Young Leaders Assistant Facilitator

Storyhouse is looking for a Freelance Young Leaders Assistant Facilitator who is keen to work with and for young people. You will be passionate about supporting and developing young talent. 

Young Leaders Assistant Facilitator

You will assist with the delivery of the weekly Young Leaders sessions on:

Mondays 4.30pm - 8.30pm (14-17 year olds)

Wednesdays 12.30pm - 4,30pm (16-19 year olds)

Thursdays 1.30pm - 5.30pm (18-25 year olds)

You will attend workshop briefings before each session to understand the aims and objectives of the session and any 1:1 support needs that are expected. During sessions you will guide and support the young people as they participate through the tasks. Including supporting young people 1:1 to achieve their tasks, guiding young leaders when working in small groups, communicating with parents/carers, assisting with arts award delivery and recording and helping the young leaders run their final event. 

At the end of sessions you will debrief with the Young Storyhouse Officer, this debrief will inform the plans for the following week and highlight and additional support needs for the young people.

You will build a positive relationship with young people and will have experience working with young people with challenging behaviour, Special Educational Needs and mental health. You will have a caring and compassionate nature. 

You will have opportunities to lead elements of the session, develop as a facilitator and be supported with training. 

Your work will promote creativity, social innovation and inclusion, through creative training and career development opportunities for young people in the area. 

This role will suit those with experience supporting young people, you could have a youth work, social care or psychology background. It will be a great opportunity for someone looking to develop their facilitation practice and experience with young people. 

Interviews will be held at Storyhouse or virtually on 29th April, there will be a formal set of interview questions from the panel, these questions will be available in advance.

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