…a an awesome group of young people who get together every month to talk about the health and wellbeing issues that affect the lives of young people in the community…
…The JYAs explore how they and The Junction can work towards creating positive changes.
The JYAs volunteer and support The Junction to develop its services, whilst evolving their own own understanding of health and wellbeing issues, and promoting the work of the organisation.
The JYAs previous projects includecreating promotional material, awareness raising campaigns, supporting staff to host launch events and exhibitions, presentations at The Scottish Parliament, outreach to other organisation and local schools. Check out one of there previous projects “The Lockdown Lowdown” a short film the JYAs made during lockdown.
Do You Want to…
be part of a supportive talented team?
contribute to an award winning organisation?
hear about a range of local and national opportunities for young people?
give your opinion on the types of health and wellbeing issues affecting young people?
share your views on what should be done to improve services for young people in your area?
Meetings are on the first Thursday of each month 5.00pm – 6.30pm
As part of volunteering your time you will also:
to visit other organisations
trips to things like shows and concerts
a Saltire Award after 10 hours of contribution
a letter of recommendation available after six months (to boost your CV!)
We also cover JYA bus costs and provide snacks and refreshments at meetings.
Interested? Pop in and speak to one of the workers for more information, or call our office, or email us or fill out the application form below