Tender for Services | Youth Arts Now Researcher & Conference Coordinator

Youth Arts Now is seeking tenders for the role of Researcher / Conference Coordinator.

Waterford Youth Arts seeks tenders from a suitably qualified and experienced individual to research and collect data in support of the future development of a youth arts network in Ireland. This role requires desk research to review and assess data from Ireland and International good practice in the area of youth arts development and support. The role requires a self-motivated individual who is familiar with the relevant funders, agencies and organisations and gain accurate data and research as a result.

The role will start on Monday, 16 August 2021 and finish on Tuesday, 15 February 2022 and the person will be employed by Waterford Youth Arts CLG. The contract is specified, fixed term contract for services. Candidates will be self-employed and expected to provide evidence of tax compliance etc.

The researcher is expected to work from home and together with Waterford Youth Arts agree on a schedule for regular meetings, communication support, hours of work, targets, etc. The worker will report to Waterford Youth Arts with updates on ongoing work and plans etc. Waterford Youth Arts staff will support, offer feedback and advice to the role. The worker will attend any relevant meetings of the Youth Arts Now network online and also Southeast Axis meetings (arts officers from southeast).

The worker will help facilitate with WYA action research in each of the four counties with young people where they will look at the future of youth arts in Ireland through creative methods.

Tenders must be received no later than 5:00pm on Wednesday, 14 July 2021. Submissions and queries must be emailed to Ollie Breslin (Artistic Director) Waterford Youth Arts at ollie@waterfordyoutharts.com.

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