22 February 2022
How do we choose what unpaid opportunities we support with our creative energy?
A reflection on a discussion event sharing the good, the bad, and the ugly bits of unpaid roles in the Arts.
8 December 2021
How to help out this Christmas
Amid all the Christmas chaos, take the time out and help those less fortunate.
9 April 2021
Benefits of volunteering for young people
I took up a volunteer position at my local charity bookshop seven months into the pandemic. Here’s why I think other young people should volunteer if they can.
6 December 2018
Want my job? with Daisy Bodewes, Volunteer Officer at the National Trust
From art at university to hospitality, Daisy Bodewes is now managing volunteers at Ickworth House.
6 December 2018
Want my job? With Sarah Pearson
Sarah Pearson navigated a non-traditional route into heritage. Find out more…
6 December 2018
Want my job? With Aksana Khan
Aksana works as a Young Freelancer at the London Transport Museum. Explore her role here...
2 November 2018
My heritage journey
Here's how I came to be writing the new Museums and Heritage series...
1 November 2018
Want my Job? With Kat Tudor, Clifton Suspension Bridge Trust
We speak to the Community, Learning and Volunteer Officer of the Clifton Suspension Bridge Trust
6 July 2018
Volunteering Abroad - Not What I Signed Up For, Part 2
You might think the people who do volunteering programmes abroad would be people who actually, you know, care about volunteering. But, sadly, that’s not the case at all. Or, at least, it wasn’t the case for me.
29 June 2018
Volunteering Abroad - Not What I Signed Up For, Part 1
I spent ten weeks volunteering with a charity last autumn, but it wasn't exactly the experience I hoped it would be.
28 April 2018
My Year in the Sun
Why I chose to take a little break from education
9 March 2018
How volunteering helped me get a career in the arts
I started volunteering when I was 19 - which is 12 years ago - and I believe it's what sparked the start of my career in the arts. Find out more about how volunteering can help spark kick-start your career!
23 February 2018
Where are they now? with Silver Arts Award achiever Mary Strickson
We catch up with Mary Strickson, who joined the Youth Network as a Voice Reporter back in 2015, whilst completing a Master’s degree and a Silver Arts Award.
Today, she is living life to the full by developing her art form and volunteering left, right and centre with various organisations such as FORMAT Photography Festival, to name just a few. Over to you Mary!
27 November 2017
How to use your art skills to help others
In the season of giving, it seems appropriate to discuss the giving of gifts that do not come with a receipt or heaps of wrapping paper.
1 October 2017
A summary of volunteering at Art Club.
21 July 2016
Get Gold with the Youth Network
Develop skills, get real world experiences and meet people across the industry by joining the Arts Award Youth Network.
15 March 2016 – 15 May 2016
YPIA LOOKING FOR ASSISTANT PROJECT MANAGERS
YPIA is recruiting for new Assistant Project Managers to join our committee for the 16/17 season.
24 October 2015
Volunteering at festivals: my experience at Durham Book Festival
Getting involved in festivals can be a great way of getting experience in the industry and getting access to events, as I found out reviewing and volunteering at this year's Durham Book Festival.