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Youth Ambassador Board

A new initiative for 2024, the Youth Ambassador Board will be made up of young people (year 9,10,11 or 12 at school) who live in Crowborough (or within 3 miles) and have a passion for their town.

The Youth Ambassador Board will give the young people a chance to make a difference in the town including:

  • The chance to get the voice of young people heard by Crowborough’s  elected local councillors
  • Finding out about what’s happening and what’s planned for the town
  • Impacting decision making in a real-world setting
  • Representing others who may find it difficult to be heard
  • Championing young people’s issues in Crowborough
  • A written reference from the council that can be used for a future school, college, university or work application

It will also give us at Crowborough Town Council, the opportunity to hear what young people want – first hand as well as help to prepare future leaders.

What will the Youth Ambassadors need to do?

Our Youth Ambassadors will need to:

  • Represent young people from the town
  • Attend 4 meetings with councillors during the year
  • Work together as a Board to decide on an aim for the year and then work on that during the year.
  • Attend a ‘Meet the Team’ day during summer 2024
  • Attend the annual Town Meeting and some of the town council’s events

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The Application Pack contains lots of helpful information to help you to decide if  joining the Youth Ambassador Board is for you.

Download a copy of the Application Pack.

 

 

 


How will the Ambassadors apply and get elected?

There’ll be 7 ambassadors in total – 4 will be elected via Beacon Academy and 3 will be co-opted by a panel of councillors.

Beacon Academy students will be able to apply at school.

Young people who live in Crowborough but do not go to school at Beacon Academy can apply direct to the council using the information on this page.

If this sounds like something that you or someone you know would like to be involved with, all the information is shown below.

The deadline for applications for this year’s Youth Ambassador Board is 5pm 17th June 2024

To make an application you’ll need to:

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DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS 5PM ON 17th JUNE & INTERVIEWS WILL BE HELD WEEK COMMENCING 8th JULY 2024

 

If you want more information, do not hesitate to give us a call on 01892 652907 or email info@crowboroughtowncouncil.gov.uk

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