Comics Youth Vacancy: Youth Worker

Comics Youth is a Social Enterprise that delivers comics-based literacy and wellbeing projects for disadvantaged children and young people within Merseyside. The overall ethos of the organisation is to break down participation barriers and make projects accessible for children and young people aged 8-18 through delivering comic book creation and guided reading sessions in safe, inclusive and indiscriminate community venues.

Comics 180! is a newly created BBC Children in Need funded project that will engage young people with disabilities within the Liverpool area to create, design and publish original comic books and zines regarding their disability status, salient community issues and topics of interests that are important to them.

The organisation is currently recruiting for the following vacancy:

Youth Worker

Salary: £20k pro rata
Hours: 15 hours per week

Job role entails:

  • Support the Leader in Charge in the delivery of comic book creation and guided reading sessions for children and young people with disabilities within Liverpool
  • Teach and demonstrate art techniques to make varied styles of comics through workshops
  • Develop publicity materials for the projects and update written contributions for the Comics Youth website, newsletter and social media presence
  • Choose and present a wide range of comics, graphic novels and manga in order to generate free-flowing conversation

For a copy of the job descriptions and details on how to apply, email comicsyouthliv@gmail.com or call Rhiannon Griffiths on 0752 536 9624.

Closing date: Wednesday 14 June 2017, 5pm

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