2021 Youth impact report

Our 2021 youth impact report celebrates the activities that have taken place across the Trust for young people from all walks of life, and demonstrates the impact we are making through effective partnerships and community engagement.

Young volunteers along the Nottingham & Beeston Canal Young volunteers along the Nottingham & Beeston Canal

Throughout 2021, we continued to grow our youth engagement work and made significant progress towards achieving our POWER of Youth Charter commitments, which we made in 2020.

Youth Impact Report 2021 - impact stats

Highlights from 2021 include:

Supporting young people in new ways

Adapting to the Covid-19 pandemic, we created more opportunities for young people to engage digitally, remotely and through self-directed activities. These included new learning at home bundles, virtual engagement sessions, and six resource packs designed to be used independently by individuals, or as group sessions lead by a volunteer or leader.

Creating a more inclusive environment

We worked with more partners on a national and regional level across a wider variety of sectors to broaden representation and enhance inclusion. Our youth engagement advisory group now consists of representatives from the youth, health, sports and education sectors.

Launching new initiatives

2021 saw the launch of our youth fellowship programme, giving young people a formal role in the Trust and a voice in our decision making. 

Welcoming Kickstarters

We welcomed 47 young people to our regional, construction and digital marketing teams and are immensely proud that 22 now have apprenticeship roles with us.

Last date edited: 19 May 2022