Youth Engagement Experts, Curious Minds

Tuesday 16 October 2018

Closes: 24th October 2018

Location: North West

Type: Part time

Salary: Paid (£10k-15k pro rata)

Artform: craftscombined artsdanceinterdisciplinary artslibrariesliteraturemuseumsphotographymusictheatrevisual arts

Contact: Saul Argent siobhan.garrigan@curiousminds.org.uk

Description:

Curious Minds is seeking 5 Youth Engagement Experts to support young people to take part in the North West’s newest heritage programme ‘Hope Streets’. Hope Streets is a brand new, 5 year project funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, which will see young people aged 11–25 revolutionise the way museums work with their peers. 
 

It is being led by a consortium of three organisations in the North West; Curious Minds, Youth Focus North West and Museum Development North West.We are looking for 5 Youth Engagement Experts to work in each of the following areas:

Sefton - Merseyside

Bolton - Greater Manchester

Cumbria

Lancashire

Cheshire West and Chester


The Youth Engagement Expert will have primary responsibility for leading a local group of young people in one of the five geographical areas (or ‘Hope Hubs’) through the project. The person undertaking this role will demonstrate and model excellence in youth work practice, providing inspiration to museum staff. 
For a more information on the project, the role, and how to apply, see our website.