The Rural Youth Project is a movement for positive change to empower young people (18 to 28 years of age), through developing their leadership, business and enterprise skills, whilst encouraging positive activism to help to play their part in making rural places attractive and viable for young people to build their lives and their futures.
At its core, the project is delivered for Young People with them involved throughout the development and delivery.
Since launching in February 2018, we have had a very successful first year achieving the following:
The project is now at the start of a longer-term programme to reach out to all areas of Scotland and enable all rural young people to participate, become empowered and become the next generation of rural leaders in Scotland.
This next stage, which will include the recruitment of two new team members, will be supported by Rural Perth & Kinross LEADER Programme 2014-2020: “The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development: Europe investing in rural areas”, the Rural Youth LEADER Co-operation Project involves Rural Perth and Kinross (lead LAG), Angus, Lanarkshire, Outer Hebrides and Scottish Borders.
The project is looking to recruit two part-time freelancers to support the day-to-day delivery of the project which will be managed by the Directors, Jane Craigie and Rebecca Dawes.
For full job specifications please click on the relevant role below.
Applications will be accepted until midnight on Wednesday 28 August 2019 and should be sent via email to email@example.com