We are recruiting again

We are recruiting for a Community Arts Assistant Apprentice

Hone your creative skills working in a thriving semi rural artist-led environment in Crook, County Durham on the delivery of our Adult Learning and Social Prescribing programmes and our young peoples Cree Project funded by Durham County Council Public Health Department.  Jack Drum Arts is an artist-led company who are seeking a community arts assistant apprentice to work at our base in Crook and around the local area supporting our team of artists in workshop delivery and project administration as well as supporting our Cree Project, set up to support young people at risk of or suffering from mental health issues.
You will undertake training at Sage Gateshead 2 days per month, working towards an NVQ qualification in Live Events at Level 2.If you have a passion for the arts, are keen to develop your office and administrative skills working with adults and family groups, whilst gaining real insight into the working practices of a creative organistion, then we’d like to hear from you. We’re looking for a reliable, self-motivated individual preferably with experience of working in an office environment, good social media and communication skills and a working knowledge of Microsoft Office and other software applications. You’ll have a GCSE in English and Maths at grade C or above (or equivalent).  Related training such as Arts Award would be a plus, but not essential.

We will only accept applications from young people aged 16–18 years and only for individuals who are NEET (not in education, employment or training) at the time of application.  This is due to funding criteria as part of the Creative Employment Programme.

Closing date for applications is Friday 29th August, 2014

For more information on the post and how to apply please email helen@jackdrum.co.uk

We are recruiting

We are recruiting for a Youth Arts Apprentice

Hone your creative skills working with children and young people in an artist-led environment in Crook, County Durham on the delivery of our Youth Music programme ‘Sounds Around the World’ and our young peoples Cree Project funded by Durham County Council Public Health Department.Jack Drum Arts are an artist-led company who are seeking a creative youth arts apprentice to work at our base in Crook and around the local area supporting our Lead Youth Music Worker in all workshop delivery and project administration as well as supporting our new Cree Project, set up to support young people at risk of or suffering from mental health issues.

You will undertake training at Sage Gateshead 2 days per month, working towards an NVQ qualification in Live Events at Level 2.

If you have a passion for the arts, are keen to develop your skills working with children and young people, whilst gaining real insight into creative working practices, then we’d like to hear from you. We’re looking for a reliable, self-motivated creative individual preferably with experience of using music and drama in a workshop environment, good social media and communication skills.

We will only accept applications from young people aged 16–18 years and only for individuals who are NEET (not in education, employment or training) at the time of application.  This is due to funding criteria as part of the Creative Employment Programme.

For more information on the post please visit the Apprenticeships website herePlease submit your CV and a letter of application (no more than 2 sides of A4) by email to helen@jackdrum.co.uk before the closing date below.