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Our Bright Future Youth Ambassador, North Ayrshire

As part of the Our Bright Future project, Impact Arts are looking to recruit a graduate artist as a Youth Ambassador to deliver creative consultation workshops with the community of Irvine, North Ayrshire with the purpose of creating a piece of public art.

The Youth Ambassador must be an arts graduate or similar with a strong interest in the environment, environmental design and/or community arts. We are looking for someone to be involved in the Youth Function of Our Bright Future and as such there is a restriction on the age: the Youth Ambassador must be between 19-24 years old.

The purpose of the role is to engage with local schools and community groups to raise awareness of the Our Bright Future project, encourage engagement, and drive policy and change within the local community, as well as offering a graduate artist experience of working in a community setting within a well established community arts organisation.

Find more information about the role here in the full job pack.


  • Youth Ambassador pay: £200 p/w x20 weeks (2 days per week)
  • Materials: £1500
  • Public artwork including launch: £500

Application procedure:

We require:

  • A one page response identifying how you will go about consultation work within Irvine and how you can link it into the themes of Our Bright Future with clear examples of working with youth groups between the ages of 12-19 years old
  • An up-to-date CV
  • A portfolio of previous work related to your application

Project Contact:

All applications and queries should be sent to Nicola Wood, Programme Manager, Impact Arts on or 0141 575 3001.

Closing date for applications: 12pm, Wednesday 3rd October 2018
Artist interviews: W/c Monday 8th October 2018 (day TBC)

Community Jobs Scotland Creative Assistant, Irvine

These vacancies are only open to unemployed 16 to 29 year olds who are carers, early service leavers (armed forces), care-experienced, disabled, young people with convictions or young people on an Activity Agreement.

We are looking for a Creative Assistant to get involved in the delivery of arts projects in a community setting. You will help a creative tutor in a range of practical activities, while learning about workshop delivery and organisation. This will also provide an opportunity to develop a range of practical creative and personal skills while making a difference through the arts.

£8.75 per hour
Based at: Irvine
Working Hours: Normally 4 days from 5 between Monday - Friday, 9.30am - 4.15pm with a 30 minute break for lunch.

These roles have been created by Community Jobs Scotland scheme, which creates employment opportunities for young unemployed people within third sector organisations throughout Scotland – particularly those who are more disadvantaged in the labour market.


Find more information on how to apply here on the Community Jobs Scotland website.

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