Helium Arts is seeking a motivated and highly organised individual to support our Creative Health Hub Programme launching in early 2019. The role will allow the right candidate to be a part of the launch, implementation, and development of the Creative Health Hub Programme taking place over multiple sites including Cork and Limerick. You will be a key team member, supporting the implementation of an innovative arts and health initiative, the first of its kind in Ireland. This is a great opportunity for an emerging cultural professional or healthcare administrator looking for a change of direction with an interest in arts and health, project management, and artist support.

The role will be based in our Mullingar office with the possibility of working remotely. The hours are flexible but with a minimum commitment of two days per week

What you will be doing:

  • Complete weekly administration tasks in relation to:
    • Team and stakeholder communications
    • Evaluation and monitoring
    • Governance of the programme including policy procedures
    • Administration of arts on referral system, including communications with families
  • Assist in organising artist development and training
  • Support the public launch event in Cork in March 2019 and in Limerick in April 2019
  • Support communications and the implementation of the marketing plan
  • Developing logistics by assisting with planning documents, schedules and sharing of information among the team
  • Being trusted with responsibility and tasks

You will Receive

  • Support and supervision
  • Pre-approved expenses reimbursed
  • Insurance cover
  • Access to any relevant training opportunities
  • An excellent learning environment with Ireland’s national children’s arts and health charity
  • Introduction to a network of colleagues in the artistic and arts and health community.
  • Feedback, evaluation and references
    • Monthly progress and planning meetings to make sure you are getting the most out of your volunteer position
    • Engaged mentorship from the Programme Manager and the management team
    • Career advice for your next step after the volunteer position

Please apply if you have…

  • Excellent interpersonal and effective organisational skills.
  • Good time management and ability to multi-task with attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • A strong interest in the arts.
  • A positive and active sense of team spirit, curiosity and drive.
  • Good IT skills – Word and Excel in particular and some social media.
  • Good problem solving abilities.
  • Fluent English
  • Ability to work independently and develop ideas through own initiative
  • Willingness to ‘roll up sleeves’ and help where needed to ensure the project meets its goals

To apply, please send a short Cover Letter and up to date C.V. to kim@helium.ie by Friday, February 8th.  Following receipt of your application, interviews will take place shortly after in February. If you have any queries regarding any of the above, please email kim@helium.ie

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Date Posted: 9 January 2019
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