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At MAP, we are advisers, counsellors, youth workers and other professionals working together to provide the best support we can to young people aged 11-25, in a way that works for them.

We are very excited to welcome you to apply for the following vacancies to join our team who are committed to our values of:

  • Being Young Person Centred
  • Valuing Each Individual
  • Being Professional
  • Working for Social Justice

MAP Trustees

Time commitment:        Minimum attendance at 4 Board meetings per annum which take place on Monday evenings at 6:00 p.m. plus an annual Trustee Away Day

                                           Mandatory training in safeguarding

                                           Attendance at sub-group meetings and additional away days if additional duties are taken on e.g. Trustee safeguarding lead or finance lead

Role type:                         Voluntary.  Expenses will be paid for travel, etc.

Location:                          Norwich

MAP supports thousands of young people in Norfolk each year by providing free and independent advice, counselling and youth work. We have a team of around 100 staff and volunteers who are committed and passionate about providing these essential services.  We are looking for individuals to join our Trustee Board to assist us with the strategic direction of the project going forward.

We’re seeking a diverse range of applications to reflect our work with a diverse range of young people. We are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.

We would like to hear from you if…

You want to support our mission and become a Trustee, especially if you have a particular interest in getting involved in areas such as safeguarding, education and health & safety or have a clinical background. 

Prior experience of being a Trustee for a charity is not required as you will be provided with training, support and mentoring to develop your understanding of what being a Trustee means. You will need to be interested in attending meetings, considering reports and other papers.

If you are aged 16-25 and want to contribute your knowledge and lived experience to MAP we are very interested as we are looking to represent young people on our board in order to make decisions that are centred on their needs. 

Our commitment to you…

You’ll be joining a team of six trustees, each with their own interests and expertise for you to learn from and engage with. We’re looking for fresh perspectives and new ideas to bring to the board; we will listen to your ideas and enable you to be involved in developing MAP as a service provider.  Whether you’re a young person yourself who wouldn’t think of themselves as a trustee, you work in completely different sector, or just haven’t thought about being a trustee before, we’d love to hear from you.

The role of Trustee…

You’ll be overseeing and directing our strategic plans and helping us to meet our objectives and obligations. As a charity, we’re passionate about our values, which we’d hope you would be too. These are:

  • Being Young Person Centred
  • Valuing Each Individual
  • Being Professional
  • Working for Social Justice

It’s our mission to help all young people in Norfolk know what it is to be valued, and to ensure they have access to all the support and information to make a successful transition into adulthood. The role of Trustee is integral to this mission, and the knowledge, experiences and insight you could bring can make a huge difference to lives of young people in Norfolk now.

Eligibility…

The role of Trustee is overseen by The Charity Commission. In 2018, the Commission updated their guidelines on what might disqualify a person from becoming a Trustee. To find out more, click here to view the Government’s guide for individuals.

Further details

I’m interested, what are the next steps…

If you think you have the time, passion and enthusiasm to join us on our journey, we’d love to hear from you. If you’d like an informal chat about the role please email: HR@map.uk.net who will answer any initial questions or put you in touch with Dan Mobbs, Chief Executive for any specific questions or for a fuller overview of what being a Trustee means.

How to apply…

Once you have decided to submit an application to be a Trustee please email HR@map.uk.net with a cover letter (max 2 sides A4) outlining:

  • Why you want to be a trustee of MAP, including why you care about our mission?
  • What you would like to gain from this experience?
  • What programmes or youth related activities you have previously been involved in?
  • What you feel you could bring to the post based on your experience and skills, with reference to the responsibilities described in this pack.

Please also provide:

  • An up-to-date CV.
  • Details of two people who ‘nominate’ you to the role of Trustee who are willing to make a statement outlining your suitability.  Please note, we will contact nominees before the Board meeting which is the final stage of the selection process.

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How to apply:

If you would like to apply for any of the vacancies above, please submit your completed application form, self disclosure form and recruitment monitoring form to HR@map.uk.net.

If you are applying for an advice role, counselling role or a youth work role, please complete the self disclosure form for regulated activity.

If you are applying for an admin or support role, please complete the self disclosure form for non regulated activity or non regulated work.

Successful candidates will receive a range of benefits including:

  • competitive salary
  • 30 days holiday increasing to 35 after 5 years’ service (plus bank holidays)
  • generous pension contributions
  • company sick pay
  • Counselling and support through an Employee Assistance Programme
  • excellent on-going training and development opportunities
  • support from an established and reputable team
  • corporate events and activities
  • wellbeing focus
  • regular line management
  • flexible working
  • free tea and coffee
  • access to cycle to work scheme

Company Registration No. 5249208

Registered Charity No. 1107927


Our commitment to recruiting people safely to work with young people

MAP is committed to safeguarding and protecting all children and young people and will do so by implementing robust safer recruitment, selection, induction, training, support and ongoing performance management of employees and volunteers. Read our Safer Recruitment policy below:

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