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Recognising Young People’s Achievements

Summer Volunteer Programme 2014

Looking for  something worthwhile to do in the summer holidays?

Moray Art Centre are offering placements on their Summer Volunteer Programme.

If you are aged 14 or over, interested in the arts, or looking to make a career in the arts industry, this will give you a real insight into behind the scenes at an art centre.  You will have the opportunity to learn about:

What goes into putting on a professional exhibition
Organising a live arts event
Publicity and social media
Progamming classes for young people and adults
Assisting tutors in preparation and delivery of classes
Retail merchandising and sales
Housekeeping
Cash Handling
Health and Safety

You will have receive training and support, and it will be up to you how much time you volunteer. Although we will expect a minimum of 3 hours a week. You will also receive a recognised volunteer accreditation, which will look great on your C.V, college application.  

Interested? Call Sue Watsham, Centre Manager on 01309 692426 or email morayartcentre@yahoo.co.uk

Arts Award

– www.artsaward.org.uk

Find out what inspires you, share your talents, and you’ll walk away with a qualification that makes a real difference in the world of work and the arts. Arts Award is a national qualification awarded by Trinity College in support of young people, aged 11 – 25 years to develop as artists and arts leaders.

Youth Achievement Awards

www.youthscotland.org.uk/projects/youth-achievement-awards.htm

The Youth Achievement Award enables young people, between the ages of 12 – 25 years to develop their personal and social skills, build a portfolio of evidence based on their voluntary activities, recognise and accredit young people’s achievements.

Duke of Edinburgh Awards

www.dofe.org/scotland/

The Duke of Edinburgh Award is dedicated to the personal development of young people from all backgrounds aged 14 – 25 years. The Moray Art Centre is an approved Activity Provider (AAP).

You can contact Sue on 01309 692 426 or email morayartcentre@yahoo.co.uk to find out how you can participate in one of the above programmes.

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