Youth Forum members needed!

The Heart of Pitsea YOUth YOUnique Generation Youth Forum is looking for new members!

  • Are you between the ages of 13 and 17?
  • Are you interested in creating opportunities and building a better future for young people within your community?
  • Would you like to be involved in a ground-breaking group that makes decisions about how to spend real money on real projects that benefit young people in your area?

Then the YOUth YOUnique Generation Youth Forum needs you!

What is YOUth YOUnique Generation all about?

The Heart of Pitsea Youth Forum (YOUth YOUnique Generation) is a group of passionate young people who work together to decide how to spend their own budget, which funds activities for young people, including regular, free activity sessions for children at Pitsea Library and projects within our local primary and secondary schools.

Facts, Figures and Feedback

  • The Heart of Pitsea Youth Forum (YOUth YOUnique Generation) started in February 2015 so has been running for over seven years.
  • The total budget they have been managing amounts to £60,000.
  • They have spent roughly £33k of their budget and so have £27k remaining.
  • Over 60 young people have been involved with the forum since its inception.
  • The forum has had over 150 sessions during the past seven years.

Here’s what some of our members have to say about being a part of YOUth YOUnique Generation

“The youth forum has given me experience in workings as a team, managing resources and helping to make decisions that have a positive impact on the young people in our community.”

  • Lukasz

“YOUth YOUnique Generation helped show me the light at the end of the tunnel. It gave me a lot of life skills such as confidence, decision making and coaching.”

  • Harrison

“The youth forum has changed my life by giving me opportunities that I never knew existed. It has given a voice to the voiceless. I should know as before I joined I was one.”

– Ethan

What are the requirements to become a YOUth YOUnique Generation member?

Members need to:

  • Be committed to attending physical fortnightly meetings
  • Show strong motivation and willingness to take a proactive role in creating projects and decision making
  • Be able to work well within a team with fairness, integrity and respect
  • Provide feedback, views, opinions and youth issues and opportunities to the Youth Forum

YOUth YOUnique Generation Youth Forum is part of local community group Heart of Pitsea, which is funded by the National Lottery Community Fund and managed by an organisation called Local Trust under a scheme called ‘Big Local’.

For more information about joining YOUth YOUnique Generation Youth Forum  send us a message or call 07572 001671.