OPPORTUNITIES

Art Group Facilitator

We are looking to recruit creative and reliable Art Facilitators. The successful applicant will hold a visual art degree and skills to effectively assist the group members to express themselves through creativity and other activities.

 

You will be required to be flexible and adaptable, supporting the group members and relevant areas of the organisation including overseeing any studio volunteers. 

 The hours and length of engagement is flexible.

Please download the  Application Form  and email completed to opportunities@studioupstairs.org.uk 

You can also attach a CV including a link or image samples of your artwork.

Studio Manager (Qualified Art Therapist) Bristol

Studio Upstairs needs an exceptional, self-motivated individual to join our Bristol team on Tuesday or Thursday.

The successful applicant will be an experienced, qualified art therapist and a practicing artist.

They will have a can-do attitude, be capable of handling a multitude of tasks and be able to stay calm under pressure.

This role will carry the primary responsibility for the creative process within the Visual Art Studio and for leading volunteers (trainees).

The main purpose of the role is to facilitate a safe environment, which enables Studio Members to effect change and growth on a personal level through therapeutic relationships and through the use of art materials.

Other responsibilities include: organising regular reviews of studio artists' artwork; providing individual support where necessary; helping organise exhibitions, events and facilitating monthly forums in the studio.

This is a freelance contract; fees are up to 21K per annum, pro-rata for one day per week between 9.45 - 5.15pm.

Group clinical supervision will be provided. The post holder will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check.

Please download the  Application Form  and email completed to opportunities@studioupstairs.org.uk 

You can also attach a CV including a link or image samples of your artwork.

Cover Studio Manager (Qualified Art Therapist)

Studio Upstairs is looking for Art Therapists who are interested to join our bank for occasional cover and/or maternity cover.

The cover work will be mainly in person for small groups which run 10m-5pm during the week.

Please indicate if you would be interested to facilitate weekend or evening sessions.

The ideal candidate will be local to the studio for which they are applying (Dalston, Croydon or Bristol).

The post holder will be required to provide their own professional indemnity insurance, DBS check, and to complete an induction prior to commencement.

To register your interest:

Please complete the  Application Form Cover Manager  and email to opportunities@studioupstairs.org.uk 

You can also attach a CV including a link or image samples of your artwork.

Sessional Group Facilitator‏

Studio Upstairs is looking for Artists, Art Teachers and Art Therapists who are interested to join our bank of sessional facilitators for evening and weekend art and wellbeing workshops.

The work will be with small groups - usually on 12-week terms.

Please indicate your availability and outline any relevant experience in workshop delivery.

The ideal candidate will be local to the studio for which they are applying (Dalston, Croydon or Bristol).

The post holder will be required to provide their own professional indemnity insurance, DBS check, and to complete an induction prior to commencement.

To Apply

Please complete the  Application Form  and email it to opportunities@studioupstairs.org.uk 

You can also attach a CV including a link or image samples of your artwork.

Studio Volunteer

Six month’s minimum commitment expected

This role is most suited for art therapists or art teachers (both also practicing artists) who are looking to make a contribution to a charitable organisation and learn about the model and practice at Studio Upstairs for career development purposes. 

All volunteers will be asked to sign a Volunteer Agreement which will explain the responsibilities and commitments 

How to apply: Please complete the Volunteer Application Form 2020 (also indicating at which location you are interested to volunteer) and email to opportunities@studioupstairs.org.uk

Office Volunteer (Bristol)

The main duties are to support the smooth running of the office. Tasks would include:

  • Answering the phone, booking appointments and visits

  • Filing and updating databases

  • Maintaining office equipment and art materials stock

  • Marketing and updating social media to promote the studio, artwork sales & events

  • Supporting the studio team and promoting the charity

  • 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 / Google equivalents

  • Good communication skills, written and verbal

  • An interest in the arts and mental well-being

How to apply: Please complete the Volunteer Application Form 2020 (also indicating at which location you are interested to volunteer) and email to 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

How to apply: Please complete the Volunteer Application Form 2020 (also indicating at which location you are interested to volunteer) and email to opportunities@studioupstairs.org.uk

Workshop Volunteers

We are now accepting proposals for remote workshops from artists. Please email your workshop proposal and CV to be considered for a session or taster session. In previous projects, we have done collage, puppetry or painting 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.