Developing the Young Workforce North Highland

Developing the Young Workforce North Highland

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Job Opportunity: Highland Youth Convener 2023/24, High Life Highland

  • Location: Working from home
  • 12-month contract
  • £19,747 annual bursary
  • Full Time role from August 2023, one-year term

Applications are now closed. For further information, please contact the organisers directly.

The post requires some evening and weekend work and travel to attend and represent the views of young people at meetings and events as appropriate.

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/writer, with the ability to work with and relate to a wide range of people and organisations (See Contract Specification attached).

Please 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 11th May 2023.

Please note that interviews will take place in two stages, on Friday 2nd June and Wednesday 7th June 2023.

Please click HERE to view the Youth Convener Contract Specification.

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