Category: Art

Curiosity Club

Curiosity Club Workshop Assistant (August & December 2024)

Opportunity: Curiosity Club Workshop assistant (August & December holiday 2024)
Curiosity Club inclusive and accessible activity days for Children aged 5-13 that takes place at St Patricks Church Hall in Heath Town during school holidays.
Are you looking for experience in childcare or community arts?
Could you assist in running activity days for children.
Assist in delivering inclusive activities and games.
Encourage creativity and imaginative play and support children with additional needs.
(Your children can attend the sessions with you when volunteering)
Dates for Summer holidays: Mon 12th , Tue 13th, Wed 14th, Thur 15th ,Mon 19th, Tue 20th, Wed 21st, Thur 22nd, Fri 23rd ,Tues27th, Wed 28th, Thu 29th Fri 30th August .
Dates for December holidays: Mon 30th, Tue 31st Dec, Thur 2nd &Fri 3rd Jan.
Requirements: Have an interest in helping children to play creatively, nurture their imagination and discover their potential. Are committed to equity, access and inclusion. Can remain calm in challenging situations. Can work well in a team and support others. Are willing and keen to learn. Can be reliable and get to the sessions on time.
Summer Holidays Planning and training session: Friday 19th August 10am-4pm
Christmas Holiday Planning and training session: Thursday 19th Dec 10am-4pm
Location: St Patricks Church Hall, Wolverhampton Road WV10 0QQ (near New Cross Hospital)
Hours: Flexible hours during project. Minimum of 1 hour per day plus participation in the training and planning day before that set sessions.
Expenses: Yes Travel expenses paid, lunch provided if needed.
DBS: Yes , Volunteers must be DBS check we can arrange this for you
We are looking for volunteers to help at our Curiosity Club inclusive Holiday activity days throughout 2024 .The activities are currently funded through City of Wolverhampton Council and Department of Education.

Creative Communities

Creative Communities Welcome Volunteers

Opportunity: Creative Communities Welcome Volunteer
Providing a warm welcome for parents and their children attending their creative workshops at their local Family Hub. Supporting the artist and community ambassador to deliver the art workshops, including setting up the session materials and furniture and clearing away materials at the end. Helping the entertain the children who attend with their parents with suitable art activities provided and toys.
Family Hub are: Rocket Pool, Graisley, Low Hill, Childrens Village, Dove, Whitmore Reans, Eastfield, Bingley
Requirements: Customer Service, Events support, children and families. Also available Council Training – bitesize training in health and safety, Equalities and customer service.
Location: Rocket Pool: Wednesdays 9am-12noon until 19th June
Graiseley: Fridays 9am to 12 noon until 28th June
Low Hill: Friday 12 -3pm until 28th June
Childrens Village: Mondays 9am-12noon from 8th April to 12 August
Dove: Tuesday 9am-12noon from 24th June to 30 September
Bingley: Tuesday 11:30am -2:30 pm from 25th June to 15th October
Hours: commitment 4 hours per week for 17 weeks
Expenses: No
DBS: Yes
Creative Communities has created an artist led programme for parents who feel lonely by using arts and crafts as medium to express themselves, socialise and improve their well being

Together In Penn Fields at Lea Road Community Church

Coffee stop , art workshop ,craft workshop volunteers

Opportunity: Coffee Stop
Supporting food preparation, serving, cleaning and tidying. Social interaction with community members, befriending and support services.
Art Workshop
Help run the art class by taking guidance off the art teacher and supporting members to engage in the different aspects of the lesson. Help in setting up, packing away and general cleaning duties. Big emphasis on befriending services.
Craft Workshop
Help run the art class by taking guidance off the craft leader and supporting members to engage in the different aspects of the group. Help in setting up, packing away and general cleaning duties. Big emphasis on befriending services.
Requirements: Friendly, approachable, happy to join in and enjoys meeting and talking with other adults and children. Reliable and trustworthy.
Location: Lea Road Community Church, Lea Road Wolverhampton WV3 0LW
Hours: Flexible/Open Ended. A weekly commitment preferred however can be less often depending on availability of the volunteer. This will be discussed.
Coffee Stop: Wednesday 12-2pm
Art Workshop: Friday 12-2pm
Craft Workshop: Friday 9:30-11:30
Expenses: Travel expenses can be made available
DBS: Yes Provided
We are a welcoming, inclusive and diverse building and respect all people entering building on what beliefs, race, values they hold.
We are requiring volunteers who are welcoming of all the above.

