Construction Staff

Build up - London, United Kingdom

apply before April 11, 2023

Tasks: Education, Hands-on & Crafts, Management

Topics: Community Engagement, Empower & Participate

Type: Freelance

Experience required: Intermediate

Language: English is sufficient

Build Up’s purpose is to empower young people to shape where they live, and make decision-making in London’s built environment representative of its communities. We do this by running projects that put young people in control of the design and construction of permanent public and community spaces. Our past projects include Build Up Hackney and The Shade.

What we’re looking for

This role would suit someone with practical experience in timber construction, carpentry, gardening or a related field. You have the enthusiasm and patience to support young people, although previous youth work experience is not essential.

The role

Reporting to the Construction Lead, you’ll work with our team to build projects and support our junior staff. When young people are on site, you’ll teach them construction skills and help everyone get the most out of their time with us.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Construction
  2. Junior staff and volunteers
  3. Develop young people’s (aged 10-18) construction skills
  4. Support effective organisational working practices

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