Youth Forum Member - North West


Activities: Practical, Environment, Outdoors, Regularly

Starts: Anytime

this opportunity covers the whole North West Region

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What's involved?

• This is a brand new, exciting opportunity at the Canal & River Trust for young people aged 16 to 25. The Youth Forum will have 12 members and will be from across the North West Region
• Work with the other youth forum members to create and deliver events and activities that engage young people and communities in the region
• Help to write and advise on Trust strategies to engage young people in health and wellbeing, environmental and social engagement activities, events and projects
• Feed ideas into North West Regional Advisory Board
• Inspiring other young people to engage with the Trust’s offer to shape our work to “make life better by water” eg by engaging and taking part in events


What's in it for you?

• Experience volunteering with a major national charity
• Opportunities to develop and use teamwork skills
• Experience leading campaigns that have a local and national impact
• Fun, friendship and opportunities to gain recognised qualifications

What skills are we looking for?


• Communication skills and the ability to work well with others
• Creativity and problem solving
• Good organisational skills

Personal Qualities:

• Interested the environment, health and wellbeing
• A ‘can-do’ attitude – motivated to get involved
• Reliability and punctuality
• Good team working skills with people from a range of backgrounds
• Open, friendly and non-judgemental

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