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We’re RECRUITING: Youth Advisory group

We are currently in the process of recruiting our Young Advisors. If you are interested in finding out more, please look at our recruitment pack below.

Wac Arts Youth Advisory Group is an independent body of 6 young people that comprises of young artists, tutors, facilitators, participants, and community representatives, who ensure that decisions taken by Wac Arts are truly made for, by and with the community it engages. 

How to Apply

Please send us your CV and a covering letter explaining why you are interested in becoming a member and kindly outline how your skills and experience meet the profile described in the desirable qualities and experiences above. We also accept audio recordings (MP3 file) or a video application of up to 3-4 minutes (MP4) that can be sent via a WeTransfer link.

Please email your application to with the subject “Youth Advisory Group”. The application deadline is Monday, 1st July 2024 noon.

We will hold informal conversations either online or at the Wac Arts location at the Old Town Hall building, as per mutual convenience.

If you would like a version of this pack in an alternative format (e.g. large text), please feel free to contact us and we will do what we can to support your request. Please call us on 020 7692 5800 or email using the subject heading “Youth Advisory Group recruitment”.

To ensure transparency, the panel shall comprise of both key Wac Arts staff members and external associates.


As an equal opportunities employer, Wac Arts is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, marriage or civil partnership.

We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Wac Arts. We are looking for interest from people who reflect the diversity of London and the communities we serve.

At Wac Arts we strive to be a leader in diversity and inclusion. Reducing inequality is the cornerstone of our mission. It is vital that we understand the diversity of our own organisation accurately and at all levels. As such, we would like to ask you to complete the optional form here.



Nurture children and young people’s creativity through the arts.


An organisation that is nationally recognised for its expertise in providing accessible arts provision, and for playing a significant role in the creative journey of children and young people.
An organisation for, by and with communities to engage, enhance and elevate youth arts.


To provide access to arts for children and young people, particularly those who are experiencing barriers to participation.

GOALS – 2024-27

Continue to provide an affordable arts programme for children and young people, irrespective of their background or abilities.
Further develop the young company offering in place as part of the arts programme.

Continue to provide Continuing Professional Development opportunities for teachers, young artist practitioners and those who engage with children and young people in the arts.
As custodians, manage the upkeep of the Old Town Hall building as a community asset.

Continually develop an organisational culture that promotes the charity’s values and principles of inclusion, collaboration, and staff development.
Be a financially resilient and sustainable organisation.