Stemettes Youth Board

Volunteers aged 13-25 from the UK and Ireland who will ensure the voices of girls, young women and young non-binary people are heard. They will work alongside the Stemette Futures charity board to guide and lead the mission to inspire more young women and girls into STEM.

 

For any questions or queries about the youth board, the roles or accessibility requirements please reach out to Chairperson of the Youth board Floriane Fidegnon floriane@stemettefutures.org.

Our Mission
SpecificationsAs a member of the Stemette Futures Youth Board you will act as an ambassador, safeguarding the positive name of the charity at networking opportunities and other potential events. All members will have a willingness to devote time and effort to their role and accept the responsibilities and liabilities of their role. They need to show a commitment to Stemette Futures and its objectives.
AimsYoung people are at the core of our organisation, so their voices need to be heard. Stemette Futures aims to inspire the next generation of girls and young women into Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) fields through amazing female STEM role models, panel events, hackathons, exhibitions and mentoring schemes.
CommitmentWe need you to serve on the board for 9-12 months. On average, this commitment will be 3 hours a month, excluding any meetings. Whilst on the board, you will be expected to attend two compulsory face-to-face meetings in London (expenses covered) and a minimum of 2 virtual meetings during academic holidays.
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Respect

Everyone has a unique perspective and so we respect everyone's opinion and every idea is discussed amongst the board.

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Empower

We want to empower more girls with an interest in STEM and give them the tools and resources they need to succeed.

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Inclusion

We value the inclusion of all, by working with young people from all backgrounds, cultures and ages to ensure a rich mix.

Our Roles

There are 6 different roles on this youth board, find out more about each of the roles and apply below. Take a look at the application questions before applying, too.

Application Questions
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Regional Consultant

Stemettes Futures Youth Board are looking for one Regional Consultant in each of our 10 areas we need to recruit for, these are: Scotland, North East England, North West England, Yorkshire & The Humber,  East Midlands, West Midlands, Wales, Eastern England, London, and Southern Ireland. The Regional Consultants are responsible for forming strategies to increase the number of girls, young women and young non-binary people in STEM in their designated region and looking for common themes across all regions to help guide the charity boards' actions.

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Social Media Consultant

Stemettes Futures Youth Board are looking for a Social Media Consultant who will develop strategies for our social media platforms to reach more young people with our message and increase our social media engagement across all of our platforms. Our Social Media Consultant will also work to promote and showcase the work of Stemettes and Stemette Futures through all popular social media and aim to develop successful social media strategies and campaigns which support our future programmes and target specific age groups.

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Fundraiser Consultant

Stemettes Futures Youth Board are looking for a Fundraiser Consultant who can contribute actively to guide fundraising strategies and participate in fundraising activities. Our Fundraiser Consultant will develop and help to deliver a range of fundraising activities, give strategic direction to the charity board, setting overall goals and targets and evaluating performance against agreed targets. They will also support specific fundraising activities with a focus on increasing the awareness of girls, young women and young non-binary people in STEM.

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Financial Consultant

Stemettes Futures Youth Board are looking for a Financial Consultant who will assist in monitoring the youth board budget and refunding any outstanding payments from Youth Board members. They will also oversee the ongoing process of budget development, approving all board expenses and provide a review of all expenditures at the end of the year. Our Financial Consultant will work closely with the Fundraising Consultant to estimate the cost and budget needed for their suggested fundraising strategies to further guide fundraising strategies.

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