Join the New Youth Arts Advisory Group Ayrshire!

Thu 03rd July 2014

Are you aged 16-25 and want to help shape
youth arts for Ayrshire? We need your

Ayrshire Youth Arts Network is a new initiative
funded by Creative Scotland as part of the Time to Shine Strategy. Its purpose is to enrich young people’s lives through arts and creativity.

We are
looking for 9 young people across Ayrshire aged 16-25 to be part of a regional
Youth Arts Advisory Group who will play a crucial role in shaping the future of
arts for young people in Ayrshire. You
will work alongside the lead organisations and the partner group including:

· The Gaiety

· Impact Arts

· East Ayrshire Centre Voluntary

· Arts & Cultural staff from each
of the local authority areas


· Ayr College

What will my involvement be?

Along with the other advisory group members, you will be a visionary and
decision maker, developing ideas that will shape the arts for young people
across Ayrshire. Using an innovative and creative approach we will support your
ideas of new ways to work and a direction for the Ayrshire Youth Arts Network.
This is a really exciting opportunity to make a difference and change youth
arts in Ayrshire!

What will I get out of it?

Being part
of this opportunity can provide you with many benefits. Your confidence will
soar and you will be able to develop core skills in listening, communicating
and presenting – which are essential for a high impact CV!

You’ll be
able to voice the opinions and views of your local community and friends and
work with professionals within the creative industry from fields such as film,
theatre, music and more.

There will
also be a chance to take part and be supported in achieving a Youth Achievement
Award plus, you’ll make plenty of friends along the way!

Find out more here!

How do I apply?

We are
looking for enthusiastic, committed and willing young people aged 16 -25 from
across Ayrshire to take part.

Please complete
the application via the survey monkey link:

addition we would invite any alternative applications such a rap or song, a
piece of artwork, a video clip presentation or a poem – anything creative is
encouraged but is optional!

To submit
an alternative application, please answer the main questions in the Survey
Monkey link along with your details below:


Age and





submit your alternative application via email to [email protected].

If you
have any questions or need further information, please contact Kirsty Gallacher
on 01294 273051.

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