Join Yep!

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Yep is our Youth Empowerment Project, designed to inspire and give young poeple a chance to influence the work we do. Shaped by young people, for young people and its all free!

If you are aged between 12 and 25 years old, and would like to have your voice heard, we would love to hear from you.

  • It's an opportunity to make new friends
  • It gives you a voice and a chance to raise key issues that affect you

Why join Yep?

  • It's great experience
  • You get a mentor and training
  • It's an opportunity to make new friends
  • It gives you a voice and a chance to raise key issues that affect you

What will you be doing?

There are two Yep groups:

12-17 year olds will:
  • Provide new ideas and ways of looking at things
  • Help with community events
  • Create your own youth blog for social media
18-25 year olds will:
  • Review our policies and proceedures
  • Advise us on the best ways to use media and technology 
  • Review our board papers
  • Progression opportunities onto our Board
Both Yep! groups will:
  • Be ambassadors for Melin
  • Work with partner organisations
  • Create your own agendas
  • Define your own roles and purpose
  • Publish your Yep! stories in our residents' magazine, Melin News

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Yep! I'm in. What do I need to know?

  • You need to commit to six meetings a year. These will be on a Wednesday, from 6pm
  • You may be asked to attend partner organisation events and represent Melin
  • You will be required to attend training 

How do I apply?

Simply tell us why you would be a great fit for Yep! along with your name and age to yep@melinhomes.co.uk

Or apply through Instagram, tag us (@yep.melin) in a photograph of you using the #joinyep #yepmelin hashtags

Follow us on Instagram @yep.melin

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