4YP Trustee

Do you have the passion, time and skills to help us on the next stage of our journey?

Our trustees are integral to enabling the needs of young people in Suffolk to be met; by supporting the senior staff team, ensuring 4YP stays true to its vision and mission, and achieves its strategic aims.

What our Trustees do:

  • They gather – at least four times a year in attending Board meetings, away days, training and 4YP activities.
  • They dream dreams – helping develop vision, mission and strategies for meeting young peoples’ needs.
  • They get alongside staff – supporting and advising them on subjects relating to their area of expertise.
  • They provide confidence – in enabling 4YP to build a support network for the health and wellbeing of young people.

Main duties:

  • Ensure charitable objects are fulfilled and the most benefit is achieved for young people.
  • Check that 4YP are a well-lead, law-abiding charity that embodies the principles and characteristics of good governance.
  • Use their knowledge, skills, and experiences to help 4YP fulfil its potential and be the catalyst for change in many young peoples’ lives.

4YP is seeking those from any background who have a passion for serving and representing young people, and who believe they have skills or experience that can support the growth of the charity, to reach and support existing and new beneficiaries.

We would particularly welcome interest from; young adults (18-25); those from diverse backgrounds, particularly the LGBTQIA+ community and BAME groups; and/or those with a knowledge and understanding of:

  • Young person’s health and wellbeing, and clinical interventions.
  • Marketing and PR.
  • Fundraising and income generation.
  • Managing strategic growth and development.
  • Those with who have accessed 4YP or a similar organisations services and activities.

For more information, an informal chat with our CEO or Chairperson, or an application form, please  call us on 01473 252607 or email enquiries@4yp.org.uk.

How to apply:

First download and complete an application form: 4YP Trustee Application Form

Then upload your completed application form online here: 4YP Job Application Portal