Cadwyn Clwyd (Rural Development Agency) is looking for individuals to join Local Action Groups in North East Wales (Denbighshire, Flintshire and Wrexham). The Local Action Group has the responsibility of overseeing and guiding the distribution of over £7.7 million of LEADER funding in rural areas. LEADER is a fund to explore innovative new approaches and experimental technologies to tackle poverty, create jobs and drive sustainable economic development. The LEADER programme focuses on 5 themes:
Pilot schemes, feasibility studies, training and mentorship projects that align to these themes and work towards the objectives of Local Development Strategies will be supported. LEADER is part of the Welsh Government Rural Communities – Rural Development Programme 2014 – 2020, which is financed by the Welsh Government and European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD).
Local Action Group members will be required to attend quarterly meetings to discuss project applications and allocate funding to projects. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of rural issues and a body of experience gained from working in the community, public or private sector within the rural area. This is an unpaid, voluntary post and no financial risks accrue to Local Action Group members personally.
If you are interested in learning more about becoming a member of one of the Local Action Group, please contact Cadwyn Clwyd for more information on 01490 340500 or firstname.lastname@example.org