Antrim & Newtownabbey is seeking YOUTH VOICE members to represent the voices of young people across the Antrim & Newtownabbey Council area
Young People aged 16 – 21 years who live in the Antrim & Newtownabbey Council area are invited to apply to be part of the YouthVoice.
This 2-year programme will be delivered by the Education Authority Youth Service in Partnership with Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council along with other statutory bodies.
The Youth Voice will provide young people the opportunity to:
- Engage with key decision makers,
- Have their say on local issues,
- Meet new friends
- Be a representative voice for young people in their area.
- Be involved and pro-actively engaged with local decision making processes
The YouthVoice will meet on a weekly basis to identify and take forward common issues relating to young people in the local area along with opportunities for residentials and to participate in study visits to UK or Ireland.
Everyone is invited to apply regardless of background, abilities or interests.
We require representatives from right across the geographical spread and underrepresented groups to ensure the diverse needs of young people in the area are heard.
Please see video below
For applications please see here
The deadline for applications is 17th January 2022
This 2 year timeline illustrates the programme for the Youth Voice.