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Do you want to be a member of V’s Youth Advisory Board 2011-2012?

Want to help promote V at events?

Want to design their programmes?

Know any new ways of reaching and supporting young people?

Want to get your hands dirty?

Want to help out with the work, attend regular meetings and undertake projects and activities?

V is a leading youth charity which provides 14-25 year olds with volunteering and social action opportunities to improve their life skills and employability.

The Youth Advisory Board works annually with staff on a range of exciting projects and activities.

You will bring fresh ideas, new perspectives and build a range of skills and talents to V. Some board members have tons of volunteering experience, others are new on the scene, but they all have something to add!

Got what it takes?

Fill out their online application form:

http://vinspired.com/activities/137387-youth-advisory-board-members

 Deadline: 6th July, 5pm

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Check out this website: http://www.ideastap.com/

This arts charity wants to help young, creative people. Is that you?

Do you need help with funding, career development, advice or creative collaborators?

Well, your prayers have been answered! They can help- whatever field you work in!

Membership is free!

Amazing opportunities are on offer too such as competitions, exhibitions, events and productions. So keep your eye on the ‘Opportunities’ section.

Check out the ‘Jobs‘ section! Many positions within the arts and creative industry are available. This could make your dream job come true!

Finally, the most important one! IdeasTap has a network of more than 30,000 young and creative people. It’s all about meeting and sharing ideas with people. This is a community where people come to ask (and offer) advice and find people to work with.

IdeasTap is all about your creative passion and career, not your personal life. Save that for Facebook and Twitter please!

Aged between 14-25?

Want help to set up your own projects, campaigns or events about issues that matter to you?

or…

Maybe, you’re out of¬† ideas, but want help to be inspired?

Look no further!

Check out this website: http://www.junction49.co.uk/

The dedicated Junction49 team will give you tailored advice and support to get your idea off the ground!

They are an online community so it’s easy to get connected with others, ask help and inspire each other.

No excuses! Go on. Click the link!

I was asked to speak on behalf of The 4WD Foundation with the wonderful Captain Sam Conniff of Livity at this Summer’s Channel 4 Education Conference on “What you really need to know, but never never learn at school“.

Sam and I combined our knowledge and experiences that have come from working with young people who aren’t in education, employment or training (NEET) to present the huge impact that educational irrelevance has on these young people. We also spoke about how unhelpful and isolating acronyms like ‘NEET’ are.

Here are some of the main insights that we shared: (more…)