Would you like to gain skills for your CV, build confidence and get your voice heard? Join us as a youth ambassador and influence services for young people in South Gloucestershire.

Being a youth ambassador 

You'll represent the voice of young people in South Glos, playing an important role in helping shape youth services in the area. You'll work with the Head of South Glos Youth Services, meet up (digitally) with other young people and use a variety of consultation techniques to capture young people's voices and opinions.

Not only has volunteering helped me overcome challenges around my mental health but it also gave me a chance to meet some amazing new people as well as opening many doors to some fantastic opportunities. - Dannie, Youth Ambassador from Krunch South West

Who we are looking for 

We're looking for young people:

  • Aged 13 – 18
  • Passionate about quality youth services
  • Reliable, being on time
  • Willing to share your opinions 
  • A team player attitude and ability to listen to others
  • Attends a youth centre in South Glos
  • Access to a computer and phone
  • Able to attend meetings and training (and where appropriate events)

Main benefits

  • Gain skills for your CV
  • Meet new people and make friends
  • Increase confidence
  • Experience of working directly with senior management
  • Experience of influencing youth organisations
  • Full training and support
  • Access to Youth Work level 2 qualification and other training/personal development
  • References for future employment

What will I be doing? 

  • Give ideas and feedback to help influence and design South Glos youth services
  • Gather views of peers (other young people attending youth club) and feed this back to the Head of South Glos Youth Services
  • Attend training (travel arranged and paid for)
  • Participate in group meetings 
  • Plan youth events (eg Youthfest)
  • Attend events to represent young people's views

The South Gloucestershire Youth Partnership (SGYP) is a collection of youth organisations (Creative Youth Network, The Diversity Trust, Southern Brooks, Krunch South West, Wickwar Youth Centre) working with young people in youth centres across the area.

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