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Opportunities/Links

Project Opportunities 

Wavelength - a FREE, community-based, creative music making programme for young people aged 12-18 with mental health conditions living in Birmingham and Solihull. We are currently accepting applications for this project. Clink on the flyer image below to download the application form.

Plugin - a FREE creative music-making project for young inpatients aged 12-25, focused on using music technology to achieve musical and wellbeing outcomes. The project aims to build participants’ self-esteem, help them connect with others and encourage them to express their feelings and emotions through music. The project is based in 5 hospital settings:

  • Ardeleigh FCAMHS and Adriatic Ward

  • Birmingham Children's Hospital Parkview Clinic (all wards)

  • Birmingham Children's Hospital oncology/burns wards

  • Tamarind/Reaside Clinic

  • Woodbourne Priory Hospital

If you (or your child) are an inpatient in one of these settings and would like to take part, please speak to your keyworker to register interest and to obtain a simple application.

Training Opportunities

New Horizons - This page will be updated with details of our next course towards the end of 2019. 

Project Shadowing/ Young Music Leader/ Supported Music Leader Roles - Please see work/job opportunities below.

Work/Job Opportunities
We currently have the following vacancies open, detailed below. Please click on the icons to see the brief and person specification for each role as well as details of the application process. Do feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

Hidden Voices Assistant Music Leaders x 6 roles

Midlands Arts Centre (MAC), in partnership with Quench Arts and Midland Mencap, are seeking to appoint 6 Assistant Music Leaders for the new Hidden Voices programme in Birmingham. Hidden Voices is a project for female carers within diverse communities across the city, supported by Spirit of 2012’s Carers’ Music Fund. Click on the image to see the brief and application information.

Deadline for applications: 10th January 2020.

Interviews/audition: 16th January 2020.

Plugin Project Young Music Leaders (YML) x 3 roles

Quench Arts is seeking to appoint 3 freelance Young Music Leaders for our Plugin project, which provides creative music-making opportunities for young people aged 12-25 who face barriers to music-making due to being mental health inpatients or being unable to access other community based provision. The project uses accessible music technology to develop musical skills and composition, whilst building participants’ self-esteem, emotional literacy and social connectedness. These roles will cover one year of Plugin activity, from Feb 2020-December 2020. Click on the images to see the job description brief and the person specification.

Deadline for applications: Fri 17th January 2020, 12 noon.

Interviews/audition: Wed 22nd January 2020.

Plugin Project Young Project Coordinator (YPC) Role 

Quench Arts is seeking to appoint a freelance Young Assistant Project Coordinator for our Plugin project, which provides creative music-making opportunities for young people aged 12-25 who face barriers to music-making due to being mental health inpatients or being unable to access other community based provision. The Young Assistant Project Coordinator will support project coordination and benefit from mentoring and supervision from Quench Arts Directors to develop their skills and knowledge.The Young Assistant Project Coordinator post is a freelance role for 7.5 hours a week over 35 weeks per year. We envisage that this role will cover the remaining 2 years of Plugin programme activity, beginning in Feb 2020, though the freelance contract offered will be renewed on an annual basis, subject to performance. Click on the logos to see the job description brief and the person specification.

Deadline for applications: Fri 17th January 2020, 12 noon.

Interviews: Thurs 23rd January 2020.

Volunteering Opportunities

Wavelength Volunteer Peer Mentor - we are currently recruiting for a Volunteer Peer Mentor for our Wavelength project, a creative music making programme for young people aged 12-18 with mental health conditions. Clink on the logo to read more about the role and application process. All applicants must be between the age of 18-25 years old for the duration of the role. The deadline for applications is 5pm, Thurs 12th Dec. Intetviews will take place on Tues 17th Dec 2019.

Sorry, all our other volunteer role have been filled for current projects. Please give us a follow on our social media sites to find out about any future volunteering opportunities.

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