TENDER JOB DESCRIPTION
Job Title: Freelance Workshop Facilitator
1. Main purpose of the job
Workshop leaders are responsible for delivering Tender’s programmes to young people in schools,
Pupil Referral Units (PRUs) and youth centres. The programmes consist of a series of drama and
arts based educational workshops that engage young people in promoting healthy relationships.
Through the delivery of Tender’s different programmes, workshop leaders will achieve the following
Educate young people about the violence and abuse perpetrated in relationships.
Challenge and change young people’s attitudes that condone and conceal domestic and
Enable young people to make informed decisions with regards to sexual health
Educate young people about the consequences and issues surrounding substance misuse
Enable young people to feel supported and to use support services in relation to domestic
violence, sexual health or substance misuse
2. Position in the organisation
Reports to: National Partnership Coordinator
Responsible for: Young people in schools, PRUs, YOTs and youth centres
3. Duties and key responsibilities
Running drama and arts based educational workshops with young people about preventing
domestic and sexual violence, substance misuse and sexual health.
Providing young people with information and key statistics and distributing help line
Enabling young people to identify early warning signs of abuse and what makes a healthy
and unhealthy relationship.
Supporting young people in their learning by encouraging young people to participate in
practical exercises designed to rehearse the reality of relationships and involve them in
discussions of the issues.
Providing young people with creative tools and skills to develop their own campaigns.
Participating in the evaluation of the project by completing and returning all monitoring
forms and questionnaires to Tender.
Undertaking relevant training
Undertaking all relevant training associated with Tender’s work including but not restricted
to Child Protection, Violence against women awareness and drama/arts based projects
4. General responsibilities
A commitment to Equal Opportunities, Education and Access
A commitment to Child Protection guidelines
A commitment to working with young people
Having a clear CRB check (under 2 years)
5. Personal Specification
(D= Desirable & E= Essential)
SKILLS AND ABILITIES E Drama/ arts education skills.
E Ability to empathise with young people.
E Ability to understand and apply the requirements of Child
E Ability to respond positively to unexpected challenges.
E Ability to work collaboratively.
E Ability to speak to a wide range of audiences on complex
EXPERIENCE E Experience of working with young people, 13 – 19 year
olds, including the at-risk and marginalised.
D Experience of working in schools, PRU’s and youth
E Demonstrate enthusiasm for: community arts, working
with young people, the issues surrounding domestic and
KNOWLEDGE E Knowledge of the arts specifically drama and possibly
one other specialist area, eg: photography, film etc.
D An understanding of at risk young people’s needs
PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES AND E A flexible approach to work.
E Willing to work with vulnerable young people affected by
emotional and behavioural conditions.
E A commitment to domestic violence prevention and the
aims of the organisation.
If you require any more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0207 431 7278