Community Storyteller: Children & Families
Hours: 35 Hours Full Time
Salary: £25,170 per annum
Location: Glasgow, South West
The Village Storytelling Centre is looking to employ an experienced Community Storytelling practitioner to deliver collaborative story-led programmes and events for Early Years Children & Families, and Children & Young People aged 5-12.
This is an exciting opportunity to join our highly experienced and supportive Storytelling team and to support the development and delivery of our Community Stories programme, which takes place across Greater Pollok and the surrounding communities.
Our Community Stories programme improves lives and empowers communities by bringing people together, inspiring them to find, shape and share their voices and to realise their potential through the power of Storytelling. We provide a journey for people of all ages to access the arts, to engage in & develop their own creativity; to be confident in sharing their ideas, their stories and the stories of their community, ensuring their voices are at the heart of decision making and development.
We are keen to hear from people with significant experience of working the age groups described and with a strong understanding of their various needs and strengths. The successful candidate will be imaginative, dynamic, be committed to accessibility and inclusion, and share our belief that storytelling has the power to change lives.
The Village Storytelling Centre is a centre for contemporary oral storytelling and a European leader in applied storytelling. Our vision is a world where people and communities are inspired, connected and heard, underpinned by our mission to improve and enrich lives across Scotland through the power of story.
This post is funded by Glasgow City Council, Cattanach and Young Start. The successful candidate will be subject to PVG and reference checks.
To apply: Please visit https://www.villagestorytelling.org.uk/about-us/opportunities/ for full details and to download an application form. Closing date 23rd November at 9am.