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Youth Independent Advisory Group (YIAG)

About the Youth Independent Advisory Group (YIAG)

Lancashire Constabulary are launching their first Youth Advisory Group as we seek the views of residents aged 14-21 from Lancashire.

The group will be an open and safe environment for young persons to provide honest and constructive feedback about policing policies and matters to senior officers within the police.

Primarily, we want to understand the issues you as young people are facing as we work together develop and improve our polices and the policing service we offer to the public.

What you will be doing

As a member of the YIAG, you will provide the Constabulary with your views on our work.

Initially the meetings will be monthly at the Force Headquarters on the outskirts of Preston.

Each meeting, a new subject matter will be discussed where you will be able to provide your thoughts, experiences and advice to improve the policy.

You will do this working with a YIAG Team Leader. Wherever possible, senior managers from the Constabulary who own the policy will be present in order for you to feed your concerns and advice directly to the policy makers.

Who we are looking for

We are looking for people aged 14-21 years inclusive. That is it!

This opportunity is available to all persons within that age range, living or working within Lancashire. It matters not your background, education or employment status. We all have a voice, and we want to hear yours.

The Application Process

Unfortunately the recruitment for Youth IAGs has now closed due to significant demand. Please keep an eye on this page for future recruitment opportunities, which are expected in the Summer.

Team Leaders

We are however recruiting for “YIAG Team Leaders”. If successful, you will support the running of the Youth Independent Advisory group monthly meetings. This will involve meeting the YIAGS and guiding them on site as well as assisting in the production and delivery of engagement opportunities and broaden Youth IAGS knowledge of policing and the community.

This role will include the need to undergo a DBS Check and Police Vetting, however these are arrange by us and of no cost to yourself.

Please follow the link below which will take you to the application form.

Should you have any questions or queries, please email [email protected]  and we will endeavour to get back to you within 2 working days.

Please note, the application is open until 19:00hrs on Friday 26th April 2024, however. We are expecting a high number of applications and therefore this window may close earlier than expected, so please do not delay your application.