Helium Arts' Pop Up Picnic at IMMA, Cruinniú na nÓg 2018. Photo credit: Tara Thomas.

Helium Arts' Pop Up Picnic at IMMA, Cruinniú na nÓg 2018. Photo credit: Tara Thomas.

Helium Arts, the national children’s arts and health organisation, is seeking three new board members in the areas of Arts and Culture, Philanthropy and Fund Development, and Healthcare Policy and Management.

Following a series of scheduled retirements by rotation, Helium Arts wishes to appoint up to three new board members, to join the Voluntary Board of Directors, as they implement their new five-year Strategic Plan (2023-2027). This is an exciting opportunity to work with a leading arts and health organisation in Ireland in developing and influencing arts and health practice for children nationally.

Since 2010, Helium Arts has supported over 7,000 children with long-term conditions, empowering them through creativity and the arts with opportunities for connection, belonging, imagination, and joy while fostering creative healthy environments around them so that they can have better outcomes.

Board directors are sought with the following individual expertise:

  • Arts and Cultural Strategy
  • Philanthropy and Fund Development
  • Healthcare Policy and Management

The Board as a collective:

  • Provide efficient and effective strategic leadership of Helium Arts
  • Uphold the vision, mission, and values of Helium Arts
  • Leverage networks to support fundraising, organisational and business development
  • Act as Ambassadors of Helium Arts
  • Have a keen appreciation of and commitment to the highest levels of Corporate Governance as a fundamental requirement.

To apply: email hr@helium.ie to receive the full role description and a brief application form.

In line with Helium’s Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Policy, the organisation would be delighted to hear from people whose communities or backgrounds are less represented in the arts in Ireland.

Application deadline: Thursday 27 April 2023



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