We are seeking contractors to facilitate exceptional creative programs and/or provide mentoring for young people.
Who are we?
The Family Place is a not-for-profit community organisation covering the Eurobodalla and Bega Valley regions. We provide a broad range of services for our community including support for families and vulnerable people, community development and disaster recovery initiatives, and cultural revitalisation work.
About the project
The Kindred Kollective Program, funded by the NSW Office for Regional Youth, caters to individuals aged 12 to 24 in the Eurobodalla & Bega Valley Shires. Our mission is to provide a dynamic platform for growth, empowerment, and self-expression, offering creative wellbeing experiences and future pathways.
Kindred Kollective aims to give young people real-world skills through professional mentoring, workshops, and work experience opportunities- across both creative arts, community development & event planning.
What we’re looking for
We are seeking contractors to facilitate exceptional creative programs and/or provide mentoring for young people. If you have experience engaging with aspirational and creative people aged from 12-24, we want to hear from you! You may be required in and out of usual business hours, including during school holidays. after school and weekends.
We are seeking artists who have experience delivering workshop style experiences in group settings with young people. Facilitating at Kindred Kollective may include collaborating with other facilitators and creatives. We are excited to hear what ideas and creative outlets you can bring to this project.
If you are an experienced professional involved in the performing arts, creative wellbeing and/or theatre space this could be for you. We want to give young people opportunities to speak with those in their industry of interest to learn more about future pathways for their careers and personal goals.
- National Criminal History Check
- Working with Children Check
- NSW Drivers Licence
- Public Liability Insurance
- Ability to deliver remote sessions using video technology (mentoring)
Experience and Criteria
- Demonstrated experience working with young people
- Passion for supporting young people
- Commitment to supporting young people in the arts
- Understanding of pathways in the arts for young people in regional areas
- Commitment to and understanding of child safety
- Understanding of WHS obligations
- High-level communication skills
- Skills and expertise in facilitating and participating in theatre, film, and performing arts
- Understanding of the needs of young people
- Exceptional ability to engage effectively with young people
This is an expression of interest as we assess community need through consultation. Facilitators and mentors will receive offers based on suitability and compatibility with findings.
How to Apply
The successful candidate must meet all of the outlined requirements. To apply, submit your resume, cover letter, and a concise response against each of the criteria (no more than 2 pages) via our website on the careers page.
Applications close COB Friday, 31st May 2024.