Wood worker / wood crafts person (with driving duties) – 4 Jan 2019

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a wood worker / wood crafts person; driving duties, based at our Welcome Home project.

Start Date: Immediately
Salary: £8.50 per hour
Hours: 20 pw – 1.00pm – 5.00 pm, Monday to Friday
Location: Townsend Street, Belfast
Benefits: 20 days annual leave plus bank holidays pro rata.
Reporting to: Welcome Home Project Co-ordinator

Do you want to use your artistic and creative talents to make the lives of homeless and unemployed people better?

We are looking for someone who is as passionate about the Wood-craft as they are about growing and developing people!

Are you vibrant creative and committed to supporting people and nurturing talent?

Job Purpose

  • To develop and deliver an exciting programme of up-styling and wood-craft activities which will engage adults facing challenging issues.
  • To both oversee and deliver sessions to, as well as provide support, coaching, and development for sessional workers and volunteers to ensure participants receive a high-quality service
  • To oversee the offer making best use of our Wood-work room , Creative Soft-furnishing and Sewing Studio, Arts Crafts and showroom as well as leading on events which promote the project and generate income.
  • To utilise your talents to support and encourage people to express themselves, explore issues and facilitate personal development. There will also be opportunities to develop your own skills base e.g. industrial embroidery machining, upholstering, spray painting, sewing, screen printing, design etc
  • To ensure a safe environment and use / storage of tools in a safe manner.
  • To assist in the running of our ‘furniture bank’ which collects and redistributes items to assist our clients set up new tenancies.

This is a fun, exciting and challenging role in a growing and ambitious charity where no two days will ever be the same.

   Application pack wood worker (docx)

   Application form (doc)

   Monitoring Form (docx)

Closing Date for applications is: 4pm, Friday 4th January 2019

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New Belfast Community Arts Initiative trading as Community Arts Partnership is a registered charity (XR 36570) and a company limited by guarantee (Northern Ireland NI 37645).Registered with The Charity Commission as New Belfast Community Arts Initiative - NIC105169.