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Are you aged 13+? Passionate about youth voice in your community? Have an idea for a social action project that you would like to run in your community? KIC are here to help!

The Walsall Youth Ambassadors meet every fortnight to discuss topics and issues relevant to young people and share ideas to improve the local communities which make up our fantastic Walsall Borough. Youth Ambassadors will consult and be the voice of other young people in their community as well as designing and delivering social action projects.

What would I do?

You could:

  • Take part in training and mentoring to develop your idea for a social action project

  • Gain life skills for future personal and career development to add to your CV

  • Create a positive difference for the community you live in

  • Make friends with like-minded young people

When will the events happen?

You’ll be working on your social action project, but there are meetings and training sessions for you to attend to develop your project.

 

We will also meet up with you at certain points when you’re working on your social action project to hear how things are going and to support you.

 

Please note, all meetings from now until coronavirus measures are lifted will be online. Please make sure you have access to a computer or smartphone – if you would have difficulties in accessing online discussions, get in contact with Ben - Ben@kicfm.com. Dates and times are subject to change.

What’s the application process?

You can apply by downloading and completing a full application form in a Word document format. (Links at the end).

 

The application contains questions on why you want to be a Youth Ambassador and will ask for consent for us to use your information for future communications and participation. 

If you’re under 18, you will need a parent or guardian to sign this.

We also ask for a ‘Supporter Reference’. This could be a teacher or youth worker that you’re in regular contact with who could check in with you about your project and your wellbeing. This person cannot be a family member or friend.

Once you’ve completed and submitted your application – either on typeform or by sending it through to Ben@kicfm.com

How do I apply?

To apply to be a Youth Ambassador, download and complete a Word format application form.

 

Please send your Word format version to Ben@kicfm.com

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Find out more about the Walsall Youth Ambassadors programme in Issue 6 of the Walsall For All Newsletter.