Hospital Workshop Leader: Mini Art Explorers x Bright Futures UK

Do you love art? Are you passionate about breaking down barriers to accessing arts & culture for families? Join Art Explora and Bright Futures as a Mini Art volunteer to deliver fun creative activities to children and families in a hospital setting,

What You'll Do: 

The project aims to bring fun, lively and creative art workshops to young people in hospitals across London to children aged between 5- 8 years old.


As a Hospital Workshop Leader, you will play a vital role in this project by:

  • Delivering one hour of creative activities to children and their families in a hospital setting. If you are a confident communicator and passionate about arts and culture, we would love to hear from you. Volunteers will have a library of simple creative activities to use at the sessions.
  • You will use your creativity and passion for the arts to ensure the sessions are adaptive and accessible to cater to the interests and abilities of young people with long-term illness.
  • Providing a positive and supportive learning environment: You will create a welcoming and inclusive space where young people feel comfortable expressing themselves and trying new things.
  • Offering encouragement and guidance: You will support young people in exploring their artistic talents and developing new skills.
  • Collaborating with Bright Futures UK Staff and healthcare staff: You will work closely with staff to ensure that the workshops are delivered in a safe and sensitive manner.
Why You'll Love It: 
  • The opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of young people
  • Valuable experience in workshop facilitation and adaption in simple creative arts activities to provide valuable arts education.
  • The chance to develop your creativity and communication skills
  • Training and support from Art Explora and Bright Futures UK
  • The satisfaction of being part of a meaningful project
What You'll Learn: 
  • Creative facilitation skills 
  • Communication skills  
  • Public speaking skills  
  • Arts Education tools
What We're Looking For: 
  • A passion for the arts and creativity
  • Enthusiasm for working with young people
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to be flexible and adaptable
  • A reliable and trustworthy nature
  • A friendly and approachable manner
Young People
United Kingdom
Location of opportunity: 
In children's hospitals.
0 Weeks Minimum
2 Hours / Week
Skills you will develop: 
Active listening
Public Speaking
Relevant interests: 
Arts and Sculpture
Charity / Nonprofit
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