Trustee / Board member of Youth Education Service

Youth Education Service
Contract Type: 
2-3 hours a month
Contract Details: 
3 Years
Details of Role: 

Board Member

YES is an established education charity with a rich history of empowering learners to achieve their personal learning goals and take greater control of their lives. Founded in the 1970s, YES works in partnership with schools and other education charities in a wide range of settings to deliver literacy, numeracy and digital courses and tuition, functional skills qualifications, and confidence-building opportunities aimed at increasing young people’s readiness to meet their learning aims in the future.

It is an exciting time to join YES.  We have an ambitious three year strategic plan in place and are looking for a new and energetic board member to join our committed team, to help YES achieve its goals.

We are looking for someone with a commitment to YES’ work, and the knowledge and expertise to help us realise our ambitions. We would particularly welcome applications from those with a background in formal or informal education and/ or management within a charity.

We want to build a diverse and inclusive board that reflects the people we serve, and encourage and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds and perspectives. There will be a comprehensive induction and support programme for all new trustees.

For more information or to apply, please contact

Applications will close 6pm - 16th January 2022 with informal interviews with prospective trustees likely to take place early February 2022.

Closing Date: 
Sunday, 16 January, 2022 - 18:00
How to Apply: 

Please use the Word templates attached to this web page.

They can be returned via email to or the postal address outlined on the form.


We will also accept a copy of your CV and a covering letter to explain why you have applied to be a trustee with YES and what you feel you would bring to the organisation.

Contact Person: 
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 
0117 973 9744
Postal Address: 
3 Hide Market, West Street, Bristol, BS2 0BH