14 Sep, 2021

Youth and Community Dance Intern

£18,525 yearly
  • Yorkshire Dance
  • Leeds, UK
Internship Arts (Music, Art, Dance)

Job Description/Duties

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.


Scope of the job


 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.

  • To assist with administrative and marketing duties relating to Youth & Community projects and programmes.


General duties applicable to all Yorkshire Dance staff


  • To undertake all activities in compliance with Yorkshire Dance’s policies and procedures with particular reference to equality and health and safety
  • To promote the activities, products and values of Yorkshire Dance
  • To participate in the staff review and development scheme, and undertake continued professional development activities as identified


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.

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