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Call for New Trustees

Help us make a positive difference – Join our Board

Are you looking to expand your skills and make a real and lasting difference in B&NES?

Creativity Works are looking to recruit new trustees to our board

Based in Radstock just outside of Bath, Creativity Works are focused on the power of creativity and artistic engagement to improve communities, health and wellbeing. We offer specialist training to artists through our co|Create programme, design place-making programmes to support developing local communities, and run outstanding artistic projects.

So why should you join us? We are at a pivotal time of change as an organisation – our ambitions for 2018-22 are to:

  • Further develop an enterprise based model to our work
  • Develop an MA in Socially Engaged Arts
  • Relocate to a new building to grow our work and the organisation.

We are looking to expand our trustee base and are particularly looking for trustees with a strong background in finance, law, HR, IT, enterprise or property acquisition.

The Board meets 6 times per year and is a friendly and committed team. This opportunity offers a chance to broaden your skills and continuing professional development as well as the possibility to undertake training in new areas and make a real difference to communities in Bath & North East Somerset and beyond.

To apply please send a letter outlining your interest and a CV to our Chair Louise Lappin-Cook: louiselappincook@gmail.com by the 30th June 2017.

‘It’s good to know that I’m a small part of something that has such a huge positive impact for the participants we work with’,
Exiting Trustee, 2017

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Volunteer Artist for The Radstock Arts Project

Creativity Works is seeking a passionate and reliable Volunteer Artist to work alongside Lead Artist Edwina Bridgeman, on ‘The Palace of Wonder,’ the first instalment of our new young people’s initiative, The Radstock Arts Project.

The weekly workshops will be welcoming and relaxed with an emphasis on the exploration of materials. These materials will vary from paint to clay, textiles to spray paint, there will be opportunities to work both 2 and 3 dimensionally, opportunities also to work collaboratively and independently.

Transformation of everyday materials is central to Edwina’s practice and the work made in the Palace will reflect this. The workshops will be non-judgemental and offer a space in which to explore ideas creatively in an atmosphere of mutual support. Sessions will include felt making, newspaper and tape modelling, painting, painting with oil bar, clay, costume design,  creating spaces/dens, textiles. The workshops will be run according to the participants interests.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send us your CV (or a description of your relevant experience) and tell us (in no more than 250 words) why you think you are suitable for this role and what you hope to gain from it.

Please send your applications to Oliver Jones oliver@creativityworks.org.uk by 10am on Wednesday 21st June. Please note that you must be available to start the project a week later on Wednesday 26th June

Download the full job description here: Volunteer Artist Job Description The Palace of Wonder

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