Youth Board Trustee

WECIL
https://wecil.co.uk/about-wecil/our-people/
Contract Type: 
Trustee/Director
Location: 
Bristol
Details of Role: 

Role Summary

     

To advise the Senior Board of Trustees on the needs of young disabled people. The Youth Trustee Board play a key role in shaping the way we deliver our services, providing a valuable perspective on the needs of young disabled people in Bristol.      

Commitment: The Youth Trustee Board currently meets once a month at a location based in the centre of Bristol.  

Key tasks and responsibilities

Campaigning

  • To provide a voice for young disabled people in Bristol. 
  • Helping to improve the lives of young disabled people in Bristol.
  • Identifying barriers that young disabled people face.
  • To engage with consultations on services that affect young disabled people.

Trusteeship

  • To advise WECIL Senior Trustee Board on how to engage and include young disabled people into the WECIL Community.
  • To advise the WECIL Senior Board on strategy so that their services meet the needs of young disabled people.
  • Collaborating with the Listening Partnership and Youth Services participants, to promote the voice of young disabled people.
  • To support and advise the WECIL bid writing team on bids for services that impact young disabled people.
  • To act as an ambassador for the WECIL Community and for the rights of young disabled people.
  • Sitting on WECIL interview panels to support with staff recruitment.
  • Supporting and mentoring new Youth Trustee Board members.

Person Specification

  • Aged 16 to 25 years old.
  • Identify as disabled or have an understanding of the barriers faced by young disabled people.
  • An understanding of or a willingness to learn about disability discrimination, and disability equality.                                                      
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, 13 April, 2021 - 16:15
How to Apply: 

Contact Hannah on hannah.nuttall@wecil.co.uk or phone 07973686001                                                                          Link to online form: https://bit.ly/WECILVolApplication 

Contact Person: 
Hannah Nuttall
Contact Email: 
hannah.nuttall@wecil.co.uk
Contact Phone: 
07973686001