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YORKSHIRE DANCE is recruiting!


Cultural Venue Operations Apprentice


An exciting opportunity for a creative and organised individual, aged 18 or over, to start a career in the Arts and Cultural sector. You will be joining a fantastic team at Yorkshire Dance based in the heart of Leeds city centre.

You must have a keen eye for detail, a ‘can-do’ attitude; good communication skills which will be built on during the apprenticeship, and enjoy organising events. Above all, you should have a broad interest in the arts and be willing to learn.

You will be involved in every aspect of the day to day operations of the building and company, from the provision of comprehensive administrative support services to assisting with event management, maintenance of the building and promotion of services. During the apprenticeship, you will work towards a Level 2 qualification in Supporting Cultural Venue Operations. (NB. Funding to support this qualification is not available to graduates from Higher Education).

Working hours per week (including college if applicable): 30

Working days: Monday to Friday: 30 hours a week, normally between 8.30am and 5pm. You may be expected to work some evenings and weekends

Hourly rate / Total weekly wage:

Age 18-20 – (£5.30 an hour) £159  per week

Age 21-24  – (£6.70 an hour) £201 per week

Age 25 and over – (£7.20 an hour) £216 per week

To apply, please visit Leeds City College website where you will find a job description and details on the application process. You can find the link here:  You will need to register on the website before you can apply.

If you have any queries or need any help with you application, please contact Tawanda at the Apprenticeship Recruitment Team at Leeds City College on 0113 308 7921 or

Closing date:                 3 July 2016

Interviews:                   13 July 2016

Possible start date:        18 July 2016

Yorkshire Dance supports and promotes equal opportunity for all.

 Yorkshire Dance is supported using public funding by Arts Council England and Leeds City Council.




Yorkshire Dance is looking for a dedicated team of volunteers to help support the 24 Hour Dance Relay on Friday 1 – Saturday 2 July. We are in need of help during the following hours:

Friday 1 July
17:00 – 1:00

Saturday 2 July
12:00 – 17:00

You will have the opportunity to gain skills and experience, see performance, be an advocate for the Yorkshire Dance and Juncture Festival and be involved in something really amazing.

If you are interested, please drop April Skipp an email with you availability or call 0113 243 8765.

We will be able to contribute to travel costs.


We have a number of volunteering opportunities at Yorkshire Dance. An extra pair of hands is always welcome to support our busy team with large events such as Fresh, our annual youth dance platform, or our regular programme of performances Friday Firsts.

If you would like to get involved, please send a CV to along with a short statement as to the kind of work you are interested in, have a good look on our website and see what interests you most.


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