Ambassador Recruitment

Aims:
To ensure the Youth Network supports helping young people achieve their potential by having a dynamic and active Youth Network Ambassador board

*See Footnote

Objectives:
Ambassadors will ensure the following:

  1. A strategic group of up to 20 individuals who work as a collective team
  2. Ensure we are representative of the diversity of young people in Luton
  3. Have a group of Ambassadors who will deliver on the core aims of Youth Network
  4. Build partnerships with other young people in Luton and relevant organisations including schools, colleges, university and youth and community groups
  5. Lead on our programs and projects

Key communication messages:

  1. Youth Network is a new organisation for young people aged 11-25 years of age, based in Luton, Bedfordshire
  2. Youth Network aims to help develop young people to reach their potential
  3. Youth Network provides training around employability, personal skills development, personal mentoring and social action campaigns
  4. Youth Network Ambassadors are a dedicated group of young people who receive leadership training to represent Youth Network. They ensure the youth voice is heard – applicants must be aged 16-25 years of age and live, work or study in Luton

What are we looking for from a Youth Network Ambassador?

  • Skills, knowledge, character – someone who can demonstrate positive traits including for example teamwork, leadership, critical thinking, hard work and commitment, a willingness to support young people and the Youth Sector
  • Someone with views on current issues – thoughts on youth spaces and services, understanding on how things work, be positive about different issues such as relationships, equality and social justice, serious youth violence and education
  • Experience – A person who has some experience of youth clubs or the youth sector in as a member or a volunteer
  • A one year working commitment including a meeting once a month to look at implementing strategy, amplifying the youth voice and demonstrating youth action. *We are recruiting for a September 2019 start up until July 2020

What next?

If you would like to be considered for the role of a Youth Network Ambassador, please email [email protected] to register your interest and a member of the current Ambassadors will contact you

Trustee Recruitment

Aim
To ensure the proper functioning of Youth Network with regards governance, legal structure and responsibilities as defined by the constitution and benefit to beneficiaries. *See footnote

Objectives

Trustees will ensure the following:

  1. The obligation of Youth Network to its beneficiaries is run in accordance to the constitution and to the vision/aim/objectives
  2. Staff and volunteers are maintained in accordance to the ethos and proper functions
  3. Give appropriate representation across sectors including building partnerships where required across Luton and Bedfordshire
  4. Support the charitable acts where appropriate and required
  5. Ensure the governance of Youth Network as legally bound by law and the regulator

 Key communication messages

  1. Youth Network is a new organisation for young people aged 11-25 years of age, based in Luton, Bedfordshire
  2. Youth Network aims to help develop young people to reach their potential
  3. Youth Network provides training around employability, personal skills development, mentoring and social action campaigns
  4. Youth Network Ambassadors are a dedicated group of young people who receive leadership training to represent Youth Network. They represent the youth voice is heard – applicants must be aged 16-25 years of age and live, work or study in Luton.

What are we looking for from a Trustee?

  • Skills, knowledge, character – someone who can demonstrate positive traits including for example teamwork, leadership, critical thinking, hard work and commitment, a willingness to support young people and the Youth Sector.
  • Experience – A person who has knowledge and understanding of how a charity is run, or someone in the fields of education, youth services, community sector, or can demonstrate competency in a specialist field of employability.
  • Someone with views on current issues – for example, youth spaces and services, understand how things work, be positive about current issues, for example mental health, relationships, equality and social justice, serious youth violence & education
  • A minimum one year working commitment including meeting as a Trustee Board at least 3 times a year to discuss strategy, monitor and evaluation function, and execute the legal requirements of Youth Network as a charity [AGM, accounts etc.]

What next?

If you would like to be considered for the role of a Youth Network Ambassador, please email [email protected] to register your interest and a member of the current Ambassadors will contact you

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