Impactful Starts

Ages 16-24

Aged 16+ and out of work, education or training? Then this programme is for you!

At Impact Arts you can be creative, gain in confidence and earn qualifications. No creative experience necessary!

Impactful Starts is a 2 days/week, stage 1, non-traditional creative employability project. Over 12 weeks, using the arts as a focus we will support you to feel more confident; overcome some of the hurdles you might be facing; and gain some qualifications.

You will be supported by an artist, youth worker and opportunities co-ordinator who will provide 1:1 and group support.

Participants will get £11 per day allowance for attending.

Open for 2024 referrals

Summerlee Museum, North Lanarkshire, June – August: Mondays & Tuesdays, 10am-3pm

Montgomery St Lane, Edinburgh, April – June : Tuesdays & Wednesdays, 10am-4pm. (FULL)

The Boardwalk, Glasgow, April – June: Wednesdays & Thursdays 10am-4pm. (FULL)



Edinburgh, Glasgow & North Lanarkshire
Ages: 16-24
3rd June 2024

What to expect

On our Impactful Starts programme you will:

Take part in creative engagement techniques – for example: music, painting, sculpture, animation, poetry!

We will help you: prepare for progressing into work; establish a routine; create a CV, prepare for interviews and look for jobs.

There will be a focus on Mental Health and Wellbeing – learning about mindfulness and good eating; getting out and visiting community projects; and taking part in confidence-building creative workshops

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