Community Engagement Trainer [NOW CLOSED]

We are looking for an enthusiastic person with excellent skills to train project workers in Lebanon on a British Council funded project.

The Community Engagement Trainer will provide training to project based staff so they have the skills to be able to engage with the community residents, using arts based approaches to identify and capture the community’s intangible cultural heritage activities.

This is a community focused project that will work with residents across refugee camps and settlements in Lebanon. The purpose of the project is to identify and record intangible cultural heritage activities that are of value to the community using digital technology. These activities include oral history, storytelling, arts and crafts, music and dance, and traditional recipes.

The community outreach work is key to engaging the local population and to support the refugees.

The project will engage the community to

  • help to generate community understanding
  • build links and understanding between the refugee and non-refugee population
  • build the skills of the volunteers


Location: Home based UK with two travel periods to Lebanon – one starting 07/01/19 and one during April 2019


Date required to start: 01/01/2019

End of Project:  31/10/2019 

Fixed term contract.


Project Fee: £2200

Hours: Estimated at 15 days commitment over project lifetime to include work in Lebanon and in the UK


Closing date: December 10th 2018

Interview date: December 13th 2018

Please call Richard Newton on 029 2039 7341 if you would like to discuss the role

To apply, please complete the following:

  • A covering letter of no more than 2 sides of A4 outlining your interest in and suitability for the role
  • CV
  • Some examples of previous work

Please return to [email protected] (clearly stating Community Engagement Trainer in the subject line)

or to:
Richard Newton Consulting
21 Cathedral Road
CF11 9HA