Are you driven and passionate about giving a voice to young creative practitioners; do you believe in making arts accessible to young audiences; do you have an interest in arts organisations, charities and the Third Sector? If that sounds familiar, we’d like to hear from you.
Supported by the Holywood Trust, DG Unlimited (DGU) is looking for an inspiring 18–25 year old currently connected into the cultural pulse of the region to become our Youth Arts Advocate (YAA) for 2020/21.
Working alongside our pARTners group, DGU commissioned the development of a Youth Arts Strategy Framework (YASF) to help us:
DGU has always seen this as the start of a longer term journey and genuinely believes the best person to give a voice to the young people of our region must be - young! Our YAA is a paid, commissioned role with a daily fee of £92.50 plus reasonable travel costs – we believe in valuing creative practitioners’ time and experience at whatever stage of their creative development.
What will our Youth Arts Advocate do?
Our YAA will be contracted 1 day per week over 20 months/80 weeks and will be expected to :
Why Be Involved?
DGU values diversity and does not discriminate, welcoming applications from as diverse a range of young people as possible. The opportunity will enable you to:
What are we looking for?
We are looking for our YAA to reach out and act as a connector between young people, DGU and those who support the creative sector. Get in touch if you:
For more information or to request an expression of interest form, please email firstname.lastname@example.org .
How to Apply
Completed expression of interest forms should be submitted to email@example.com before 12 midnight on Friday 28th February – make it as creative as you are; Be Unlimited!
We will inform shortlisted applicants on Monday 2nd March, meet with all those shortlisted on Friday 6th March and have our Youth Arts Advocate in place by week beginning 16th March.