Oxfordshire Youth Trustee – Young Person

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Posted: 2 December 2021

Expiration Date: 21 January 2022

Location: Oxfordshire

What is a trustee?

A team of people who share responsibility for governing a charity and advising how it is managed and run.

Who are Oxfordshire Youth?

OY are a youth development charity, passionate about creating a future for and with young people that gives them the best possible opportunity to realise their potential.

OY supports organisations working with young people across Oxfordshire; runs programmes with young people including youth leadership; and through our YPSA (Young People’s Supported Accommodation) Programme works with young people to support them to live independently.

Role Information

Age: 18-30

Time Commitment: Six formal three hour board meetings per year

Commitment: 12 months minimum

Location: Oxfordshire

Expenses for travel can be claimed

Responsibilities and Expectations of Young Trustee:

  • Making decisions on Oxfordshire Youths aims and outcomes alongside team of trustees
  • Have a say on policies and procedures OY follows
  • Make decisions on funding for the charity
  • Make sure OY is doing what it said it would do in its work to support young people
  • Give honest opinions and feedback on anything discussed
  • Use your knowledge, skills and experiences as a young person to represent the voice of young people at trustee level

What you will gain

  • Access to OY training package – including Youth Voice Training and Presentation Skills
  • Induction with the Chair of Trustees
  • Skills and experiences to add to your CV
  • Opportunity to attend events ran by Oxfordshire Youth

How to apply:

To find out more or if you require support to apply please get in touch via the website or call the office on 01865 767899

Closing date for applications: 21st January 2022 Interviews to be held: Mid-January 2022 Applications will be reviewed as and when they are received. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to interview.

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