Photo (c) Anne Tezlaff


Working Pattern:
Mondays: 3pm – 5.30pm (Make Stuff Club)
Tuesdays: 4pm – 8.30pm (Responders)
Saturday once a month: 9.30am – 6pm (Responders)

Salary: £13.15 per hour (London Living Wage)

We’re looking to recruit a freelance Youth Facilitator to help deliver our Creative Activism programme Blackhorse Responders, and run Make Stuff Club – our weekly after-school sessions that introduce 9 -11 year olds to the basics of woodwork. The role is responsible for supporting the delivery of creative activities for young people from the local community alongside the Creative Programme Manager.

We are looking for someone who is confident and enthusiastic in working with young people.

You should be able to demonstrate the following experience and qualities:
– A passion for empowering young people and their wider community
– Experience of facilitation of groups and working with young people
– Experience in making and woodwork (we will provide full workshop inductions)
– A good understanding of safeguarding best practice

To download the full job description, please click here.

To apply, please email with your CV and cover letter in a written or recorded format by Tuesday 2nd January 2024.Interviews will be held on Thursday 4th January 2024.

Please note we will require you to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, paid for by the workshop.



Start Date:              January / February
Working Hours:    1 or 2 evenings per week: 17.30 – 22.00, flexible days (excluding Friday) and
1 weekend per month 9.30 – 18.00
Salary:                     £6,000 per annum for 1 evening per week & 1 weekend per month
Type of role:           One year fixed term contract (with potential to extend)

Blackhorse Workshop is looking to recruit additional metalwork tutors to contribute to teaching our popular courses. We are looking for makers with a passion for their craft, and who are keen to share their skills with others.

At Blackhorse Workshop our mission is ‘to bring people together through making; inspiring and supporting creative ambitions and building communities’.

We are an open access public workshop providing access to tools and machinery for our members; both professionals working in the creative industries, and hobbyists keen to develop their making skills. Specialising in wood and metal equipment, we also run courses, training programmes for young people and special one-off cultural projects. We aim to support people to make a living doing what they love, open up the benefits of making and bring people together.

Role Description:
The role is responsible for delivery of our range of beginners and intermediate metalwork courses. The evening classes will run termly for 2.5 – 3 hours, teaching small groups. Weekend courses generally run 10.00-16.00. You’ll arrange the purchase and prepare any materials for the course and between terms help to develop and prototype new course ideas.

Person Specification:
– 3 years of experience as a metalworker, with a passion for promoting the craft
– Previous teaching experience is desirable, but not an essential requirement
– We are looking for people who are confident and enjoy working with the public, and are able to apply their experience to support participants.
– Good awareness of Health and Safety

To apply, please email, Events and Programme Manager with your CV and cover letter in a written or recorded format by outlining your interest and suitability for the role. Please note that you will be employed and this is not a freelance role.

We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, especially those currently less represented in our organisation and the arts industry. We are particularly interested to receive applications from people from Black, Asian and ethnically diverse backgrounds, those who identify as deaf and disabled people, and neurodiverse people.

We are happy to make reasonable adjustments to enable applicants to participate in the selection process, and for the successful applicant to carry out their role.