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Youth Engagement Organisation for Don't Settle, Beatfreeks Arts

  • 9th April 2020
  • West Midlands
  • Part time
  • Paid (£25k-30k pro rata)
  • museums, Other
  • Andreea Chelaru


Don’t Settle is a three year project that empowers 16 - 25 year old people of colour in Birmingham and the Black Country to change the voice of heritage through the arts, research, and governance. The project will work in collaboration with Birmingham Museums Trust, Chance Heritage Trust, Birmingham Roundhouse and Birmingham City University. Don’t Settle is funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

Don’t Settle 

The Call

We are looking to work with a flexible, sharp and knowledgeable youth engagement agency/organisation to deliver the Don’t Settle governance strand for and with our partner, Birmingham Museums Trust (BMT). The organisation will be key in consulting and co-designing with young people of colour from Birmingham and the Black Country a governance Youth Engagement Structure at BMT. 


The successful candidate will:

  • Have experience in engaging with young people, specifically young people of colour

  • Have experience in co-designing and consulting with young people

  • Have experience in delivering projects/services in youth governance

  • Have experience in delivering workshops with young people of colour

  • Be creative in their approach of delivery of projects/services

  • Want to work with the client to continuously improve the delivery

  • Share our vision and values.

  • Be willing to work in Birmingham and the Black Country

Budget: £27,000 excl. VAT

Please see information pack here.

Deadline: 5pm on 09th April 2020

Start Date: April 2020

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