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Niche Community Health Project, based in Knocknaheeny / Hollyhill Community Garden is seeking a Community Garden Artist in Residence under theJobridge Internship scheme. The intern will work with the Community Arts for Health Worker, and the Niche Team, to develop a number of art projects, installations and creative events in the community garden, working with individuals and groups from the local area. The intern will receive formal and informal training in arts facilitation, arts for health practice, project and time management and community support and development. They will also have the opportunity to develop their own creativity, learn new artistic and technical skills and work with a variety of materials on both small and large scale. Deadline Monday, 4 September.

Skills Requirement

The applicant should have a background in fine art or design and ideally have a general interest in gardening, environmental issues and food. An interest in community engagement and collaboration is essential, and the applicant must enjoy meeting, talking and working with people both in groups and one-to-one. The applicant should be motivated and reliable, have good listening and communication skills, believe in working to high standards and giving attention to detail.


The applicant will be mentored directly by the Community Arts for Health Worker but will also receive support and training from other team members.

Experience Required

No Experience Required

Education Required

Third level Art or Design related or equivalent experience

How to Apply

For full details and eligibility search the Jobbridge internships on . Please apply with a CV and a covering letter. Application must be submitted by 4pm on Monday 8 September 2014 by email to or by post to NICHE, HSE Building, Harbourview Road, Knocknaheeny, Cork. Tel 021 430 0135.

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