Youth Participation Worker (North)

  • Full time
  • £23,500
  • Home-based with travel around Highland/Moray
  • Closing 7th October 2022


  • Advertised from 20th September 2022
  • 35 hours per week.

Role

Would you like to support children and young people from armed forces & veteran families to co-produce impactful projects & campaigns which amplify lived experience and lead towards meaningful change for over 12,500 peers across Scotland?

Work directly with children & young people from armed forces & veteran families across Highland & Moray to co-produce innovative projects & campaigns which serve to amplify lived experience, develop new skills, build confidence & forge new connections.

Provide a platform for children & young people to proactively co-produce resources and initiatives which help peers to overcome many unique challenges presented by life in a serving, reservist or veteran family, when it comes to education and learning, mental health and wellbeing and so much more.

Ensure those who support them or make important decisions about their future better understand their lived experience and adopt a children’s rights approach in achieving meaningful change for over 12,500 children & young people from armed forces & veteran families within Scotland.

Contribute towards a growing, compelling evidence base which enhances our reputation at a local, regional and national level through our policy, influencing and campaign work.

Application notes

More information is available on our website Youth Participation Worker (North) - Forces Children Scotland

Please submit your CV and cover letter (no more than 1000 words) to admin@forceschildrenscotland.org.uk by 9am on Friday 07 October 2022.

Interviews are anticipated to commence w/c Monday 10 October 2022. For an informal discussion about the role, please contact nina.collins@forceschildrenscotland.org.uk


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