Opportunities to get involved in Young at Art

Current Opportunities

We are currently shortlisting for four current opportunities within our team. 
Creative Child Coordinator, Fighting Words Belfast Coordinator and two six month paid internships (18-24 yr olds): Marketing & Audience Development and Events Co-ordinator 


We are always interested to hear from volunteers. 

Click here to go to our online volunteer application form

Festival programming and projects

The Belfast Children's Festival is a curated festival, and as such doesn't receive submissions. However, our Director travels to festivals in Europe, although her travel budget is limited, so if you are performing at a festival do let us know and we will keep an eye out for your work. 

If you have an idea or recommendation for a commission, project or event and would like to discuss it, please contact us. Bear in mind that all work requires advance planning and fundraising and not everything can be acted on immediately.


If you are interested in joining Young at Art as a freelance artist, or event facilitation, please contact us. If you are offered work, you will be required to comply with child protection procedures and provide references, etc.

Trainee posts

Young at Art supports young people seeking a career in the creative industries. If you are completing a 3rd level course and seek a placement, or if you wish to explore a voluntary placement or research position while undertaking training, please contact us.

School Work Placement

There are limited opportunities for School Work Placements, but please contact us


View Young at Art’s strategy 2015- 2018, available HERE.


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