Doncaster Young Advisors

Doncaster Young Advisors help organisations and local services improve their products and delivery to make them more young people friendly

Recruiting Now!

Doncaster Council are setting up a brand new team and are looking for young people aged 16-24 to become part of their Young Advisor network. This is a varied and rewarding role that will involve working with business leaders, decision makers and the community to bring expertise and knowledge about being young to influence the planning, decision making and marketing of services for young people.

What the role involves

The Young Advisors will be employed and co-ordinated by Doncaster Council and will use a variety of methods to ensure that young people are given the chance to be meaningfully involved in service design, delivery and evaluation. Your role could include:

  • Attending Meetings
  • Delivering Training
  • Undertaking Inspections
  • Report Writing
  • Youth Proofing Documents
  • Coordinating Events
  • Seminar Talks
  • Recruitment & Selection
  • Involvement in Commissioning

Skills you might need

There aren't any specific skills or qualifications needed to become a Young Advisor but it may help if you are:

  • Confident
  • Enthusiastic
  • Organised

What's in it for you

  • Full training & development
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Part time hours (up to 10 hours per month)
  • A guaranteed wage of £8.75 per hour
  • A chance to be part of a great team working together to improve the lives of young people in Doncaster

How to Apply

To apply for this position please complete the expression of interest form which can be found in the download section to the right hand side of this page, along with a job description and person specification.  

Please return all expression of interest forms to YoungAdvisors@doncaster.gov.uk by 5pm on 11th January 2019. 

All successful applicants will be notified by 18th January and invited to attend a group session/interview which is anticipated to take place week commencing 21st January 2019.

Get in Touch

If you would like any further information please contact Mandy Burns or Aidan Nicol on 01302 737061 or email: YoungAdvisors@doncaster.gov.uk

Last updated: 21 December 2018 15:00:38