The Household Resilience project will employ 1 graduate apprentice and support 27 wage based placements for employed trainees over three years. These employed trainees will work directly with 10 locally based organisations who will provide supervision and support to address the key issues for our communities.
The project activity is supported by anchor organisations, with experience in hosting employability placements and expertise in key issues for our communities. They will support employed trainees to deliver support on:
Inspiralba support the graduate appreciate to coordinate the delivery within and across the 9 other partners. These local partner organisations host and support Employment Training posts, adding capacity and building knowledge/expertise on the ground in communities.
The local advocates will undertake outreach, signposting and supporting householders, providing a link between vulnerable households and support organisations to reduce poverty and improving wellbeing.
The programme will provide support to develop the confidence and skills of employed trainees, equipping them to deliver effective engagement in their local community, with accredited training and access to specialist expertise alongside regular network /steering group meetings.
The project will deliver local impact, assisting those most in need in our rural and island communities to access support to reduce poverty, whilst also contributing to net zero targets through energy efficiency and climate action activity.
Inspiralba are a Living Wage and Fair Work accredited employer and we uphold these standards across programme delivery, ensuring each of our third sector employers delivers best practice.
Inspiralba: A social enterprise providing development, management, funding and evaluation support for the community sector.
Just enterprise is a business support programme which aims to support growth in revenue and employment in the third sector in Scotland. Over the past 3 years Inspiralba has provided just enterprise business support to 45 organisations in Argyll and Bute.
Examples of Support Provided via Just Enterprise:
Oban Communities Trust: A charitable company established in 2014 to take on ownership of the former Rockfield School building on behalf of the wider community.