December 18, 2017

Job Vacancy | Youth Arts Facilitator at The Grainstore, Dún Laoghaire

Closing date for submissions: Friday 26 January, 5pm

The Grainstore, dlr’s Youth Arts Facility, is owned and managed by Dún Laoghaire – Rathdown County Council. The Grainstore is seeking an experienced individual or company, with a passion for youth-centred arts practice, to facilitate the work of CANVAS in collaboration with the Grainstore Manager, CANVAS and other artists working on the programme. They require an experienced youth arts facilitator to creatively engage the members of CANVAS in designing an achievable programme of activity, working with artists and young people to achieve the following outcomes:

• Facilitate current CANVAS members in developing and delivering their current programme of events, including the music event “Long Road to Longitude”, in 2018
• Recruitment of a new pilot youth committee, aged 16 – 18 years; they will be mentored by current CANVAS members in this initial phase to become full committee members; designing and developing their own projects together and working on projects and events with the current CANVAS members
• Support CANVAS members to create opportunities for wider participation for young people in the youth arts programme at the Grainstore
• Build capacity among current CANVAS members for mentoring and leadership
• Establish formal and transparent structures for CANVAS to operate under that reflect their values and aspirations
• Establish progression routes into CANVAS for young people aged 13 – 16 years who attend other classes and workshops at the Grainstore

The timeline for engagement is February 2018 – June 2018 and will involve contact time occurring between 6 – 9pm on Wednesday with Canvas, the youth arts committee
The fees are €50 per hour for facilitation; there is an additional payment for research/administration and any meetings called by the Grainstore Manager.

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Job Vacancy | Youth Arts Facilitator at The Grainstore, Dún Laoghaire