Trustee Role: Young Person Champion with an education (formal or informal) background

York Civic Trust have identified that the views and voices of young people under the age of 35 are under-represented in the work of the charity and in the development of York as a modern historic city. The Civic Trust through the work of its existing Education committee works with both primary and secondary schools in the provision of teaching resources and its Public Speaking Competitions.

The Board of Trustees are keen to expand the participation of young people in all areas of its work and provide beneficial and developmental experiencesto deepen the relevance of the activities and outputs of the Civic Trust and that in turn will help to create citizens who understand, enjoy and value York as a modern historic city.

York Civic Trust would like to look to increasing its relationships and providing developmental opportunities for young people of all backgrounds who have left education or have moved into vocational training.

Experience, Skills and Networks

Practicing secondary or tertiary level teacher or someone who has recent experience or is working with young people outside of formal education.

Ability to advise and assist the Civic Trust on developing programmes of work that are shaped by young people

Desire to utilise networks to forward and develop the work of the Civic Trust

To apply for this role please send an up-to-date C.V. and covering letter to Andrew Morrison, Chief Executive, York Civic Trust, 27 Castlegate, York, YO1 9RN

14In order to champion the role of Young People and ensure that their voices are heard the Civic Trust are looking to recruit a new trustee who is within our prioritised demographic segment with a preferably practisingor researchbackground in either secondary or tertiary educationor informal learning or training. Experience, Skills and NetworksPracticingsecondary or tertiary level teacher or someone who has recent experience or is working with young people outside of formal education. Ability to advise and assist the Civic Trust on developing programmes of work that are shaped by young people Desire to utilise networks to forward and develop the work of the Civic Trust