We are seeking an energetic, diverse, and committed group of 18-25 year-olds from across the UK to join our Youth Panel. Do you have a passion for making a difference? Do you think it is important for young people and young adults to have a voice in work that affects them? If yes, we want to hear from you. Find out more about the opportunity below.
At Hopscotch we create education programmes for children and young people across the UK. We make education resources, run competitions and events, and produce digital content for teachers to use with students.
We need to make sure everything we create is innovative, engaging and relevant to young people: that’s why our youth panel is so important to us.
Our youth panel:
Panel membership lasts 1 year and in that time members will get involved in a range of activities with different benefits. Membership will begin with a virtual introductory session to meet other members, find out more about the panel and get a LinkedIn masterclass.
Join a LinkedIn group where key topics and questions will be posted regularly for panel members to respond to (maximum twice per month)
|Have access to x4 training sessions with Hopscotch staff on topics such as giving feedback, running social media campaigns, building a website etc. Plus CV and career planning support|
Share feedback on topics we need in depth insights on e.g. Via a focus group, telephone interview or written testimonial (once every 2 months)
Hourly payment of at least UK Living Wage rate of £9.50 per hour (maximum 2 hours work per topic)
By joining the panel, you will have the opportunity to influence the support young people receive in school/college on key topics, all whilst gaining skills and experience to boost your CV:
We are looking for members who:
Panel members need to be…
We want to meet a range of young people, including those who have experience of:
You can download the role description here.
Applications are now open to be on the 2021/22 Hopscotch Youth Panel running from June 2021 to May 2022.
To apply you need to do 2 things:
You can choose any format to share your experience, as long as it can be emailed to us, for example you could:
What will happen next?
We will shortlist potential members to have a phone conversation with, which will cover why you want to join the panel, what your areas of interest are and a discussion around your availability and anything you would need from us to be able to participate fully in the panel.
Email your applications to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5pm, 15th June 2021.
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