Do you know a young person aged 16-25 in the UK Youth network who is not afraid to speak their mind?

Do you know an inspiring young person who could be the next campaigner, Councillor or MP?

What is UK Youth Voice?

UK Youth Voice is the national steering group, made up of 28 young people from across the UK, which sits right at the heart of UK Youth. Every year young people from across the UK Youth network get involved in policy work, fundraising, conference organising, programme design and delivery, and campaigning on behalf of their peers. We strengthen links between youth organisations, build relationships with decision makers and inspire other young people to take action.

We’re currently looking for young people to represent Northern Ireland, Wales, Scotland, North West, North East, Yorkshire & Humber, South West, South East, West Midlands, East Midlands and the East of England.

Why should you join UK Youth Voice?

Do you want to be part of creating a bright future for all young people? Do you want to have your say on issues that are important to you? Then UK Youth Voice is for you!

As well as having a national platform for your voice on all things relating to young people and youth work, you will have the incredible opportunity to travel all over the UK, meet new people, and develop a whole range of skills which will look great on your CV including; communication skills, teamwork, organising events and leadership. You will also get the opportunity to grow your network and lead on campaigns that could make a difference to thousands of young people across the UK.

All travel expenses, food and accommodation is covered by UK Youth.

What does the role involve?

Membership is for two years and requires a commitment of four weekend meetings a year plus the opportunity to get involved in projects and represent UK Youth Voice at various platforms. You will represent your region and link up with UK Youth’s network of youth organisations in your area. You will also have the opportunity to listen to the views of young people and use them to influence UK Youth and national policy.

How do I apply?

Sound like something you’re interested in? Simply apply by completing our short application form here; https://ukyouth.formstack.com/forms/ukyouthvoice

The deadline to apply is Friday 23rd February 2018. Our current UK Youth Voice members will be assessing applications and you may be invited for an informal chat over the phone. We will let you know as soon as possible after the interviews if you are successful or not.

Any questions?

Give Hannah, the Policy & Youth Engagement Manager a ring on 07455 521883 or email hannah.graham@ukyouth.org. She’ll be happy to answer any questions or worries you have before or after your application.