Call for internship, Pagoda Arts

Call for Cultural Worker Internship

Title:            Cultural Worker Internship
Report to:    Director
Company:    Pagoda Arts, Henry Street, Liverpool, L1 5BU
Tel:              0151 233 8833

Organisation Overview

Pagoda Arts is a charitable organisation promoting Chinese Culture in Merseyside.  We would like to train more Arts workers for our future work and are looking for enthusiastic young people, who are creative and self-motivated to join our team.  As a cultural worker, you will help to enrich the lives of local communities by planning, promoting and running participatory events, exhibitions and projects to engage individuals and groups of all ages.

Personal Requirements

A reliable, responsible, accountable, and self-motivated young person is required to join the Pagoda Arts team. We need an empathic communicator, sufficiently mobile and flexible to travel within the Northwest region. Someone who is keen for new experiences, able to get on with others and be a team-player.

You need to have a good understanding of various Chinese music and musical instruments.

Working days are Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.  You must be willing to work extended hours on occasions when required.

Job Summary

During the internship, you will be:

  • helping to organise and publicise events and exhibitions;

  • assisting in the running of the Pagoda Chinese Youth Orchestra;

  • maintaining Chinese musical instrument;

  • running school workshops,

  • networking with overseas Chinese students;

  • arranging and planning a variety of arts and fitness programme for the local community covering all ages.

Training and Support
- Full induction training for the systems, operations and organisational ethos of Pagoda Arts.
- Periodic meetings with the Director to ensure you are being well supported and the role is meeting your needs wherever possible.
- At least one training course/workshop (more depending on availability). Courses on offer include: CV/Cover Letter Writing, Health and Safety, food hygiene and First Aid.

Other Information
People doing an internship here will be on national minimum wage
Dates: 18 July 2016- 16 January 2017.
30 Hours per week, working on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.