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Freelance Activity Facilitators

Global Generation
The Story Garden, Ossulston Street, London NW1 1DF

Posted: 1 Jun 2021

Deadline: 30 Jun 2021

Compensation: £150 per day

Paid Fixed term / contract

Job description


We have been awarded funding to run a 4 week summer holiday programme. The programme will focus on both food and activities with lunch being provided by our community chef often made with the children attending each week. Some of our local children have been attending the garden since we opened so we are looking for activities that offer them something new to learn as well as having fun. We are mainly an outdoor provision but will have some indoor spaces available.


We are looking for experienced facilitators to design, lead and monitor a 4 day nature-focused activity programme with enrolments, oversight and lunch provided by Global Generation staff. The sessions will last for 4 hours each day including lunch. Children who come to the garden are used to free play here, to gardening crafts and adventure. We are particularly interested in a project that could take the 4 days to create i.e a build project or something that culminates in something to include parents on the final session.


Nature based activities eg: 

  • Craft activities such as weaving, sculpture and clay (we have a kiln on site)
  • Woodworking and natural building 
  • Gardening and Cooking
  • Imagination, creativity, innovation and play are all important themes in our programmes

For more information on the role, visit our website 

Application information

Please write us a proposal of what you would like to offer here at Story Garden with an example session plan of what one day in the week (4 hour session) could look like and send to

Please also include either your CV or past projects and specify which week or weeks you would be available to work. We are open to the right candidates offering more than one week. 

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About Global Generation

Founded in 2004, Global Generation is an educational charity, which works together with local children and young people, businesses, residents and families in Camden, Islington and Southwark to create healthy, integrated and environmentally responsible communities. We offer practical experiences and employment pathways to young people, often from disadvantaged backgrounds, and give them the social, emotional and practical skills to make a difference in the world. Ecology, education and enterprise are at the heart of everything we do, and we have developed a wide range of educational programmes, all of which reflect our core value of: I, We and the Planet.