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Where we are...

Connect ... Collaborate... Create

16-24 and living in Wolverhampton? Want to work on a creative project and get paid for your time? No prior experience or qualifications required.  

Deadline 7th August 2024

Supported by 

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In patnership with 

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Where we are...

...  is a national programme for young people aged 16 to 24. It delivers meaningful projects through collaborative partnerships between the British Museum, cultural and third-sector organisations, and young people. It aims to remove barriers to cultural engagement that young people may face.

Supported by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation and covering costs for all involved, the programme aims to engage young people who are under-served in the museum sector.

This project will be delivered by Wolverhampton Arts and Cultural Services, and Reach and Unite Outreach and Empowerment, a local NGO, in partnership with the British Museum.

The programme provides young people with a range of experiences including project management, communication, creative problem-solving and networking. It also connects young people to a network of creative youth across the UK.

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  • The program will run for 8 months from September 2024 to April 2025, with two sessions per month. 

  • Applicants should make sure that they are available for the entirety of the project to be able to make the most of their journey with Where We Are... as the project will evolve and depend on how they want to shape it. There'll be flexibility in this time commitment depending on the young people and partner organisations.


  • Any young person aged 16-24 

  • No prior knowledge, experience, or interest in arts and culture is needed.

  • The project aims to bring young people who belong to communities underserved by the museum sector. This includes, but is not limited to, young people who identify themselves as LGBTQIA+; from working-class backgrounds; neurodivergent; disabled; having a migrant or refugee experience; from African Diaspora; from South, East and Southeast Asian diaspora; and/or ethnically diverse.


  • Connect 

  • Collaborate 

  • Create

  • All expenses related to the program will be covered and the participants will also receive a stipend of £30 per session and an additional £10 to cover expenses.

Come Join Us!

 You're invited to our informal recruitment day!

15. 06. 2024

10 AM - 5 PM 
Changemakers Hub  
Unit 5, Train Station, Railway Dr, Wolverhampton WV1 1LE
Deadline 7th August 2024
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