Trustees and a Chair

Creative Youth Network
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Details of Role: 

The dynamic Bristol-based organisation is looking for committed Trustees & Chair to join its board and help support vulnerable and underserved young people in the South West to reach their potential…

Creative Youth Network (CYN) enables young people, no matter what their background or circumstances, to reach their potential. As the largest youth organisation in the West of England, CYN offers courses, mentoring, support, drop-ins, youth clubs and an exciting range of arts and performance programmes to thousands of vulnerable young people each year. 

As CYN continues to grow, this dynamic organisation is looking to recruit Trustees and a Chair to its board who will bring:

  • A commitment to the mission of CYN 
  • Integrity 
  • Strategic vision 
  • Good, independent judgement 
  • An ability to think creatively 
  • A willingness to speak their mind 
  • An ability to work effectively as a member of a team and to take decisions for the good of CYN 
  • What is it like to be a trustee?
  • Are you passionate about helping young people to overcome barriers and flourish?

What is it like to be a trustee?

Are you passionate about helping young people to overcome barriers and flourish?

The young people CYN supports make up a truly diverse community. If you share their values and you believe you can make a valuable contribution to the organisation then CYN want to hear from you – no matter what your background –  because our young people deserve to be served by diverse and inclusive leaders.

If you have the passion but haven’t been a Trustee before, don’t hold back! CYN and BeOnBoard offer full training and support to new Trustees so you’ll be comfortable making sure the organisation uses its resources to best support vulnerable and underserved young people.

Closing Date: 
Friday, 15 October, 2021 - 17:00
How to Apply: 

Creative Youth Network want to hear from all interested candidates. If a formal CV and Cover Letter isn’t your style then send us a personal statement, or a video, or whichever medium best helps you express your interest in the role.

  • Simply get in touch at
  • In your preferred format tell us about yourself, your reasons for applying and why CYN should appoint you to its Board of Trustees
  • Closing Date: 5 pm, Friday 15th October

If you’d like to find out more about the roles before applying then don’t hesitate to get in touch with Sandy at CYN for an informal chat:

Sandy Hore-Ruthven
Chief Executive

Contact Person: 
Julz Davis
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 
07719 869562