Project Coordinator Volunteer

Studio Upstairs
Contract Type: 
Part Time
20 hours per month
Contract Details: 
This is a focused piece of work to begin as soon as possible and completed by May 31st 2020.
Details of Role: 

Studio Upstairs is seeking a reliable and organised Project Coordinator to assist with the development and production of an exhibition and supporting event/workshop programme in celebration of our 20th Anniversary since establishing the Bristol Studio. Studio Upstairs is an arts charity providing holistic support through providing access to artistic studios for people experiencing mental health difficulties or emotional distress. It is through attending Studio Upstairs that our members can develop a creative art practice in a supported environment, where the emphasis is placed on the development of an artistic identity.

This four months voluntary placement offers a fantastic opportunity for people interested in working in the field of Community Arts, Arts Therapy, Social Enterprise, Arts Events, Art Production and Project Management.

This is a varied role with great opportunities to gain an insight into a long-standing arts and health charity, helping the right candidate develop a wealth of experience and knowledge within the arts and charity sector.

The Project

Studio Upstairs Bristol celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, and the team along with the members of the Studio are keen to mark the occasion with a weekend of activity, including a group exhibition, opening event, talks, workshops and more.


Liaise with mangers, volunteers and members to ensure a service-user led project

Support with the design and development of the project

Marketing and promotion of the events, including social media, newspaper, radio, leaflets etc.

Organisation of install and delivery of exhibition and other programme activity

Evaluation of project

Desired Attributes

Some experience in planning and delivering projects or events

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

An interest in arts and understanding how they can enhance health and wellbeing

Experience working with vulnerable people

Excellent computer skills including design software 


This is a focused piece of work to begin as soon as possible and completed by May 31st 2020.

Hours required are 20 per month to be spread across the month flexibly to suit both the volunteer and the Studio. One working weekend required.

Place of work is Studio Upstairs Bristol, Units 1&2, Albion Dockside Estate, Hanover Place, Bristol BS1 6UT.


Closing date for applications is 5pm Friday 31st Jan 2020.

Closing Date: 
Friday, 31 January, 2020 - 17:00
How to Apply: 

Please email a CV and short covering letter outlining why you would like the opportunity to volunteer with Studio Upstairs to

Contact Person: 
Sharon Lewis
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 
Postal Address: 
Units 1 & 2, Albion Dockside Estate, Hanover Place, Bristol, BS1 6UT