The project aims to get young people (aged 16 to 25 years old) involved with Suffolk charities as trustees, enrolling them in the Suffolk Young Trustee Programme.
The average trustee in England and Wales is 59 years old, and 55 in Northern Ireland!
The Young Leadership Project aims to bridge the gap between trustees, organisations and young people. Young people are our future charity leaders.
There are many benefits connecting young people with local charities:
This programme will connect motivated young people with voluntary organisations, looking to welcome a young trustee onto their trustee board:
This model has been adapted from Oxford Hub Young Trustees Programme, as an excellent example of how to involve students on trustee boards.
For more information download our packs:
If you’re interested in the Young Leadership Project, complete the relevant online form below and we’ll be in touch!
For further information, please contact Janet Perry, Youth Leadership Development Officer.
Contact details can be found below.
Janet Perry, Youth Leadership Development Officer:
Young Leadership Project in partnership with:
Community Action Suffolk’s mission is to strengthen and champion community action in Suffolk by supporting the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector in its work.
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