Details on vacancies, volunteering and placement opportunities available within the cultural sector within the Liverpool City Region are detailed below. Full details on vacancies can be found on the external website links provided.

Freelance Photographer in Residence

Open Eye Gallery and Culture Liverpool are looking to commission a socially engaged photographer to work in the County Road District area of Liverpool City Region.

This residency is connected to a wider programme of cultural interventions in the County Road Area, which is part of Culture Liverpool’s Next Generation Neighbourhood Projects.

This commission takes place at the early stages of working with the community to affect change and will sit alongside other creative commissions in the local area. All will seek to do the following:

  • To foster a sense of community ownership and pride
  • Offer skills to community members
  • Produce high quality, free, creative workshops for the local community
  • Provide long-term, deep engagement in the County Road Area

The selected photographer will work with community members with the overall aim of understanding their unique stories. In the spirit of socially engaged photography they will be led by members of the local community, whilst maximising their own creativity and skills as a photographer to co-create, with the community, stories of the area and its people.

Find out more about the Freelance Photographer in Residence here.

Freelance Music Tutors

Resonate Music Hub are currently looking for the following providers of tuition to teach 1:1, small group and/or whole class instrumental lessons. Resonate are particularly interested in hearing from Brass tutors.

  • Brass
  • Voice/Choir (including whole school singing projects)

Deadline for applications – 8am Monday 23 May 2022

Find out more about the Freelance Music Tutor roles here.

Programme Manager

This is an exciting and important role within the programmes team, which sits within the Literature Directorate. You will be responsible for managing an exciting and growing programme including literary & reading events, outdoor theatre and a significant programme of heritage projects.

A key part of the role will be delivering our National Lottery Heritage Fund (the Heritage Fund) supported project called “Making Meaning at Calderstones” – a two-year project that will help uncover and tell the stories of Calderstones as a significant place of meaning-making. You’ll work closely with Head of Programmes (or Founder on an interim basis) to lead the heritage vision for The Reader, ensuring the work we do in heritage is brought
to life and embedded across the organisation.

The project is already creating new and interesting ways for more people to experience heritage at Calderstones, providing a vital means of wellbeing support and reducing  social isolation.

Closing Date: 16th May 2022

Find out more about the role with the Recruitment Pack – Programmes Manager here

Equity and Inclusion Lead (Accessibility and Wellbeing)

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Everton Football Club for an Equity, Inclusion and Diversity professional to join a growing team. With a focus on accessibility and wellbeing, the role will be working to develop the Club as a leader in the EDI field and create an environment where everyone feels they belong.

Whilst the job will be working across the strategy, we’re looking for someone to take specific responsibility for engaging with our disabled supporters and delivering on our health and wellbeing agenda.

Find out more on the role of Equity and Inclusion Lead here.

Tate Liverpool: Various

  • Assistant Curator, Young People’s Programmes to work with Tate Collective Producers and other peer-led young person’s groups. This is a fixed-term, part-time role. The deadline for applications is 9 May at midnight.
  • Development Assistant, working with the team to raise vital funds for our exhibitions and projects, whilst ensuring we deliver high levels of customer service to our individual and corporate supporters. This is a permanent, full-time role. The deadline is 10 May 2022 at midnight.
  • Senior Technician to support the delivery of our exciting programme of exhibitions, collection display and live events: This is a fixed-term, part-time role. The deadline for applications is 15 May at midnight.
  • Assistant Registrar, co-ordinating and documenting the movement of art works from our collections, loaned works and prioritising their care. This is a fixed-term, full-time role. The deadline for applications is 29 May at midnight.
  • Art Installation Assistant to provide technical installation expertise for the programme including the installation/de-installation, safe handling, packing movement and storage of artworks including Time Based Media works. This is a fixed-term, part-time role. The deadline for applications is 15 May at midnight.

Find out more about these vacancies at Tate Liverpool here. 

