WHALE Arts – Street Arts Youth Worker
4 hours per week
WHALE Arts is looking for an experienced Youth Worker for outreach sessions on our successful Street Arts project. Sessions take place on Thursday evenings (4:30pm – 8:30pm).
The post holder for must be experienced in youth work and/or street work, confident at engaging with young people in a community setting and have a good awareness of the issues that affect young people today. The Street Arts Youth worker will work alongside a team of artists and volunteers to engage with young people on the streets of Wester Hailes.
Street Arts is an award winning project supported by Children in Need that takes art out onto the streets of Wester Hailes with fun, free, creative sessions for young people. Artists collaborate with young people through street-based arts activities including photography, model making, multimedia, printing, dance, parkour, film-making, music, drama, storytelling, beat boxing, poetry, sculpture, drawing and more. The Team are out on Thursday nights making art with young people aged 5-16 all year round.
Street Arts aims to raise aspirations, widen horizons and teach new skills, as well as showing young people that they can create art in their own environment. The Street Arts team supports young people to make a safe and inspiring space to create and play together.
To apply for the post of Street Arts Youth Worker please email the following to Kate Griffin, Learning and Participation Manager, at email@example.com:
• a copy of your CV
• a covering letter detailing your skills and experiences and what makes you a suitable candidate for the post
• the contact details of two referees
Hours of Work: 4:30pm – 8:30pm Thursday evenings, plus additional hours for planning, training and holiday provision.
Salary: £15 per hour, freelance.
Deadline: 3 August 2017 at 17:00