Studio Volunteer

The Tyne Housing creative arts studio is a learning space offering opportunities for vulnerable adults to develop creative arts skills in a relaxed, mutually supportive environment.


Volunteer Role and responsibilities:


To assist the studio project worker, Mark Fox, in running creative art sessions for vulnerable adults. These will include:


  • To support with group art projects
  • To support Individual art projects
  • Supporting attendees with art methods and techniques
  • To support Music production projects
  • To offer refreshments and equipment
  • Helping to prepare materials to be used in the sessions
  • Encouraging attendees to develop artistic skills
  • Ensuring safe working practices are adhered to
  • Helping to provide a friendly, safe and supportive environment for individuals who use the workshop and creative studio
  • To take part in sessions, making your own art to show attendees that you’re part of our group, and not an outsider looking in
  • To and engage with attendees, encourage engagement and assist them to feel relaxed
  • To help clear up equipment
  • Feel free to suggest ideas about artistic methods to Mark as they might be suitable for group activity
  • To assist Mark with potential project planning

Skills

  • You will require great communication skills, a willingness to start conversations and be a keen listener
  • An enthusiasm for and / or knowledge of creative arts, including: drawing, design, painting, music making and similar
  • Though not essential, an enthusiasm for and / or background in working with vulnerable adults


Details

  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 10/06/2022

End Date: 01/08/2023

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Availability Details

Tuesday: 10.00am - 12.00pm Wednesday: 10.00am - 12.00pm or 1.00pm - 3.00pm Thursday: 10.00am - 12.00pm or 1.00pm - 3.00pm


Location

Wilfred Street,
Byker
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear
NE6 1JQ


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