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Volunteer at Brighton Festival 2022!

Brighton Festival are looking for reliable and enthusiastic people to help deliver festival events and represent the festival across Brighton, apply now.

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Brighton Works Week 2021: Thursday 28 October is about Arts and Creative

Find out how to break into the Creative industry with UnitedUs or hear from a self-employed artist about how to start out.

Apply for arts/heritage/media volunteering to get your skills up before term ends!

Volunteering is one of the key ways students can get degree-related work experience before they graduate. The University of Brighton’s Volunteering Service, Active Student, has a fantastic, free service available to University of Brighton students, to access rewarding, safe and supported volunteering opportunities. Did you know? You have a dedicated Volunteering Project Officer at City…

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Fabrica (Brighton) Gallery Volunteer Role – contact the Active Student Volunteering Service to apply

Spring exhibition: A Simple Act of Wonder Artists: Walter & Zionel Sat 18 Apr–Sun 31 May 2020 Front of House Gallery Volunteering role available for students to apply for via the University’s Volunteering Service, Active Student: Tel: 01273 644145 E-mail: volunteering@brighton.ac.uk (students) Website: www.brighton.ac.uk/careers/volunteering Exploring ideas of place and our power to re-imagine the world, acclaimed…

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Interested in publishing?

  We recently hosted an event at the University of Brighton attended by Creative Access and the Publishers’ Association. For those of you who weren’t able to attend we have been sent a blog which the organisers have kindly put together highlighting key points from the evening. For more information read on…   Brighton rocks…

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Pep up your CV with some amazing arts, heritage or media work experience through local volunteering in Brighton!

Your University of Brighton Active Student Volunteering Service volunteering has hundreds of volunteering opportunities available for application! And did you know, you have a dedicated Volunteering Project Officer for arts, humanities and media volunteering at City Campus, covering Grand Parade, Pavilion Parade and Edward St? Make the opportunity to look into volunteering through the university…

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Arts, heritage and media work experience opportunities through volunteering: Pop-up stand on Fri 29 Nov at 1-2:30pm, Grand Parade Cafe, City Campus

Arts, heritage and media work experience opportunities through volunteering Gain arts and heritage related work experience, develop new skills and make a valuable contribution to your local community. Visit Jody on the Active Student Volunteering Service pop-up stand on Friday 29 November in the Grand Parade café between 1-2.30pm, to find out about the wide…

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Photoworks, Brighton Dome & Festival, Fabrica, ONCA Gallery opportunities and more! – a taster of arts, heritage and media volunteer roles available via the Active Student Volunteering Service

Welcome new and old Brighton student volunteers! Every term we put together a taster of volunteering opportunities in arts, media and heritage, especially aimed at City Campus students on related degree courses in Grand Parade, Pavilion Parade and Edward Street. Don’t be fooled though! This is not the full list of Active Student Volunteering Service…

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Wired Sussex Jobs Fair in Brighton

Interested in a career with a digital media company? Then get yourself along to the largest digital, creative, tech Careers Fair in the South East showcasing the best job opportunities and companies from Brighton and beyond. Entrance is free! Whether you’re looking for a job in design, marketing, games, production, virtual reality, web and app…

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Term may be over but the events keep coming…

A petite roundup-ette of events kicking off just after the end of the academic year – nice timing or what?… 12 June – Equality and Inclusion Partnership Jobs Fair, Churchill Square, Brighton. Local public sector services have come together to promote the city’s public service organisations as employers of choice where individuals can develop interesting…

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Enter an alternate Afrofuturist reality: Lighthouse, Brighton-based arts charity, seeking exhibition invigilation volunteers for “Distorted Constellations” during the Brighton Festival in May

We are looking for volunteers to invigilate the work and performances at Lighthouse during Brighton Festival, May 1-19 2019. Lighthouse is seeking people who have a interest in immersive and performative work. This will be a great chance to see behind the scenes and learn what it takes to exhibit an immersive multi-sensory work. Lighthouse…

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Amazing arts and heritage sector volunteering opportunities

ARTS & HERITAGE volunteering opportunities… A portfolio of amazing arts and heritage sector volunteering opportunities. – Add to your CV, complement your degree, network and get involved with your local community. Active Student helps University of Brighton students and staff to find and apply for local, rewarding, safe and supported volunteering opportunities that will enhance…

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Charleston: Home of the Bloomsbury Group – gallery, garden and learning volunteering opportunities available for application

Charleston: Home of the Bloomsbury Group – gallery, garden and learning volunteering opportunities available for application Charleston is open to the public on Wednesday – Sunday from April until October each year with some special ‘winter’ tours available between November and March. The house and garden are presented to look as they would have done…

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Brighton Dome’s Historical Research Volunteer role – applications open again!

Historical Research Volunteer – Brighton Dome and Festival Role details The Grade I listed Brighton Dome has a rich 200-year history. Built by Prince Regent as a stable block, our venue has transformed from a Victorian skating rink, to a WW1 military hospital, and is now a leading performing arts venue. We are looking for…

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Arts and heritage volunteering oppportunities: latest info booklet – get reading, get applying, get experience

ARTS & HERITAGE volunteering opportunities… A portfolio of amazing arts and heritage sector volunteering opportunities. – Add to your CV, complement your degree, network and get involved with your local community. Active Student helps University of Brighton students and staff to find and apply for local, rewarding, safe and supported volunteering opportunities that will enhance…

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Creative Recovery, Curatorial and Arts Admin Volunteer – 16 Days of Action exhibition

Creative Recovery, Curatorial and Arts Admin Volunteer – with Veritas Justice CIC The role As part of the 16 Days of Action Against Violence against Women and Girls Campaign 2018 (http://16daysofaction.co.uk/) and to commemorate the 6th anniversary of the Stalking Law Reform in England and Wales, Veritas will be holding an art exhibition at the…

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Historical Research Volunteer – a not to be missed opportunity with Brighton Dome (deadline 18 July)

Historical Research Volunteer – Brighton Dome and Festival Role details We are looking for volunteers to help us uncover some of the hidden histories of these iconic buildings through an in-depth research project. Your research will directly contribute to material that appears in the newly re-opened Corn Exchange and Studio theatre and in future exhibitions….

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Photoworks and Brighton Photo Biennial: volunteering opportunities in front of house, invigilation, communications, art installation exhibition team

About Photoworks and Brighton Photo Biennial: 28 September-28 October 2018 Photoworks will be presenting the month-long photography festival, Brighton Photo Biennial in the Autumn, 2018. It will be curated by our new Director Shoair Mavlian, formerly curator of photography at Tate Modern. Photoworks is an organisation dedicated to supporting and promoting emerging contemporary practice across…

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FABRICA Centre for Contemporary Art – Fantastic Year-long ‘Behind the Scenes’ Opportunity in Finance and Office Support

The role To provide help and support with: Recording and reconciling of petty cash receipts Processing out going invoices onto quickbooks eg venue hire bookings Processing in coming invoices from suppliers and freelancers Chase up and collate staff timesheets for payroll Setting up and maintaining a good finance/accounts filing system Undertake week/monthly bank reconciliations. Time…

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Volunteer for one of the most respected and prestigious arts & heritage organisations in Brighton. It’ll get you loads of experience & will look amazing on your CV!

Royal Pavilion Estate – Garden Greeter Volunteer We are currently looking for volunteers to join our Garden Greeter team for the Royal Pavilion Estate through the summer season until September 2018. Benefits Volunteer for one of the most respected and prestigious arts and heritage organisations in Brighton and Hove. It’ll bring you loads of skills and…

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