Green Infrastructure Project Manager

Liverpool City Council are looking for a passionate committed individual to undertake the role of Green Infrastructure Project Manager for a fixed term period of twelve months to help deliver projects including the  high-profile Harrison Woodlands project.

Do you have the creative skills and project management skills to work with partners and lead on the development and improvement of outdoor landscape within Liverpool?

Do you have the communication and relationship management skills to work closely with key stakeholders to drive projects forward? recognised experience in Landscape Design and Project Management?

Do have a passion and commitment to work with external partners to  develop a new experiential, interactive green space incorporating artworks?

Find our more about the role of Green Infrastructure Project Manager here

Port Operative Trainee

The Liverpool Cruise Terminal is a 350-metre-long floating structure situated on the River Mersey enabling large cruise ships to visit. Cruise Liverpool aim to exceed passenger expectations at every stage of their journey. Cruise Liverpool change perceptions by ensuring guests experience Liverpool as the modern, thriving, dynamic, cosmopolitan destination we know it to be.

Cruise Liverpool are looking for a young person to join the team to work alongside the experienced Port Operatives.

Further details on the role, training and hours are available here.

Kickstart Programme

FACT Liverpool have teamed up with National Museums Liverpool to create new job placements through the government’s Kickstart Scheme. Together, their goal is to offer the most inspiring and exciting job opportunities for young people that could lead to a life-long career within the arts, culture and heritage sector.

The Kickstart Scheme provides 6-month job placements for 18 to 24 year olds on Universal Credit who are at risk of long term unemployment.

The team are committed to ensuring that all Kickstart Scheme employees have an inspiring, impactful and enriching experience that supports their journey to achieve their future career goals. Whilst you will learn new skills and gain experience in the role, FACT Liverpool also developed a programme of wraparound support to enhance your learning and development, build confidence and receive tailored support to help with future employability.

Find out more information on the opportunities with FACT Liverpool here.

Pathway into Healthcare

Reach your potential with NHS Cadets and learn the skills you need to support vital healthcare teams across the country.

NHS Cadets is a new scheme created by St John Ambulance in partnership with the NHS, providing opportunities to explore skills, knowledge and volunteering roles within healthcare. It is aimed at young people aged 14 to 18 who are from communities currently
under-represented within the NHS and St John Ambulance.

The programme offers young people health awareness sessions, courses to  develop their leadership and communication skills and an insight or experience in volunteering within the NHS.

It is a free programme, consisting of weekly, 2-hour sessions for 11 months. Cadets will be supported throughout their volunteering journey by our NHS Cadets Team.

Who can get involved?

The initiative is seeking young people who might not have previously
considered volunteering in healthcare. This includes, but is not
limited to:

  • Young people living with learning difficulties and / or disabilities (we will
    need to discuss if we have the support network to help you participate)
  • Young people in the care system, or recent care leavers
  • Refugees or Asylum Seekers
  • Young Carers
  • Homeless young people
  • Those not in education, employment or training, or those not going to or
    haven’t achieved grade 4 or above at GCSE.
  • Those living with mental health concerns (same principle as anyone
    with a learning difficulty or disability)
  • Those who identify as being part of the LGBTQI+ community (lesbian,
    gay, bisexual, transgender, queer intersex+)
  • Those coming from low-income families /young people in receipt of free
    school meals
  • Young people from ethnic minority communities

How do I get involved?

New groups will be opening from January 2022, and by 2023 10,000 young people will have enrolled as NHS Cadets. The January 2022 programmes will initially be delivered virtually with a look to face-to-face sessions in the near future. Some programmes
are 14 – 16 and 16 – 18 years old.

For further information, find where your local programme is (for your age) and apply please visit

*Please be advised, all vacancies and tender opportunities are shared on behalf of the organisations named. Culture Liverpool and Liverpool City Council do not endorse or take any responsibility for the recruitment process for any positions.