WHALE Arts – Street Arts Project Coordinator
4 hours per week
The Street Arts Project Coordinator is responsible for managing the Street Arts team, programming exciting and innovative creative activities with partner artists, engaging with young people, leading youth consultation sessions throughout the programme and coordinating monitoring and evaluation of the project.
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.
The post holder will need to be a creative individual who is interested in working with young people and is passionate about the arts within a community setting. They will also need to be able to demonstrate extensive experience of working with young people in an outreach context. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to develop their project management skills and who is capable of delivering an exciting creative outreach youth programme set in a challenging urban environment.
To apply for the post of Street Arts Project Coordinator please email the following to Kate Griffin, Learning and Participation Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org:
• 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 2 referees
Hours of Work: 4:30pm – 8:30pm Thursday evenings, plus additional hours for planning, training, holiday provision.
Contract Length: Fixed term 36 month contract.
Salary: £20 per hour, fixed term contract.
Deadline: 3 August 2017 at 17:00