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LANTERN MAKING


Surtal Arts are organising a Lantern Parade as part of Derby Season of Light Festival which will be take place on the day of the Derby's Christmas Light Switch On in November 2021. Surtal Arts are looking for 3-4 committed volunteers who can help them make 3-4 large lantern scluptures and carry them in the lantern parade (your friends can be involved on the day to give you a hand). Students will be guided by a professional artists. This opportunity is open to all who wants to get involved in community work or studying arts & design or Creating arts therapy. Volunteering will be from end of September to 20th November. Dates and times will flexible. Students can work together or work individually using own initiative at a space provided by Surtal Arts. The finished lantern scluptures that the student/s areate will be profiled on the organisation's website & social media platform. Surtal Arts is a charity working to improve the lives of young people. The events we organise depend on the generousity of our Volunteers. If you can help please get in touch.




WORKSHOP & EVENTS ASSISTANT


As part of Derby Season Of Light, Surtal Arts will be organising various arts workshops and events around Derby & Derbyshire. Volunteers are required to help setting up the workshops, assist artist delivering arts activities, cleaning up afterwards, take participants' feedback and record it, serve refreshments if required. Duration of volunteeing October half term to December 2021. Volunteers need to be committed and responsible people who are good with people, takes initiative, friendly, great in communication and are able to promote the organisation. This will be very much like providing a 'customer service', and therefore it will be suitable for students wanting to work in the creative industry or customer facing organisations. Interested? Get In Touch




IMAGE EDITING & WEBSITE UPDATE


Surtal Arts require a creative individual who is good at taking photographs, editing images and create engaging images for social media postings & Ads, update website content and newsletter. If this person is also good at content writing then that would be brilliant as they can help the organisation with producing their monthly newsletter. This volunteering position can start immedialy and can continue till March 2022. This position could lead to a paid position if a right volunteer is found. If you think you can help Get In Touch.




RESEARCH & ASSIST WITH GRANT APPLICATION


As an organisation Surtal Arts are always looking to raise fund from various sources to develop new and support their existing projects around arts in mental health and young people. They have an opportunity 3-5hrs per week for a volunteer who has good research and creative writing abilities and have good understanding of 'arts in health' or 'Therapautic arts'. Volunteer will work closely with the organisation's project manager either from home or at their office. If you can help us with this important work, please Get In Touch.