Royal Wolverhampton NHS Arts& Heritage

Arts and Heritage Coordinator

Opportunity: Arts and Heritage Coordinator.
The main duties of this role are : To be friendly and welcoming face for visitors to the Healthcare Heritage Hub ,Engage members of the public with exhibitions on display, Be an ambassador for the heritage collection, spreading word of the hub and its activity with their communities and network, Support the delivery of events and workshops are required , Record numbers of visitors to the HubCollect and record feedback form visitors , Promote upcoming events and activities with visitors, Attend special training in areas such as collections management and conservation (optional)
Requirements: Over the age of 18, Be able to clearly and confidently communicate in English (additional languages are also welcome) Be comfortable approaching and speaking to members of the public. No prior knowledge of local history or healthcare heritage is required but volunteers must be willingness to learn new information, be prepared to be on rota and be able to provide times/dates of their availability.
Location: The main venue will be the new Healthcare Heritage Centre in the Mander Health Hub, Mander Centre, upper mall, Wolverhampton WV1 3NH
Hours: Shifts throughout week, Mon-Sat between 9am-4pm. Sunday between 10.30 -4.30. Ideally at least one shift per week, at least two shifts per month. Shifts should ideally be around 4 hours, although longer shifts are welcomed should volunteers be able to dedicate more time
Expenses: Yes, Travel expense only
DBS: Yes, as per Trust policy we will require volunteers to complete a brief Occupational Health assessment and be DBS checked (The Trust will support this)
This voluntary role is to support our exciting Arts and Heritage programme and our community project “Care, Create, Conserve” Funded by The National Lottery Heritage Fund.

Medaille Trust

Activities Volunteer Women’s Group (Female Volunteers )

Opportunity: This role is now filled
Requirements: Good standard of spoken and written English and computer literate .Must be able to get to group session which is based outside of Birmingham City Centre. Experience of machine and hand sewing as well as haberdashery would be an advantage.
Location: Outside of Birmingham City Centre –Location to be discussed during recruitment process.
Hours: Monday- daytime Fortnightly we ask for 6 months commitment following training.
Expenses: Yes. We pay travel expenses and any additional expenses in line with our expenses policy
DBS: Yes An Enhanced DBS
Medaille Trusts mission is to provide refuge and freedom from modern slavery .We are one of the largest providers of supported safe house accommodation for victims of modern slavery in the UK

The Wolverhampton Grand Theatre.

Front of House Volunteer

Opportunity: Front of House Volunteer
To give patrons directions around the auditorium to the appropriate facilities before, during and after each performance in a friendly and efficient manner.
To check the seating area and evacuation routes are keep clear of obstacles and to assist patrons with disabilities to their seats.
To assist with our Memory Café that has been set up for people living with Dementia and to assist our patrons who are hard of hearing during our Captioned and BSL performances.
To support theatre community projects which may be offsite such as our Panto project each year and assist in delivering excellent customer service to our patrons.
Requirements: To promote and comply with Wolverhampton Grand Theatres equal opportunity policy in both the services and treatment of others.
Our training will build on your existing skills and experience to ensure you have the knowledge and confidence to fulfil your role as well as support and supervision throughout your time volunteering with us.
Location: The Wolverhampton Grand Theatre. Lichfield Street ,Wolverhampton, WV1 1DE
Hours : Evenings and Weekends
Expenses: Evenings and Weekends
DBS: We will obtain 2 references either personal or professional for all volunteers.
Wolverhampton Grand is a long –established Theatre in the heart of the Midlands. We are actively seeking volunteers from the Deaf and hard of hearing community , people over 60 and 18-30 looking for work experience to improve their CV

The Framers Gallery

Wolverhampton Art Festival 6th-7th July 2024

Opportunity: Back for its second year ,Wolverhampton Arts Festival 2024
As part of the festival , volunteers are required over the weekend to set up and bring down gazebos ,marshal the festivals .
In addition to the gazebos we have stalls inside the Mander Centre main ground floor open area .
The community hub in the mander centre is being used for the festival form 1st July to Saturday 6th July to host the schools and art groups competitions and try to promote the festival during the week preceding the event .
Requirements: Good communication skills well organised, art interest desired, but not necessary, events organising interest desired, but not necessary.
Location: Victoria Street Wolverhampton WV2 4LE & Mander Centre
Hours: Set up : Saturday 6th July 7am-10am
Help dissemble gazebos etc : Sunday 7th 4:00pm-6pm
Marshall the event: Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th 10:am-4:00pm
Expenses: TBC
At the beginning of each day the volunteers will be introduced to the whole team, the stage and workshop line ups and the daily activities will be shared with the whole team.

