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Youth Advisory Panel

Youth advisory panel

Young people can change the world. From fighting for equal education rights to campaigning to make public sexual harassment a crime, at Plan International UK, young people are making a difference to the issues that matter to them.

Calling all 14-19 year olds in the UK!

Applications are OPEN for 20 young people to join our Youth Advisory Panel. This is your chance to create a more fair and equal world - contribute, shape, speak up and lead Plan International UK, champion children’s rights and hold decision makers to account!

Who can join the Youth Advisory Panel?

Care about making a difference? Then the Youth Advisory Panel is for you. We welcome applications from young people of all gender identities and would love those with lived experience of the issues that we work on to apply. You don’t need to be an expert on our work! Along the way you will gain skills, make friends and experience something totally new.

Applications close on the 30th of July!

If you are ready to apply, click below to find out how in our handy application pack.

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Join our Youth Advisory Panel

This July, we are looking for 20 young people aged 14 to 19 to join our Youth Advisory Panel for two years. It’s your chance to create a more equal world by shaping Plan International UK’s work to advance children’s rights and equality for girls. Along the way you will gain skills, make friends and experience something totally new. 

Hear from our current youth advisors Elodie, Maryam, Elliot, Beyonce and Ella on why you should apply to join our Youth Advisory Panel.  

What we've achieved

Our Youth Advisory Panel members have had the opportunity to talk in parliament, attend a Youth Action Festival, campaign on issues such as public sexual harassment and the hunger crisis, host campaign workshops, screen-print their own t-shirts and meet with our amazing partners like McLaren, AstraZeneca and Credit Suisse.