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Youth Festival Support, facilitation & steward at Brighton Youth Centre

BYC is a youth charity, based in Edward Street, central Brighton. BYC hosts a range of regular varied activities for young people, including some for under 13s, as well as adults. BYC also offers space to youth projects & activities run by young people and other supporting organisations.

What does the opportunity involve doing?

B.fest is the Brighton Youth Arts Festival. Now in its 10th year, B.fest is the arts festival for and by young people. Run from Brighton Youth Centre and at venues across the city, B.fest brings together young people from across the south east and beyond to celebrate all things creative and cultural. Run during October half term week, and in the run up too, B.fest includes everything from skateboarding to stand-up, dancing to D n D, street art, radio, music, theatre and more. B.fest is for and by 13-19 year olds, with a youth board and young people engaged at every level of the project. The organisation and delivery of B.fest is supported by a team of volunteers, in a range of roles from stewarding to production assistance, workshop leading, supporting participation, working with young people etc.

What induction, training and support is offered?

Volunteers receive an information session about B.fest and an induction into the youth centre. There is follow up training depending on your role supporting B.fest and a broad health & safety, and safeguarding session for all volunteers.

What skills or qualities are needed?

Interest and enthusiasm in working with young people/community participation
Can-do attitude
Initiative
Creative or practical skills
Willingness to learn

More info
Date added

15th August 2023

Organisation

Brighton Youth Centre

Location

Brighton Youth Centre
64 Edward Street
Brighton

Deadline for applications

22 Sep 2023

Categories

A lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender group An arts group Black and minority ethnic groups Children/families Community and social centres Young people

Activities

Arts/music Befriending Counselling/mediation DIY/practical volunteering Helping at a one off event or festival Other activities Volunteering as part of a team

Disabled access?

No

Expenses paid?

No

Childcare available?

No

Contact name

Charlotte allen

Phone number

01273681368

More info »

https://www.brightonyouthcentre.org.uk/bfest/