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Job Title Art Project Support Volunteer
Our Reference J33891
Employment Term Volunteering
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Salary Negotiable
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Name of Organisation: ActionSpace

Job title: Art Project Support Volunteer

Employment Term: Volunteering

Locations: Holborn, Clapham, Wembley, Newham (4 studios)

Time: Various - 9.30am - 4pm (Morning and/or afternoons) Monday to Saturdays

ABOUT US: ActionSpace is a London based visual arts organisation.
We support artists with learning disabilities and create innovative projects for people with learning disabilities to engage with the visual arts.

SUMMARY OF ROLE: The aim of this voluntary role is to support the Artist Facilitator during studio sessions.

TASKS/DUTIES:
• Under the direction of the Artist Facilitator and/or Assistant Facilitator, work with the artist participants on a 1:1 basis to help them explore techniques, identify interests, refine ideas, research and plan how to take creative projects forward
• Working within ActionSpace’s Health and Safety policy
• Help with lunch and snacks
• Clear up after sessions
• Help on group trips to galleries and exhibitions

SKILLS/EXPERIENCE NEEDED:
• Willingness to bring own creativity to ActionSpace
• Willingness to listen and sensitivity with the participants
• Open to new ideas and points of view
• Committed approach
• Good time-keeping

OTHER INFO:
• Volunteers are usually assigned to 1 day of the week. We ideally would like them to commit to at least 3 months from when they start
• All volunteers will receive an induction with the General Manager and/or Pastoral Care Coordinator
• All volunteers will undergo a 2 week trial on a project to ensure that they are happy and can support the project
• All volunteers will receive mentoring and guidance from the Artist Facilitator during sessions
• ActionSpace will organise informal training, social and networking events, and will circulate information about volunteer’s own projects to the network.
• Volunteers will be made aware of training and other opportunities that arise outside of ActionSpace which they can access
• Trave;/food expenses provided up to £10 for half day and £12 for a full day

Website: www.actionspace.org

Apply here: If you are interested please contact philip@actionspace.org

AWARDS AND RECOGNITION:
Did you know that all of your volunteering hours can count towards your HEAR and make you eligible for a Volunteer Award? This is a perfect way to help develop your employability and stand out from the crowd!
Contact thevteam@uwl.ac.uk to ask for your logbook and to know more about how you can get a volunteering award this year!


     
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