“Co-designing with the children was such a positive experience.” Carys, student architect
Be a mentor for primary school children as part of an innovative week-long summer school to inspire the next generation of creative and diverse placemakers.
Date: Monday 9 – Friday 13 July
Venue: Hannah More Primary School
The Architecture Centre is looking volunteers who are:
passionate about architecture, placemaking and sustainability
friendly, enthusiastic and good communicators
studying / graduates of: architecture, engineering, planning, landscape architecture, urban design, sustainability
The Architecture Centre is looking for volunteers who can:
- be a friendly mentor to a small group of Year 6 (aged 11) children
- encourage the children to work as a team, share ideas, draw, make models, document their work and give a presentation
- demonstrate an interest in (and preferably some experience of) working with children/young people/communities
- commit to supporting the Generation Place Summer School week (9-13 July, 9-1pm Mon-Thurs, 9-3pm Friday)
What you will get out of volunteering on this project:
- a fun, hands-on and creative experience
- a community project to add to your portfolio / c.v.
- building links valuable connections with the Architecture Centre and the local community
- a volunteer briefing before the project starts
- acknowledgment through the Architecture Centre gallery exhibition, website, email newsletter and social media
- positively contributing to Widening Participation of the architecture and built environment sectors
- travel and refreshment expenses covered plus honorarium fee for attending the whole week.
Contact Amy Harrison, Head of Learning & Participation, email@example.com
“Share your design skills with the next generation.”