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Opportunities

Opportunities

Your one-stop-shop for opportunities to join our participatory projects, recruitment, freelance work and artist call-outs.

 

Current opportunities and recruitment:

We’re recruiting a Freelance Fundraiser

We’re recruiting a Freelance Producer

Highly Sprung are looking for a talented and creative fundraiser to join our team, helping us sustain and grow our income.

The Fundraiser will play a key role within the charity. We are looking for a talented individual to secure funding for projects and core costs for 2025 onwards.

You will play a vital part in helping us to achieve our long-term mission and provide more opportunities for children and young people to benefit from the transformational potential of our work.

We particularly welcome applications from those currently underrepresented in the cultural sector, including those from the global majority and those who experience systemic inequality or disadvantage.

This is a temporary, freelance role, working 3 days a week for 6 months. The fee is £8,400 / FTE £28, 000. For more info and to apply, please download our job pack and application form below.

If you need information in another format or have any access requirements, please contact cheryl@highlysprungperformance.co.uk or call us on 07780626604.

The deadline to apply is 5pm on Thursday 16th May 2024. 

Young Producers callout for Ages 14-15 

HAF (Holiday Activities & Food) Easter 2024

Are you aged 14-15? Do you want to learn more about how theatre is produced? 

 

For the first time ever we are opening up our successful Coventry Young Producers Collective (CYPC) to all young people. This exciting development programme introduces different careers and skills within the performance making industries. 

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As part of CYPC, there are some key activities which take place:

 

  • Residencies: In person, day long opportunities to work with the full CYPC cohort, introducing and developing the skills, knowledge and competencies needed to fulfil the project.
  • Industry Expert Sessions: providing an insight into the experience and work of various experts, followed by Q&A sessions.
  • CYPC Meetings: Online weekly meetings to plan and check-in with project tasks, as well as hear from our industry experts.
  • Physical Fellowship Festival: A week-long festival at the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry, planned and produced by CYPC. The festival provides creative opportunities for more than 400 young people aged 11-19, from 12 regional secondary schools. 

 

The CYPCP programme takes place between May, June and July 2024, and is open to any young person aged 14 or 15.  

 

Callout for Volunteer Chaperones

Callout for Volunteer Chaperones

Could you be the chaperone we are looking for?
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 At Highly Sprung we are looking to expand our pool of volunteer chaperones for our under 16s at rehearsals and performances over the next year. Chaperones are a vital element to ensure our young people are safe. To ensure our performances can run smoothly. 

 

How it works: 

  • If you have a valid chaperone license you are ready to go! 
  • If you do not yet have this, Highly Sprung will pay for your license.   

 

How to get your chaperone license:

To get your chaperone license you must apply in the local authority where you live. The process will vary slightly, but will usually include an application form, DBS check and safeguarding training.

Dates for chaperoning:

 

Highly Sprung run a varied range of events and performances for children and young people throughout the year, where we need chaperones. Get in touch for more information on current dates available.

 

Interested? Email cheryl@highlysprungperformance.co.uk and we will send you more information.