Clacks Resources

On this page you will find resources for Clackmannanshire, which link to our key areas of work. Don’t forget to also visit our Forth Valley wide resources page for additional information.

We strive to keep these resources relevant, up to date and useful for our communities. Please get in touch here if you spot any errors or have ideas for additions.

JOB VACANCY: Project Officer – Sustainable Dollar

Salary: £24-26,000 (pro-rata) depending on experience 

Hours: P/T 10 hours per week working flexibly with the occasional weekend and evenings 

Duration: Fixed term contract – 12 months

Are you looking for an organisation where you can make a real difference? Are you a re-use, recycle & reduce warrior? Are you adaptable and enthusiastic and keen to make Dollar a more environmentally friendly place to live? If so, then we have a great job for you…

One of Dollar Community Development Trust’s priority areas for 2020-2025 is ‘Sustainable Dollar’. This exciting project supports the Dollar community to reduce its carbon footprint and protect and enhance the beautiful local environment. We are currently looking for someone to work closely with our Trust Manager to take the next steps forward.

The role includes running workshops, encouraging active travel and biodiversity as well as organising the popular monthly Repair Café.  The successful candidate will work closely with local organisations – both charity and statutory, local businesses, volunteers and the community to continue building a network of awareness and action

 Further Information and applications: Please email the DCDT Manager Yvonne Alexander at yvonne@dollarcdt.com or call 07563 405939 with any questions or to arrange a chat.

To Apply: please send a CV and covering letter to yvonne@dollarcdt.com by 5pm on Friday 4 August 2023. Interviews will take place w/c 14 August 2023. 

Clacks Good Food - Business Breakfast

What is Good Food? Enjoy a blether over breakfast as we explore how Clacks ensures Food is Good for Business, as well as People and Planet.

When: 16 March ’23, 8:00 – 9:30 

Where: the Ladybird Tearoom, Alloa

Register at  https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/business-breakfast-tickets-566465412297 

How do we make Clacks a place where the local economy has a thriving, diverse and climate friendly food sector that creates skilled jobs?

Join us for breakfast and an exploration of what good food means for Clackmannanshire, and the important role that the business community can play in a shaping a thriving food economy that doesn’t cost the earth.

  • Learn more about the Clacks Good Food Partnership, and how to get involved
  • Learn more about the Good Food Nation Act (Scotland)
  • Learn more about the Good Food Economy project, and how to get involved
  • Hear from Alloa First on the power of working together to create a brighter future for business
  • Opportunity to network and connect

What better setting than The Ladybird Tearoom – an inspirational example of how lovingly prepared, home-made food brings people together – to uncover what it is we want from our food system in Clacks and what, together, we can do to ensure entrepreneurs and small business owners are enabled to meet the challenges ahead and thrive. 

 

JOB VACANCY: COMMUNITY COOKERY SESSIONAL WORKER

Rate of pay: £25 per hour

Hours: Up to 140 hours as required, end of March – October 2023. Some weekend working required and possibly occasional weekday evenings.

Requirements: Applicants to hold REHIS Elementary Certificate in Food Hygiene and their own Professional Indemnity insurance cover. A basic Disclosure check will be required.

Location: Tullibody Community Garden, Carseview, Tullibody FK10 2SR

Tullibody Community Garden is a small, friendly organisation entirely run by volunteers, awarded the Clacks ‘Community Group of the Year’ 2022. We aim to promote health and wellbeing – of people, and the planet.

We are looking to recruit a Sessional Worker to: get our Portacabin kitchen fully food hygiene/Environmental Health compliant and operational; and to organise and deliver a programme of beginner’s vegetarian cookery classes for local people. An ability to communicate positively with a wide range of people will be important.

For full details of the job and how to apply: Please e mail communitygardentullibody@gmail.com  or phone 07450 230771. Closing date for applications 5pm on Friday 3 March 2023. Interviews will take place on Friday 17  March.

Clackmannanshire Council's Sustainability and Climate Change Strategy

The Council also brought forward its net zero targets to 2040 at the latest and set an area-wide target of net zero by 2045. The new Interim Climate Change Strategy sets out a framework for achieving these targets and includes ways of aligning major decisions, budgets and approaches to planning decisions with a shift to net zero greenhouse gas emissions.

Clackmannanshire Council's Climate Change Forum - 2023 dates

Are you interested in the environment? Do you live, work or study in Clackmannanshire? Why not get involved in our new climate change forums to help to make a difference in your community?

Upcoming Forums by venue:

Dumyat Centre, Menstrie 

13 December 2022
10 January 2023
14 February, 2023
7 March 2023

Lornshill Academy

19 December 2022
16 January 2023
20 February, 2023
20 March 2023

Alva Academy 

20 December 2022
24 January 2023
21 February, 2023
14 March 2023

Alloa Academy

21 December 2022
18 January 2023
15 February, 2023
15 March 2023

Dollar Academy

25 January 2023
22 February, 2023
29 March 2023

To get involved please contact climatechange@clacks.gov.uk or call 07890 037352