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Northamptonshire Youth Commission On Police, Fire and Crime 2020
Are you 14 -19 years old (up to 24 years if you have additional needs) and living in Northamptonshire? Would you like to be a part of the Northamptonshire Youth Commission 2020, have your voice heard, and Be The Change?
Please read carefully before you fill in your application
What is the Youth Commission on Police, Fire and Crime?
The Youth Commission encourages young people to get involved in, and express their views, on a range of issues affecting the communities where they live. The Youth Commission of Northamptonshire enables young people to support, challenge and inform the work of the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner, Mr Stephen Mold, and other services including Northamptonshire Police and Northamptonshire Fire & Rescue Service (NFRS). This is an important role, as it helps the Commissioner, Police and Fire make better decisions to meet and understand the needs of local young people.
Who can join the Northamptonshire Youth Commission?
This role is open to anyone aged 14-19 years (up to 24 years for young people with additional needs) living in the Northamptonshire area. We are looking for young people who will be good team players, who will be committed to the project and willing to do all the activities involved. We’re looking to ensure that the Youth Commission is made up of a diverse group of young people who broadly reflect the make-up of the local population, including those who may have direct experience of the police and justice system. In total, we are currently looking to recruit 20 young people.
On the application form you will need to provide details of a named professional who will support your application. This could be a teacher, youth worker, tutor, manager etc.
If I join, what will I have to do?
During 2020 members of the Youth Commission will:
What will I get from being part of the Youth Commission?
What happens next?
When we receive your application we will then carry out some telephone conversations and invite shortlisted applicants to an informal interview on a number of dates and locations across the county.
Successful applicants will be informed by 20th March at the latest. Unsuccessful applicants will be informed at this time too, and will be invited to join in as part of the wider research group.
Remember: email your form to email@example.com by 29th February 2020.
Interviews will be starting mid-February and places will be allocated throughout the month – so get your application in now to ensure you don’t miss out.