S&K Creative Artz C.I.C

Volunteer Coordinator

Opportunity: S&K Creative Artz C.I.C is looking for a volunteer coordinator who would like to help support their volunteers and make a positive difference in the organisation. We are looking for a detail-oriented and focused volunteer coordinator to be responsible for our database of volunteers and volunteer opportunities. You should uphold the values of our organisation while ensuring the comfort of our volunteers in their positions
Brief role of tasks/duties: Recruiting, training and supervising new volunteers. Collecting volunteer information, availability, and skills and maintaining an up-to-date database. Using marketing tools such as outreach programs, e-mails and volunteer database. Keeping new and existing volunteers informed about the organisation and volunteer opportunities. Matching volunteers to opportunities that suits their skill sets and ensuring they understand their responsibilities and receive the proper training. Organising training and leading on the job training. Keeping schedules and records of volunteers works .Preparing codes of conduct and operating procedures to uphold the organisation values. Ensuring the organisation purpose is conveyed to the public.
Requirements: Experience in being a volunteer coordinator or similar position. An associate’s degree in business management, human resources, or a similar field. Experience in volunteering and recruitment. Working knowledge of databases .Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Excellent organisation and team-building skills .There will be an induction meeting
Location: Homeworking
Hours: Monday –Friday Maximum 3 days per week. Commitment 6 months -1 year Flexibility will be given for any holidays .Will work around the suitable person.
Expenses: Yes When attending any face to face sessions or travelling to a community meeting Travel expenses will be provided.
DBS: Yes plus References
To support children’s art talents by working with children aged 8-12 years old .Providing art talents through digital art, drawing and painting.

S&K Creative Artz Kidz CIC

Safeguarding Lead

Opportunity: Safeguarding Lead
• Provide support to volunteers/staff around any safeguarding issues or concerns
• Ensure safeguarding cases are referred to relevant professionals with support
• Ensure all staff and volunteers receive safeguarding training
• Ensure safeguarding policy is up to date and reviewed regularly linking to statutory policies and procedures guidance.
• Ensuring that all staff are fully trained in safeguarding and know how to spot and raise concerns.
• Help to maintain an effective staff supervision programme
• Has up to date regular safeguarding training to fulfil their role.
Requirements: Good communication skills .Ability to be proactive. Have good safeguarding training experience .Experience working with children and young people .Ability to work as a team player .There will be an induction meeting.
Location: Remote Home working
Hours: Monday-Friday (Maximum 3 days per week) Flexibility will be given for any holidays. Will work around the suitable person. Minimum commitment 6 months
Expenses: Yes when attending any face 2 face sessions or travelling to a community meeting. Travel expenses will be provided
DBS: Yes
To support children’s art talents by working with children aged 8-12 years old Providing art talents through digital art, drawing and painting.

West Caribbean Parent&Friends Association Activities Co-Ordinator

Opportunity: Duties include: Open the building and set up table and chairs. Make tea and coffee .Do gentle exercise .Coordinate activities e.g. organise trips and attendance at different events .Organise guest speakers on relevant topics such as health issues .Keep in touch with elders who are not able to attend .Do arts and crafts.
Requirements: People person and some experience of working with the elderly, Coordinating activities and Exercise instructor .There is also an induction & training provided
Location: St Andrews Church Hall. St Andrews Close Whitmore Reans Wolverhampton WV6 OAA
Hours: Wednesday 11am to 1pm
Expenses: Yes Bus fares and travel costs if attending trips and /or events with the elders groups will be paid.
DBS: Yes
The Association established over 50 years ago continues to serve the local community by promoting cultural, inter generational working and lifelong learning. Through its Elders Group it provides an environment where people can socialise to improve the health and wellbeing and reduce isolation for elderly residents in Wolverhampton.

Livin Lives : Womens Group Assistant

Volunteer needed to assist group leader with coffee mornings and women’s group sessions.
Opportunity : Tasks include preparing and serving refreshments, meet and greet ladies as they arrive, display paperwork and information needed for sessions, participate in most group sessions where possible.
Groups sessions include Mother support sessions, Health and Well being, Arts & Crafts and more which will be discussed at interview.
Requirements: A friendly, empathetic, caring, good listener, none-judgemental and patient person would be ideal for this position.
Location: Low Hill Community Hub, Kempthorne Avenue, Wolverhampton WV10 9JJ.
Hours: Fridays 11.00am -3.00pm
Expenses : Yes Travel Expenses only.
DBS: Yes.
There will be an induction and volunteers will be supported with training in order to fulfill their role effectively and to work safely

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