Interfaith Scotland

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National Interfaith Youth Board

This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

We are looking for young people aged 18-30 from a range of faith and belief backgrounds to form our new board. You will represent young people on a national level with opportunities to influence Scotland’s social and political future

Why you should apply for the board

  • An opportunity to provide the voice of young people of all faiths and beliefs on matters of social and government policies.
  • To meet young people of diverse backgrounds.
  • Networking opportunities with members of the Scottish government, other national youth organisations, religious leaders and more.
  • Looks great on your CV and we can provide references for your professional development.

What would my role be as a member of the board?

  • Represent the voice of young people of all beliefs and none.
  • Represent your faith or belief community and/or university at youth consultations.
  • Act as an advisor for youth involvement in Interfaith work.
  • Attend board meetings 3 times a year.

Seat Distributions on the board
You may apply to occupy any of the following two types of seats on the board

  • Faith and Belief Community Seat

Any young person aged 18-30 from all beliefs and none may apply for this seat.

  • University or College Seat

The university/college seats have been created to ensure representation from students on the
board and have points of contact with student faith communities and chaplaincies. Any young
person aged 18-30, studying at any Scottish college or university may apply for this seat. Note that
if your application is chosen you will be asked to provide proof that you are currently studying at the
institution you have chosen to represent.
In case you satisfy the criteria for both categories, you may choose the ‘Both’ option on the application and we will assign your seat if your application is chosen. The duration of board membership will be up to 2 years.

Apply here NOW for the National Interfaith Youth Board