As part of the Our Bright Future project, Impact Arts are looking to recruit an undergraduate or recent graduate artist as a Youth Ambassador to deliver creative consultation workshops with the community of Dennistoun with the purpose of creating a piece of public art.
The Youth Ambassador be an artist between the ages of 19 and 24 with a strong interest in the environment, environmental design and/or community arts. We are looking for someone also to be involved in the Youth Forum of Our Bright Future.
The purpose of the role is to engage with local schools and community groups to raise awareness of the Our Bright Future project and encourage engagement, drive policy and change within our local community as well as offering an artist experience of working in a community setting within a well established community arts organisation.
Role location: Impact Arts: The Factory, 319 Craigpark Drive, Dennistoun, G31 2TB. The role requires actively engaging with community groups within Dennistoun.
Reporting to: Nicola Wood, Our Bright Future Co-ordinator
Duration of the role: 24 weeks in total beginning in August 2017
Time commitment: Consultation work to be undertaken 2 days per week in the first 6 weeks of the project with community groups, thereafter the artist will have a space to create the public artwork over 18 weeks at 1 day per week days within The Factory, Impact Arts.
Fee: £225 p/w x 6 weeks (2 days per week) plus 18 days @ £155 per day
Closing date for applications: 12pm, Friday 14th July 2017,
Artist interviews: w/c Monday 31st July 2017
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