We’re looking for passionate and dedicated young people (18-26) to join our team as Young Trustees and make a real difference in Newham.

Join our Board of Trustees and help shape the future of our work and ensure that the views of young people are represented in all we do. 

This is an exciting opportunity to gain valuable leadership experience, expand your professional networks, and contribute to the strategic direction of Aston-Mansfield’s work in Newham.

Time Commitment:

1-3 hours a month (including bi-monthly board meetings)


Remote participation and occasionally at Aston-Mansfield Community Centre, Manor Park, E12 5JF  


18 months

Positions Available:

We are looking to fill two Young Trustee positions. This is an unpaid, voluntary positions.

What is a Young Trustee?

A Young Trustee is a young person (aged 18-26) who sits on our Board of Trustees and helps to lead the charity and decide how we run. 

A Young Trustee will contribute to the strategic direction of Aston-Mansfield, and ensure that the views of young people are represented in our decision-making processes.

The Young Trustee will also gain valuable leadership experience, expand their professional networks, and make a real difference in their community.

The benefits of being a Young Trustee

Develop Leadership Skills

Get hands on experience in governance and decision making at a strategic level.

Broaden Your Network

Broaden your professional and personal networks. 

Gain Expertise 

Gain expertise in governance and board organisation, financial oversight and organisational strategy. 

Build Confidence

Build your confidence by contributing to significant decisions.

Boost Your CV

Being a Trustee can distinguish you in job applications and career advancement opportunities.  

Develop a Diverse Skillset

Develop skills such as strategic planning, risk management and ethical governance.  

Get Regular support

Get regular support, check-ins and training throughout your time. 

Have Fun

Fun, interactive networking activities with the Youth Team.

How to Apply: 

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter outlining:

  • How your experience and skills meet the person specification. 
  • Why you are interested in the Youth Trustee position.  
  • How you can contribute to the Board 

If you would like more information about the role please contact us at the email below. 

Please send CV and covering letter to: shanaz.begum@aston-mansfield.org.uk 

Closing date for applications is: Wednesday 31st July 2024 at 5pm

We look forward to your application!