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Welcome to Alexander Community Development

Based in Dundee, Alexander’s Community Development is an exciting and innovative community organisation with the aim of helping the progression and future growth of Dundee. Launched in 2019, we already have an impressive and growing team, whom, with over 100 years of proven business and training experience between us, have the knowledge and passion to support the training needs of individuals, businesses, schools and community projects.

Alexander’s is built on our passion to share our collective experience, in the belief that this can unlock significant growth for individuals and businesses alike. We aim to up-skill and support the creation of employment opportunities for the people of Dundee. We are also community driven, with a strong focus on giving back to the city.

Together, we can continue building a bright future for Dundee!

John and the team at work.

TRANSITION TO TRADE

Our Transition to Trade (TtT) programme, offers engaging work based learning to young people, ultimately providing a realistic and effective career path for young people with an interest in gaining a trade. Focusing on the transition from education to work, TtT has a strong focus towards the construction industry and the real life scenarios. The programme will provide opportunities to learn in a live work environment, giving an insight into what working life is like over an extended period.

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COMMUNITY PROGRAMMES

Our community programmes focuses on what ACD can do to give back to Dundee. We have two community branches – Food Distribution and Trades for All. Currently, through our Food Distribution programme we distribute over £10,000 worth of food to Dundee’s 25 food banks every week, helping some of Dundee’s most vulnerable families. This programme is delivered in partnership with Faith in Community Dundee and Dundee City Council 

Our Trades for All programme works with local retired trades people, we deliver discounted trades work to communities and individuals on a referral basis. The work is carried out in partnership with local community groups and benefits every party involved.

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Alexander's food distribution

“I am impressed by the innovative approach Alexander’s is taking to support the communities response to Covid-19, particularly in supporting those young people who will be disproportionately affected by the pandemic.”

JAMIE HEPBURN
Minister for Fair Work and Skills

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We are a community organisation and seek to partner with progressive businesses who wish to develop skills in their workforce and the wider community. Our training is delivered by highly skilled tradesmen and sector specific experts and teachers. We are always looking to offer volunteering opportunities to retired tradesmen and those who are looking to give back.

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