Thornton Road, Bradford, BD13 3LD


01274 834747

Heritage Activities Assistant Opportunity

This position is part of the Kickstart Job Scheme, for 16-24yr olds in Bradford on Universal Credit. Interested candidates should contact their Work Coach before applying.

South Square is looking for an enthusiastic and conscientious Heritage Activity Assistant to work with Alice Withers South Square Programme Manager and Heritage Activities Officer, Yvonne Carmichael South Squares Managing Director and volunteers to deliver an exciting programme of heritage activities, workshops, events and community partnership projects. The successful candidate will need to be an excellent communicator, self motivated and able to use social media and video conferencing. The traineeship and many of the activities will be adapted to fully adhere to the current social distancing guidelines.

Equipment to enable the candidate to work effectively from home can be provided.

Aimed at those looking to gain experience of arts, heritage and community projects working with a variety of audiences and practitioners. This is an excellent development opportunity to work for grassroots art, community and heritage organisation South Square Centre.

As a member of the South Square team you will have a key role in the development and delivery of the activity programme, activities will include marketing social media and print, programming and installing window exhibitions, delivering online workshops and events. South Squares Activity Plan is available on request During your traineeship you will have the opportunity to work with material from Thornton Antiquarian Societies archive as well as developing connections with local schools, colleges and care homes.

Throughout the internship you will receive continual support, mentoring and training to develop a range of key skills.

Role includes:

Location This role will involve both working from home and from South Square, Bradford, BD13 3LD Working hours

25.00 hours per week

Hours mainly to be scheduled 10am – 5pm Monday to Friday.

Hourly rate National living wage £8.72 per hour

Skills Required

How to apply
Submit a covering letter and CV as one document with a maximum 4 pages, outlining your relevant experience and interest in the role – feel free to also include images. Applicants are also welcome to submit applications in audio or video format, files can be sent by WeTransfer, we request that they are within a duration of 15 minutes.
We recommend applicants refer to South Square Centre’s website and social media to inform their application.

Deadline for applications
15 March 2021