Who we are
Supporting young people to be the best they can be.
Young people need access to safe spaces and trusting relationships, where they can be themselves, make friends, develop new skills and make positive changes to their lives and their communities.
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.
Time Commitment: six formal 3hr board meetings per year
Commitment: 12 months minimum
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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