Young Trustee-We Need You!

Published: 25 August 2022

As we begin to develop our new strategy we want to make sure that we are youth-led in every aspect of our organisation. To help lead this work, as well as to diversify the composition of our board, we are looking to recruit a young trustee aged between 18 and 26.   

We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds, particularly those with lived experience of mental health and wellbeing challenges. No previous experience is needed, full training, induction and ongoing support will be provided

Are you: 

  • Committed to improving the mental health and wellbeing of Scotland’s young people 
  • Confident to share your views and ideas  
  • Interested in how charities run 
  • Enthusiastic about strategy development 
  • Ready for your next challenge  
  • Keen to support our grassroots charity grow  

Then we want to hear from you!  

This is an unpaid voluntary role, but reasonable travel expenses will be covered. The Board meet six times per year, online or in North Edinburgh.  

Application notes 

Closing date: 26/09/2022 

If you share our vision and values and want are ready to get involved, please send your completed application form to

If you’d like to have an informal chat with our CEO or chair before applying, please email to arrange a time.  

Following shortlisting, interviews will take place using Zoom. Successful applicants will then be co-opted on to the Board at the next 2022 Board meeting and confirmed at our AGM in October. 

Duties and Responsibilities 

As a member of our Board you will have a responsibility for the good governance of U-evolve. You can find out more about these here 

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