Sefton Young Advisors are Recruiting! Closing Friday 27th September 2019

Sefton CVS wants to appoint new members to its team of Young Advisors, who help local organisations to understand the interests of young people, and how to get their message across to them in a more youth-friendly way.

In this paid position for 15 to 21-year-olds, the Young Advisors are trained to act as consultants, speaking out for young people to ensure that their thoughts and feelings are considered when decisions are taken that affect them.

They also help organisations to ‘youth proof’ the way they operate, and to attract and maintain the interest of young people in their work.

Major research and consultation projects carried out by the Young Advisors in the past have focused on issues including youth mental health, child sexual exploitation and how to tackle anti-social behaviour.


The deadline for applications is 5pm, Friday 27th September 2019.

Group Interview: Week Commencing 7th October 2019 (TBC)
Interviews: Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th October 2019
Pre-Residential Training: Saturday 26th October 2019
Training Residential (3 Days): Friday 8th – Sunday 10th November 2019

*Please note successful candidates will need to be available to attend the Pre-Residential Training and 3 Day Training Residential.

YAs recruit

Due to the nature of the role and our recruitment process, please note that there is sometimes a delay in between us receiving your application form and contacting you for interview.

We DO NOT accept CV’s.

Recruitment Pack (Click to download – word doc.)
Application Form
Job Description
Guidance Notes
Disability Confident Form
Criminal Convictions Declaration (DBS Required)

All applicants should look at the Guidance Notes to help them fill in this form.  Assistance can be given when completing your application – just get in touch with the team.

More Information

Jo Lee
Sefton Young Advisors Team Lead
Email: young.advisors@seftoncvs.org.uk
Phone: 0151 920 0726 ext 223

Website: Sefton Young Advisors
Twitter: @SeftonYAs