Youth and Community Intern
This internship aims to be a broad introduction to Youth and Community Dance practice, administration and coordination.
Location of the job
The job is based at Yorkshire Dance, 3 St Peter’s Square, Leeds, LS9 8AH, with an option for some home working.
Assist with co-ordination, planning and delivery of all aspects of Yorkshire Dance’s Youth and Community programme. § Assist the Youth and Community Dance Manager on programmes and events including: Yorkshire Dance’s Youth Dance Company, Leaps and Bounds (weekly classes for adults with a disability), FRESH (annual regional youth dance platform) and Saturday Superstars (weekly dance classes for children and young people.) § Coordinate and administer a range of internal and external meetings and networks.
General duties applicable to all Yorkshire Dance staff
Terms and Conditions
Salary: £9.50 an hour (18,525 per annum)
Pension: Where eligible, auto-enrolment in company pension scheme
Period of contract: This post is offered on a 12 month fixed-term contract, with the potential to extend for a further 12 months
Hours of work: 37.5hrs per week including occasional evening and weekend work
Note: Yorkshire Dance currently runs a weekly Youth Dance Company on a Wednesday evening between 5.30 – 7pm. We also run a Saturday children’s programme on a regular basis. The applicant is expected to attend the above sessions on some occasions.
Annual Leave: 20 days plus statutory holidays (28 days in total) per year
Probation period: 3 months
Notice period: 1 month
Please note, upon appointment the candidate will be asked to provide evidence for right to work in the UK. This position does not support sponsorship for candidates outside the UK. This position is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and is subject to a DBS check.
We recognise the positive values of diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.
Our jobs are open to all and we particularly welcome applications from people with a disability, and people of African or Caribbean heritage and people of South, East and South East Asian heritage, as they are currently under-represented at Yorkshire Dance.
We will commit to interviewing people who are ethnically diverse or have a disability who meet the essential criteria of this role.