Helping Young People on Boards not be Bored

Kyran Frunt, Mia Sutherland, Kate Burgess - Christchurch Youth Council

This is an information session for organisations who are wanting to induct young people onto their boards, advisory groups, working groups or anything else! As young people in the youth council we have had heaps of experiences of this, some awesome, and some not so great! It is so important to get this right as it massively affects the chances of a young person participating in this kind of thing again and even into adulthood. We will give participants some real practical things to think about before and during having young people on boards, taking into account best practice for youth participation and positive youth development.

Wendy Thompson