BE SEEN, BE HEARD.

FAICEAR THU, CLUINNEAR THU. 

HIGHLAND YOUTH CONVENER | NEACH-GAIRM ÒIGRIDH

 

Inverness, £15,925 annual bursary, a full-time role from August 2018 until August 2019, with some evening and weekend work.

We are looking for the Highlands’ next Youth Convener. You will help make the Highlands the best place in Scotland to be young by ensuring that the voice of young people in Highland is heard on issues and developments that impact them. You’ll work with the High Life Highland Youth Services Team in developing Highland Youth Parliament and other initiatives that increase youth involvement in decisions that affect them. You’ll be a key representative of young people in Highland at various Highland Council and other committee meetings.

You should be aware of a spectrum of issues affecting a wide range of young people and be able to represent their views. You will be a good communicator –speaker/facilitator/reader/writer, with the ability to work with and relate to a wide range of people and organisations (See Contract Specification attached).

Please write or email to us in no more than 500 words ‘How you would ensure young people’s views are voiced to The Highland Council and Community Planning Partners’, with a CV, and 2 referees noted. Applications can also be submitted as video or audio, equivalent to 500 words.

Closing date for Applications is Thursday 10th May 2018.

Please note that interviews will take place in two stages, on Monday 4th June and Wednesday 6th June 2018

Email ian.abbot@highlifehighland.com, or post to Ian Abbot, Senior Youth Development Officer, High Life Highland, 12/13 Ardross Street, Inverness, IV3 5NS, Tel: 01463 663812