future employment or education

Person specification:

  • Commitment (6 months minimum required)
  • Resilience
  • Energy
  • Art Practice
  • Interest in community arts
  • Interest and willingness to work with others

How to apply

Please email bristolstudio@studioupstairs.org.uk for an application form

 


Models for Art Classes Wanted, South London

Studio Upstairs is looking for models of all shapes and sizes (18+), both male and female to join our Model Directory. If you are interested, are accustomed to a range of poses and positions, and would like to build your experience within our creative studios, please send us your details including a snapshot and we will be in touch.

Person specification

∙ A calm and professional demeanor

∙ Able to hold a standing or sitting pose for at least 30 minutes, (sittings range from 1 to 2 hours, with breaks)

Comfortable modeling in front of groups ranging from 10-20 people max. Nude modeling is not an essential requirement, this could be for head portraits as well in everyday clothes.

The rate of pay for models is £10 to £15 per hour depending on experience and requirements. Work engagement is a subject to written agreement with the arrangements.

The Studio Space at 2-4 Park Street, CR0 1YE is a welcoming environment where people can work in a range of artistic media, alongside others in a safe, therapeutic setting.

How to apply: Please email opportunities@studioupstairs.org.uk

 


Cover Studio Manager (Qualified Art Therapist)

Studio Upstairs is looking for Art Therapists who are interested to join our lists for occasional cover in London or Bristol.

The post holder will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check and provide their own professional indemnity insurance. 

The application form is available on request from opportunities@studioupstairs.org.uk  

 


Marketing and Outreach Volunteers

Studio Upstairs is currently looking for Marketing and Outreach volunteers to assist in the promotion of our income generating activities and strengthen our image and relationships with local people, businesses, organisations, current and potential members. The role is flexible and we are interested in hearing from candidates who can work on-site or from home.

Key Skills Required

  • Confident with strong interpersonal skills
  • Able to work on own initiative as well as part of a team
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel and Photoshop and/or InDesign
  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal
  • An interest in the arts and mental well-being
  • Knowledge of the local area and its organisations and institutions would be an advantage

Six month’s minimum commitment expected

How to apply: Please email your CV and covering letter (also indicating at which location you are interested to volunteer)  to opportunities@studioupstairs.org.uk

 


Office Volunteer

We currently have vacancies in both the London and Bristol offices. In this role you will help us and gain experience in:

  • Marketing and PR
  • General office skills: answering the phones and responding to emails; monitoring stationary and art materials; maintaining a database of contacts; files and records management

This is a great opportunity to work in a vibrant and creative atmosphere, whilst gaining further administrative skills and contributing to an established project, which is evolving and expanding.

Key Skills Required

  • Organised and accurate
  • Good general administrative skills
  • Able to work on own initiative as well as part of a team
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel
  • Good communication skills, written and verbal.
  • An interest in the arts and mental well-being

Six month’s minimum commitment expected

How to apply: Please email your CV and covering letter (also indicating at which location you are interested to volunteer)  to opportunities@studioupstairs.org.uk

 


Workshop Volunteers/ Artists, London Studio

We are now accepting proposals for short-term workshops from artists. Please email your workshop proposal and CV to be considered for a session or taster session. We are looking for artists and art students who would be willing to volunteer to run art projects of their own design on various uses of art materials and techniques for up to four to six weeks at a time. In previous projects, we have done puppetry, graphic design, portrait painting, oil paint techniques.

Please email your CV to opportunities@studioupstairs.org.uk  along with a short cover note on why you would like to run a project with us.