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Young Creative Trustee (aged 18-26)

An exciting opportunity has emerged for a young creative to join the Impact Arts Board and help steer the future direction of a leading community arts organisation.

We are looking for someone aged 18-26 who believes in the power of Impact Arts' work to transform lives, and who is passionate about the impact creativity can have in tackling inequalities that exist in Scotland today.

As a creative organisation, which employs over 100 artists and creatives each year, we are interested in hearing from applicants who have creative experience and are well networked in the Scottish arts scene - be that through visual arts, music, performance or digital.

Impact Arts will celebrate our 25th Anniversary in 2019 and we are working towards a refreshed strategy to 2022. Each year, between 60-70% of the 5000 people we engage on our projects are between the ages of 14-25 years. We have recently formed a Youth Steering Group so that we can actively listen to the voices of young people when planning, designing and evaluating our work.

As Year of the Young Person 2018 draws to a close, this appointment of a young trustee to our Board will ensure there is a legacy within Impact Arts by bring a younger voice to our governance and ensuring youth is at the very heart of our organisation.

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How to apply

To apply, send your CV with a supporting statement (one page maximum) detailing the qualities you can bring to our Board, and - if you wish - a completed Equal Opportunities Form to Fiona Doring, Director, at

The closing date for applications is noon on Monday 11th February 2019.

For an informal conversation about this role with Impact Arts' Vice Chair Ken Neil, please contact Fiona at the above email address.

We need youth! Join the Impact Arts youth steering group

Impact Arts are looking for young people to form a steering group to influence and design Impact Arts projects across Scotland.

We want to hear from young people with a desire to make a difference for themselves and other young people in their community.

If you're aged 14-24 years olds and can commit to meeting once a month in Glasgow for a year, then get in touch for more information!

The steering group is a chance to meet other young people who are passionate about arts, creativity and community. You will also take part in training, activities and events to help support you in the future.

You will get experience of supporting the development of nationwide community arts programmes and add to your CV.

You will get the chance to represent the views of young people and achieve an accredited award.

Download a role description for all the information you need.


How to apply

You can either:

The deadline for applications is 12noon of Thursday 14th February 2019.

If you have any questions, contact Jamie Proudfoot or Nicola Wood on 0141 575 3001 or at /

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