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Make up Artist and/or face painters.

Spotlight on Cancer Courage

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We are looking for make up artists to provide make overs to cancer patients for a range of different photo-shoots.

Our mission is to empower cancer patients and fight the effects that cancer and it’s treatment has mentally on those diagnosed, with photo shoots, make overs and good memories.

Artists may be required to apply a number of different looks for client taking part in one of the four below shoots.

Our mission is to empower cancer patients and fight the effects that cancer and it’s treatment has mentally on those diagnosed, with photo shoots, make overs and good memories. Choose from any one or a mixture of the below experiences.

1. I’VE GOT THE POWER. - This package focuses on clients that want to be empowered and take back control from the effects that cancer has had on their self-esteem and image. We will provide hair stylists to cut and style clients hair through a range of lengths and styles until, should the client wish, the ultimate reclamation of power – the shaving of their head. We will at this point, should the client wish, provide them with a variety of wigs and/or head wear. These image changes will be documented through photography with the use of props and music. The photos will be available for the client to take should they wish to, along with any wig and/or headwear they feel will benefit their self-esteem and confidence further.
2. Cancer? SERIOUSLY?!? - This package will allow clients to laugh in the face of adversity by enabling them to take a series of humours and none serious photos. The clients can choose from face paints, crazy wigs, photo booth props and other eclectic accessories to give relief from the effects that cancer and its treatments can cause. It will provide fun, positive memories of a difficult, traumatic time. A fun, if only brief period of escapism.
3. CANCER CHAMPIONS. - This package is a celebration of life and the achievement of beating cancer. Clients can choose to undertake this package at any point in their remission. We can provide hair stylists and makeup artists to style as the clients wish. A range of photos, which on a very personal level, depicts how the client perceives winning to be portrayed. Whether a beauty shoot, or one with props, celebration is the key.
4. Remember me – This package will tackle the sensitive issue of how terminally ill cancer patients wish to be remembered. They may choose a beauty, fun, crazy or a mixture of shoots either alone or with friends and family. Photos of the shoot will be provided in large numbers for the client to distribute as they see fit. Larger prints can be provided for funerals and wakes.
All service will be provided ensuring that core values are met.

The charity is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful appointments are subject to satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhance Check. Applicants must have the right to work in the UK.
The charity follows safer recruitment guidance, references may be requested.

Kara Lyons

Further location details may be provided below.

Photo shoots and make overs will be at clients homes and potential hospitals.

One day

4

Contact via facebook page faebook.com/spotlightoncancercourage

Art & Craft,Creative & Design

Experience in make up artistry required. Any supporting qualifications in relevant area. To ensure the above values are met all staff including volunteers are required to demonstrate or display knowledge of an adequate level of empathy, resilience and positivity. They are to be motivational, enthusiastic, supportive and caring. We will support and encourage clients to try several image changes by being imaginative and creative, but also caring and mindful of the client’s personal condition and feelings.

Further portfolio Further experience The chance to contribute to long lasting positive memories of cancer patients. The chance to provide temporary relief of cancer and its treatments

16-17,18-25,65+,25+

Art & Design

 We welcome and/or have the resources to support:

absolutely anyone with relevant experience or qualifications and the passion to help cancer patients/ survivors.

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