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Young People's Programme: Youth Intern

£10.55 per hour (London Living Wage)

2 days a week for 6 - 7 weeks fixed term (between Mon 22 July and Friday 6 Sept 2019)

Hours: 9.30am - 5.30pm (to include an hour unpaid lunch break)

Application closing date: Sunday 30 June at 11.59pm

Interviews: Week commencing 8 July

You must be available to work the following dates: Tuesday 23, 30 July, 6, 13, 20, 27, August and Saturday 31 August. Remaining days to be agreed on appointment

An enhanced DBS is a requirement for this post

The Geffrye Museum is looking for an enthusiastic, Hackney based, young person aged 18-24 who wishes to learn from and work with the Learning and Engagement Department. You will support the Young Producers Summer programme and their Youth Voice Festival. There will also be the opportunity to support the museum’s family holiday activities, depending on availability and agreed working days. The successful candidate will be passionate about working in the cultural and/or youth sector and particularly want to gain experience of working with young people and family groups.

 Type of skills and experience you will gain include:

· Hands on experience of supporting workshops and projects particularly with our Young Producers (YP) programme for young people aged 14 - 21 and families  

· Communication skills – internally and externally with a wide variety of audiences

· Administration and organisational skills

· Programme planning and organisation skills

· Evaluation skills

· Experience of working with digital and social media

· Regular review meetings to highlight any areas of particular interest for personal development

Main responsibilities:

You will work closely with the Schools’ and Youth Manager and Youth and Schools’ Co-ordinator to support the following areas of the team’s work:

· Setting up and assisting at weekly YP meetings

· Taking minutes during the meetings

· Research for the Youth Voice Festival

· Preparing resources and materials for the Youth Voice Festival and family holiday activities

· Marketing and evaluation of the YP programme

· Assisting in the organisation and administration of digital files and photographs 

We are looking for someone who:

· Is aged between 18-24 and based in Hackney (lives, studies or works)

· Has interest in working with young people and families

· Is keen to learn more about the Geffrye Museum, the building, staff and the youth programme

· Is able to work independently and as part of a team

· Has good IT skills

· Is friendly and approachable

· Has excellent communication skills

· Has a good attention to detail and excellent organisational skills

We particularly welcome applications from people from a BAME or disabled background as they are currently under-represented in our workforce. If you wish to discuss reasonable adjustments for this role, please indicate this in your application and we will be in touch with you.

Please note that this role would not meet UK Visa and Immigration’s requirements for a visa. As such we are only able to consider candidates who have the existing right to work in the UK.

Safer Recruitment

We are committed to providing a safe environment for all those working with us, visiting our projects and participating in our programmes. Safe recruitment for all those who work for us is an important part of fulfilling this commitment. All positions at the Geffrye are offered subject to meeting the following conditions:

· Receipt of satisfactory references covering the last 3 years of your employment or education

· A satisfactory DBS check

· Proof that you are legally entitled to work in the UK

How to apply:

Download the full role description here

Download the application form here

To apply for this role please complete and return the application form. Take care to state how your experience, skills and training gained both inside and outside paid work or through study meet the selection criteria for the post described in the specification. 

Please send your completed application form to Nicki Higgins at nhiggins@geffrye-museum.org.uk 

by 11.59pm Sunday 30 June. All information provided will be treated in strict confidence.

If you haven’t heard back from us by 8 July please assume that your application was unsuccessful this time.

If you have any queries about completing the forms, please do not hesitate to contact the School’s and Youth Manager Nicki Higgins on 020 7749 6020 or by email: nhiggins@geffrye-museum.org.uk





Young People's Programme: Youth Intern

£10.55 per hour (London Living Wage)

2 days a week for 6 - 7 weeks fixed term (between Mon 22 July and Friday 6 Sept 2019)

Hours: 9.30am - 5.30pm (to include an hour unpaid lunch break)

Application closing date: Sunday 30 June at 11.59pm

Interviews: Week commencing 8 July

You must be available to work the following dates: Tuesday 23, 30 July, 6, 13, 20, 27, August and Saturday 31 August. Remaining days to be agreed on appointment

An enhanced DBS is a requirement for this post

The Geffrye Museum is looking for an enthusiastic, Hackney based, young person aged 18-24 who wishes to learn from and work with the Learning and Engagement Department. You will support the Young Producers Summer programme and their Youth Voice Festival. There will also be the opportunity to support the museum’s family holiday activities, depending on availability and agreed working days. The successful candidate will be passionate about working in the cultural and/or youth sector and particularly want to gain experience of working with young people and family groups.

 Type of skills and experience you will gain include:

· Hands on experience of supporting workshops and projects particularly with our Young Producers (YP) programme for young people aged 14 - 21 and families  

· Communication skills – internally and externally with a wide variety of audiences

· Administration and organisational skills

· Programme planning and organisation skills

· Evaluation skills

· Experience of working with digital and social media

· Regular review meetings to highlight any areas of particular interest for personal development

Main responsibilities:

You will work closely with the Schools’ and Youth Manager and Youth and Schools’ Co-ordinator to support the following areas of the team’s work:

· Setting up and assisting at weekly YP meetings

· Taking minutes during the meetings

· Research for the Youth Voice Festival

· Preparing resources and materials for the Youth Voice Festival and family holiday activities

· Marketing and evaluation of the YP programme

· Assisting in the organisation and administration of digital files and photographs 

We are looking for someone who:

· Is aged between 18-24 and based in Hackney (lives, studies or works)

· Has interest in working with young people and families

· Is keen to learn more about the Geffrye Museum, the building, staff and the youth programme

· Is able to work independently and as part of a team

· Has good IT skills

· Is friendly and approachable

· Has excellent communication skills

· Has a good attention to detail and excellent organisational skills

We particularly welcome applications from people from a BAME or disabled background as they are currently under-represented in our workforce. If you wish to discuss reasonable adjustments for this role, please indicate this in your application and we will be in touch with you.

Please note that this role would not meet UK Visa and Immigration’s requirements for a visa. As such we are only able to consider candidates who have the existing right to work in the UK.

Safer Recruitment

We are committed to providing a safe environment for all those working with us, visiting our projects and participating in our programmes. Safe recruitment for all those who work for us is an important part of fulfilling this commitment. All positions at the Geffrye are offered subject to meeting the following conditions:

· Receipt of satisfactory references covering the last 3 years of your employment or education

· A satisfactory DBS check

· Proof that you are legally entitled to work in the UK

How to apply:

Download the full role description here

Download the application form here

To apply for this role please complete and return the application form. Take care to state how your experience, skills and training gained both inside and outside paid work or through study meet the selection criteria for the post described in the specification. 

Please send your completed application form to Nicki Higgins at nhiggins@geffrye-museum.org.uk 

by 11.59pm Sunday 30 June. All information provided will be treated in strict confidence.

If you haven’t heard back from us by 8 July please assume that your application was unsuccessful this time.

If you have any queries about completing the forms, please do not hesitate to contact the School’s and Youth Manager Nicki Higgins on 020 7749 6020 or by email: nhiggins@geffrye-museum.org.uk