Deadline: 23 May 2018 at 5:00pm
WHALE Arts Agency is looking for an experienced Youth Worker for outreach sessions on
their successful Street Arts Project. Sessions take place on Thursday evenings (4.30pm-
The post holder 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.
How to Apply:
To apply for the post of Street Arts Youth Worker please download the below job description and person specification, and email the following to Kate Griffin, Creative Programme 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
We will be interviewing for the post on Tuesday 29th May.
Hours of Work: 4-8pm Thursday evenings, plus additional hours for planning, training, holiday
Salary: £15 per hour, freelance.