Opportunities Board

Youth Guide
The Line

Opportunity closes: 17th Jul 2022
Type: Fixed-Term Job
Based: London
Salary: London Living Wage

Website: the-line.org
Instagram: @thelinelondon

The Line is looking for 20 Youth Guides to work on The Line on weekends over summer.

Short-term contract (July to September)

Weekend working (4-hour shift) £11.05 per/hour

What will you be doing?

  • Participate in paid training
  • Be part of a team, working in pairs at 5 locations on The Line between Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and Cody Dock
  • Learn to talk about art, nature and east London’s history on The Line
  • Talk to members of the public about The Line and share your own ideas about public art

Who can join? Young people who:

  • Have a passion for their neighbourhood
  • Are responsible, reliable and sociable
  • Possess good verbal communication skills
  • Enjoy contributing to a team and meeting new people Benefits: Develop your future employability skills including:
  • Communication and public speaking
  • Teamworking
  • Confidence and leadership
  • Community engagement

What are we looking for? Young people who are:

  • Willing to work hard
  • Professional – punctual, responsible and organised
  • Happy to work in a team and collaborate with others
  • Sociable and willing to talk to members of the public and
  • Happy to work outdoors in all weathers

You will be employed on a short-term contract, working a 4-hour shift at weekends and you will be paid the London Living Wage (£11.05 per hour). You will also be paid £88.40 for your 8-hour training session. Becoming a Youth Guide is a great way to meet others, get outdoors, learn new skills and have fun!

How To Apply

How to apply for The Line Youth Guide programme: We are committed to equality and diversity within our workforce and in all opportunities. Our recruitment process is open to all but we would particularly like to encourage applications from people from Black, Asian and ethnically diverse backgrounds, those who identify as LGBTQ+, those from lower socio-economic backgrounds and those who identify as disabled, as these groups are currently underrepresented in our teams and the cultural sector more widely.

Send your CV (one page), Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form and personal statement to [email protected].

Your personal statement should include answers to the following questions (max 600 words total):

Why would you make a great Youth Guide?

What experiences would you like to gain from being a Youth Guide?

What is your favourite work on The Line and why?

The questions can be answered in words, images, voice or video. Ensure all video or voice recordings are a max of 30 seconds, images are limited to one page. Words to a max of 200 words. You can be creative.

Contact [email protected] for more information.