PRESS RELEASE – 07/07/2014
NI Youth Forum Seeks Nominations for its new Executive Committee
The Northern Ireland Youth Forum is Youth led. This means that our committee is made up of young people who are elected every two years to manage the organisation. We are inviting young people to put themselves forward for election to the committee.
Open to young people aged 11-25 from across N. Ireland, this exciting opportunity is your chance to help shape the work of NI Youth Forum over a 2-year period.
NI Youth Forum strives to provide an active, exciting and meaningful voice for young people across the region. If elected you will work with your peers to help lead the organisation, provide direction and support the staff team in improving the lives of young people, through campaigning, lobbying and developmental work.
If you are interested in nominating yourself for election to the NI Youth Forum Executive Committee the nomination form link is available via our website www.niyf.org or use this link https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/NIYFelections2014-2016
Please complete the form and send us a selfie of yourself for election literature by 27th August 2014 at 12.00 Noon.
If you would prefer a paper based form, or require it in an alternative language or format; or if you need support, help or have any queries please do not hesitate to contact us on 02890 331 990 or email Heather on email@example.com.
Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Election
The elections for the Executive Committee Trustees will be held at our AGM on the 20th September 2014 at Garron Tower, Carnlough. Our staff team will provide all travel and logistical arrangements.
If you are successful in your application to become a trustee and are present at the AGM, you will be able to stand for the positions of Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson, Treasurer and Honorary Secretary, role descriptions and essential can be found in your role descriptions document.
As an NI Youth Forum Executive Committee member you will gain a huge amount of opportunities, meet new friends, develop skills in leadership, teamwork, negotiation and communication and be part of an energetic team.
We look forward to hearing from you and we wish you every success.
NI Youth Forum
68 Berry Street
028 9033 1990