Doncaster Youth Council

Doncaster Youth Council are an elected forum group of young people aged 11-18 from all areas across the borough. We strive to elevate the voice of local young people, and ensure their views are being heard. We work on a range of projects to improve the lives of young people within Doncaster, and influence some of the big decisions that are made across the borough.

What we do

  • We provide a forum for young people to have a voice on the things that matter
  • We represent and communicate the views of young people to the decision makers and the wider community
  • We raise the profile of young people in a positive way
  • We encourage young people to be good citizens so they act with understanding and communicate between themselves and their communities
  • We highlight the issues affecting young people

To become a Youth Councillor here's what you need to know:

What the role involves

  • Representing the views of young people living in Doncaster
  • Sharing ideas and campaigning for change on the issues that matter
  • Organising and attending meetings
  • Meeting with decision makers
  • Attend local, regional and national meetings
  • Members sit on the Youth Council for a 2 year term

Skills you might need

There aren't any specific skills needed to become a Youth Councillor, but it may help if you are:
  • Confident
  • Enthusiastic
  • Organised

What's in it for you

This is a chance for you to make a difference by getting involved in a range of different opportunities.

On this journey you will meet new people and visit new places whilst working to improve the lives of young people in Doncaster.

Elections

Elections are here for 2022 entry! In order to apply, fill in this application form: https://forms.gle/nVPM6KSpCHe1YCBL7

Elections take place every two years, giving Youth Councillors the chance to serve a 2-year term of office. Candidates must complete an online application form (via google forms), and are elected via a pupil vote within school. 

Although elections take place every two years, applications will still be considered if seats become available. For further information, please contact Youth.Council@doncaster.gov.uk


Elections

Elections are here for 2022 entry! In order to apply, fill in this application form: https://forms.gle/nVPM6KSpCHe1YCBL7

Elections take place every two years, giving Youth Councillors the chance to serve a 2-year term of office. Candidates must complete an online application form (via google forms), and are elected via a pupil vote within school. 

Although elections take place every two years, applications will still be considered if seats become available. For further information, please contact Youth.Council@doncaster.gov.uk

In Doncaster, the top three priorities voted in by Young People in Make Your Mark 2020 are:

  • Domestic Abuse
  • Homelessness
  • Access to training and jobs

Contact us

For further information and any enquiries regarding the Doncaster Youth Council, please contact Aidan Nicol on 01302 737678. Alternatively, you can email Youth.Council@doncaster.gov.uk

You can also follow us on social media!

Facebookwww.facebook.com/Doncaster-Youth-Council

Twitter@DonYouthCouncil

Instagram: @Doncasteryc

Last updated: 09 December 2021 09:52:19