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Vacancy – Community Facilitator at The Writers’ Block – deadline 27 Jan

Thanks to funding from Arts Council England and the Garfield Weston Foundation, we are able to develop our Community Outreach programme  at The Writers’ Block for 2020.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Community Facilitator to promote and develop new social and community partnerships. The aim of the role is to open up the opportunities in The Writers’ Block to wider audiences with particular reference to the Camborne Pool Redruth area, Social Prescribing and Early Years.  The role will also support the development of greater outreach work.

The post is currently for 2 days per week, with the possibility of increasing to 3 days per week should further funding become available. Salary is £18,000 pro rata.

Please have a look at the job description and application form (links below) and contact us if you have any questions.

Community Facilitator Job Description

Community Facilitator application form

Deadline is Monday 27 January at midday. 

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How is your New Year’s resolution holding up?

The Writers’ Block aims to encourage the creative writer in us all. In December novelist Wyl Menmuir brought us one of his favourite activities for getting under the skin of his characters in the planning stages of a story. It works for characters of all ages.

The task begins like this: Write a list of ten secret New Year’s resolutions for your character. Make them as specific as possible. Dig deep and…

Full activity details are in New Years Resolutions

If you are inspired by the exercise, please let us know, or publish and submit your writing online to The Story Republic Library.

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