VOYAGE is seeking new Trustees and we have an open process concluding in mid 2017
VOYAGE aims to do this whilst strengthening its programme of work, build new accredited learning programmes, engagement workshops and bring these together using a more business and commercial approach. Voyage wants to sharpening its focus within the criminal justice system particularly within Young offender Institutions (YOIs) and Young Offenders Services (YOSs) and teams.
VOYAGE wants to consolidate its work reducing the effects on disproportionality and engage young people in a public health agendas, promote civic engagement, increase awareness of laws, doctrines and legislation to ensure young people don’t fall down the trips and traps due to a lack of awareness .
Adopting this approach will ensure young leaders progress their leadership skills, confidence and influencing abilities through an appropriately structured and supportive framework of participation in
- civic leadership structures – Youth Forums, health watch, youth councils and parliaments
- campaigning work – trusts, charities and progressive movements
- volunteering – National citizenship services and
- Voyage governance structures – Youth advisory group and Board of Trustees
- Voyages delivery themes and workshops – ambassadors, outreach, recruitment and as workshop facilitators
To achieve this VOYAGE will seek the support from the National Lotteries Big Potential to build capacity and secure funds from various Trusts and foundations to create sustainable cadre of young people who will take over the running of Voyage by 2020. This will be achieved whilst twin tracking a broader strategy to establish a robust Alternative Provision for young people tested through Voyage’s ground breaking Horizons Plus programme in Hackney Community College.
VOYAGE is particularly looking for Trustees that can bring credibility, industry insights and represent VOYAGE in London and beyond to investors, local authorities, institutions, business partners and communities. Specifically VOYAGE is seeking Trustees with a proven track record of leadership, Criminal Justice, Education, Law, Research, Youth and community work, financial management, Marketing and Communications, Social media, Human resource management and governance development amongst others. More specifically VOYAGE is looking for trustees who can:
VOYAGEs aspiration over the coming few years is to move away from the reliance on grant funding, introduce a robust and competitive commercial approach, appoint young people into key positions, establish a framework for engaging volunteers, establish an annualised framework of fundraising activities and events, devise and develop new projects and accredited programmes, establish a network/ academy for tutors, mentors and change facilitators, positioning Voyage as a leading charity.
Over the next three years VOYAGE must:
All Trustees will bring to this role:
To commence VOYAGEs ambitious journey we are seeking the specific appointments of vice chair, a treasurer and a broad range specialists working group members who can add value to our business strands. Interested candidates who wish to apply are required to send in a CV, or Biog and a short supporting statement telling us how you maybe able to assist us. If you would like to discuss your expression of interest before you do this please contact Paul Anderson, CEO of VOYAGE by clicking on the contact button below.
We are seeking expressions of interest so please don’t hesitate Contact us for more information or simply complete the short form below.
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