Invitation to tender: Freelance Youth Arts Facilitator

Phoenix Community Housing is inviting tenders for a Freelance Youth Arts Facilitator to form and work with a group of young people (13-19yrs) in south Lewisham, supporting them to become Young Arts Leaders.

The group will advise on, produce, promote and help deliver arts projects and cultural events for a wider group of young people (8-19yrs) in their own neighbourhoods.

Fee: £15,000 inclusive of VAT

Deadline for tenders: 6pm, Monday 6 November 2017

Interviews: Thursday 16 November 2017

Phoenix is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people we work with. As part of our commitment to safeguarding we apply a safer recruitment process to all contractors who work with children and young people.

The successful contractor will be subject to an up to date enhanced DBS check with a check against the barred lists for children, plus subscription to the DBS online service. We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across our services.

Phoenix is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes tenders from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. 

View the full invitation to tender and details of how to send your submission.

Download the application form.

If you would like to discuss this commission or have any questions about the project, please contact our Youth Programmes Manager Sarah Wickens on 020 3121 0218, 07841 864 737 or email

This project is the youth strand of a larger project that is working toward establishing a cultural education partnership in Bellingham.

The cultural education partnership work is led by Jane Hendrie, LEAN.

The project steering group will receive youth strand updates on a regular basis. Steering group members are:

  • Peter Hayward (Lewisham Music),
  • Jane Hendrie (LEAN),
  • Jeremy James (GLYPT)
  • Veronica Jobbins (Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance)
  • Sarah Wickens (Phoenix Community Housing)
  • Lisa Herdman (Phoenix Community Housing)

All individuals who sit on the steering group will also be available to advise and support the project and associated commissions.

13/10/2017 - 06/11/2017
Contact Name: 
Sarah Wickens