Art Support – Ancoats

Overview

Mustard Tree aims to combat poverty and create life transforming opportunities for people who are homeless or are at risk of becoming homeless.

 

Role Purpose

Support art lessons and workshops for Freedom Project volunteers, enabling them to explore new talents and achieve creative goals within a supportive community.

Role Title: Art Support
Responsible to: Creative Projects Coordinator
Volunteering hours: One session per week, to be agreed

 

What you’ll be doing: Role Description

  • Support art groups with mixed abilities and interests.
  • To develop art projects as agreed with the Creative Projects Coordinator and other art support friends.
  • Providing support to Freedom Volunteers and guests as they learn new skills.
  • To support and participate in performances, exhibitions and events of Freedom Volunteers’ and guests’ work as required.
  • Ensure the art area is kept clean and organised.

General Volunteering Duties

  • Work within health & safety guidelines and Mustard Tree policies and procedures
  • Embody Mustard values and represent the charity as required
  • Support Freedom Project volunteers and service users to feel part of the community

What we’re looking for: Person Specification

Specification Essential / Desirable
Enjoys working and building relationships with a range of people from different backgrounds Essential
Good communication with staff, volunteers and guests Essential
A passion for art and supporting others as they develop their own passion and skills Essential
Able to plan and provide structure to sessions, while also being able to work flexibly according to group needs Essential
Artistic background and experience Essential
Flexible and can-do attitude – encouraging others to work to our vision and values Essential
Experience facilitating art classes Desirable
Experience in working with vulnerable adults Desirable

If this sounds like you, please get in touch using our Friend Of MT Application Form and contact volunteering@mustardtree.org.uk so that we can find out a bit more about you, your skills, and interests.

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