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This is an opportunity for 14-25 year-olds to make a difference to their community. This is a brilliant opportunity for young people to gain knowledge, new skills and experiences in an exciting project that focuses on the views of young people in Ceveland.

The Youth Commissioners will play an important role in talking to young people through the ‘Big Conversation’ events and feedback the views of young people and what they think the solutions to these important issues are. The Youth Commission members will be part of a group of young people from across Cleveland, supported by a local coordinator to gather the views and opinions of young people about key issues that affect their lives.

The Cleveland Youth Commission allows young people to support, challenge and inform the work of the Police & Crime Commissioner and Cleveland Police force to bring about positive change. The Youth Commissioners will explore urgent issues affecting young people in Cleveland, such as, Relationship with the Police, Mental Health, Hate Crime, Abusive Relationships including Violence Against Women, drugs and alcohol, Gang Crime, and Reducing Offending and Re-offending.

The Cleveland Youth Commission is aimed at young people aged 14-25 years who want to make a difference to their community.

  • They’re looking for a diverse group of young people from different backgrounds and life experiences to take part, including those who have direct experience of the criminal justice system.

All application documents needed to apply for this opportunity are attached. They’ve tried to make this process simple and accessible for everyone. They would very much appreciate it if you could encourage any young person who you feel would benefit from this experience to apply, and support them to fill out the application if needed.

Download application form 
Download consent form
Download guidance notes

Please email your application forms back by – 17th September 2021 to Kaytea@leaders-unlocked.org