Beith Community Development Trust
Beith Community Development Trust

Charity registered in Scotland SC043155

Beith CDT is a community anchor organisation based in Beith, North Ayrshire.  Our aim is to improve the physical and mental fitness of the community.   We believe that our community should be the architect of its own destiny and use an asset based approach within our work


Current vacancies

Beith Trust is delighted to announce that we are recruiting for an exciting new project. This new role will be responsible for facilitating a successful delivery of an innovative youth leadership, training and coaching project centred around music.

The post holder will coordinate a team of Modern Apprentices who will lead the project, which will be designed, managed and facilitated by young people. The post holder will facilitate the delivery of a training and coaching programme within the project which will equip young people working and volunteering with experiences, skills, attitudes and work related qualifications which enable them to source, secure and sustain decent employment.

Project Brief

Beith Trust has a long standing connection with a number of young people who have had considerable success with their musical interest, nurtured within Beith Trust projects. Many are now skilled and experienced performers. These young people have shaped the project design and are keen to assist Beith Trust to facilitate this project, share their experience and skills and develop the assets and resources of the Garnock Valley to create new conditions that equip and support young people to realise and achieve their potential and showcase their talents,

The project will equip local young people with the resources, infrastructure and permission to conceptualise, design and deliver their own music project on their own terms. This will be facilitated within an innovative environment and accountable structures which enables young people to lead, manage and deliver project activities.

Opportunities for involvement will be created at a variety of levels, as novices, participants, learners, teachers and architects of the initiative. We will;

Improve mental and emotional wellbeing -

  • Music is of great importance to most young people with the vast majority citing it as ‘essential’ for their happiness and wellbeing. The creative process of making music in groups creates opportunities to meet and connect with new people, combating loneliness, anxiety and creating a sense of belonging
  • Opportunities to achieve - The process of participating, leaning, managing and promoting events and gigs, designing and delivering activities, songwriting and performing, will create new possibilities for non academic accreditation and achievement moreover this activity will not only showcase success, it will also shine a light on what it takes to be successful.

Better Connections with the Community

  • Music by its very nature has a unique quality to engage individuals across social class, age, race, gender and ability. This project will use this quality as a foundation to reach and connect the wider community Access to new skills and training opportunities which will help them to get a new job or start a business.
  • Leaderships Skills and Experience - young people will be supported and encouraged to undertake leadership roles within the project, these opportunities will equip them with a real life leadership experience, Beith Trust staff will mentor and guide this process and provide appropriate training and learning opportunities to support the process
  • Formal Training and Qualifications - Beith Trust offer a range of accreditation and qualifications at a variety of levels from age 10 upwards, young people will be supported and encouraged to accredit their learning within the project where appropriate

A Job Description is available for download below.

Shortlist

Beith Trust Band Factory

Beith Trust is delighted to announce it is recruiting for an exciting new project. This new role will be responsible for delivering a North Ayrshire Wide youth music programme. They will work together to ensure that all projects aims are achieved.

Project Brief

Beith Trust has a long standing connection with a number of young people who have had considerable success with their musical interest , which was originally activated within Beith Trust projects. Many are now skilled and experienced performers. Following on from a series of discussions with this group, they have expressed an interest in working with Beith Trust to facilitate this project, share their experience and skills, develop the assets and resources of the Garnock Valley to better provide a creative outlet and support young people to engage in music, showcase their talent and to bring the community together.

The project seeks to equip this community of young people with the resources, infrastructure and permissions to conceptualise, design and deliver their own music project on their own terms. Beith Trust will facilitate this by creating a supportive and encouraging environment and accountable structures which support young people to lead, manage and deliver project activities.

Band Factory will create opportunities for young people to become involved at a variety of levels, as novices participants, learners, teachers and shapers of the initiative. We want to :-

Improve mental and emotional wellbeing -

● Music is of great importance to most young people with the vast majority citing it as ‘essential’ for their happiness and wellbeing. The creative process of making music in groups creates opportunities to meet and connect with new people, combating loneliness, anxiety and creating a sense of belonging

● Opportunities to achieve - The process of participating, leaning, managing and promoting events and gigs, designing and delivering activities, songwriting and performing, will create new possibilities for non academic accreditation and achievement moreover this activity will not only showcase success, it will also shine a light on what it takes to be successful.

Better Connections with the Community

● Music by its very nature has a unique quality to engage individuals across social class, age, race, gender and ability. This project will use this quality as a foundation to reach and connect the wider community

Access to new skills and training opportunities which will help them to get a new job or start a business.

Leaderships Skills and Experience - young people will be supported and encouraged to undertake leadership roles within the project, these opportunities will equip them with a real-life leadership experience, Beith Trust staff will mentor and guide this process and provide appropriate training and learning opportunities to support the process

Formal Training and Qualifications - Beith Trust offer a range of accreditation and qualifications at a variety of levels from age 10 upwards, young people will be supported and encouraged to accredit their learning within the project where appropriate

A Job Description is available for download below.

Shortlist

Beith Trust is delighted to announce it is recruiting for an exciting new project. This new role will be the lead worker in a team of young people who will coordinate and facilitate the delivery of a North Ayrshire wide youth led music programme. The post holder will act as project lead and will oversee the safe and efficient project operations

Project Brief

Beith Trust has a long standing connection with a number of young people who have had considerable success with their musical interest , which was originally activated within Beith Trust projects. Many are now skilled and experienced performers. Following on from a series of discussions with this group, they have expressed an interest in working with Beith Trust to facilitate this project, share their experience and skills, develop the assets and resources of the Garnock Valley to better provide a creative outlet and support young people to engage in music, showcase their talent and to bring the community together.

The project seeks to equip this community of young people with the resources, infrastructure and permissions to conceptualise, design and deliver their own music project on their own terms. Beith Trust will facilitate this by creating a supportive and encouraging environment and accountable structures which support young people to lead, manage and deliver project activities.

Band Factory will create opportunities for young people to become involved at a variety of levels, as novices participants, learners, teachers and shapers of the initiative. We want to :-

Improve mental and emotional wellbeing -

Music is of great importance to most young people with the vast majority citing it as ‘essential’ for their happiness[1] and wellbeing. The creative process of making music in groups creates opportunities to meet and connect with new people, combating loneliness, anxiety and creating a sense of belonging

Opportunities to achieve - The process of participating, leaning, managing and promoting events and gigs, designing and delivering activities, songwriting and performing, will create new possibilities for non academic accreditation and achievement moreover this activity will not only showcase success, it will also shine a light on what it takes to be successful.

Better Connections with the Community

Music by its very nature has a unique quality to engage individuals across social class, age, race, gender and ability. This project will use this quality as a foundation to reach and connect the wider community

Access to new skills and training opportunities which will help them to get a new job or start a business.

Leaderships Skills and Experience -young people will be supported and encouraged to undertake leadership roles within the project, these opportunities will equip them with a real life leadership experience, Beith Trust staff will mentor and guide this process and provide appropriate training and learning opportunities to support the process

Formal Training and Qualifications - Beith Trust offer a range of accreditation and qualifications at a variety of levels from age 10 upwards, young people will be supported and encouraged to accredit their learning within the project where appropriate

A Job Description is available for download below.

Shortlist