Trustees (one reserved for young person 18-25)

  • Job Reference: 00000416-1
  • Date posted: 23 April 2021
  • Recruiter: Young Citizens
  • Location: Nationwide
  • Remote Working: 100% remote working possible
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/benefits: This is a voluntary role
  • Sector: Children & Young People, Education/Training
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Duration: 3-year term (renewable for a second term on mutual agreement)
  • Work hours: Part Time

Job description

We are seeking up to three people to join our Board of Trustees.  We are particularly looking for people with some of the following attributes, skills, or experiences:

  • A young person currently aged 18-25
  • Education, Youth and/or Social Action policy
  • Legal
  • Finance
  • Marketing, media, PR
  • Digital and IT

We are keen to increase the ethnic diversity of the Board, and we also particularly welcome applicants with disabilities.

One of the places will be reserved for a young person between the ages of 18 and 25, as part of our commitment to ensuring young people’s voices are heard throughout our organisation, and to bring their recent experience of the education system and their insights into the priorities and perceptions of young people to further strengthen our Board as we work to grow and develop our offer.


How to apply

To read more about the opportunity to volunteer as a Trustee, and what it entails, download the recruitment pack below:


Please send us a CV with a statement (maximum two sides of A4) about why you want to be a Trustee of Young Citizens and how you meet the requirements of the role. Please include the names and details for two referees who will not be contacted until we have your express permission. The application should be sent by email to Tom Franklin with the subject: Trustee Application.

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Monday 17th May 2021. Interviews with those shortlisted will take place in late May or early June, with the potential for successful applicants to attend the Board meeting on 17th June. The recruitment process is overseen by a Board recruitment panel. Please let us know if you will require any special provision because of any disability should you be called for interview.



If you have any queries on any aspect of the appointment process, need additional information or would like to have an informal discussion, please contact Tom Franklin


By clicking the 'Apply for this job now' button, you will be redirected to the vacancy page on Young Citizens website.