Make a difference to other young people in our city - Apply today to join Wolverhampton's B-Safe Team

Are you aged between 13-16 and want to make a change to the lives of other young people and your community? 

Are you willing to give one evening per month to help tackle issues around safeguarding - including the prevention of bullying, abuse, and internet safety issues - and make decisions with other likeminded young people?

If so, then please consider becoming a part of Wolverhampton's Junior Safeguarding Team, The B-Safe Team.

We are recruiting young people to lead local campaigns, make key decisions alongside safeguarding professionals in Wolverhampton Safeguarding Board, and influence change in the city.

What you will gain from membership:

  • Work and volunteering experience. Fantastic to put on that future application for a job, apprenticeship or college / university place!
  • Accreditation. Certificates and awards to include as part of your CV.
  • Meet new young people from around Wolverhampton
  • Voice your opinions and make real decisions that have a real impact on the lives of young people in our city
  • New experiences, including trips to events and conferences around the country
  • Residential experiences for team building and workshops

All we ask of you is that you bring your ideas, commitment, and desire to make a difference to B-Safe.

The B-Safe team meet once a month on a Tuesday evening at Stanford House in Shaw Rd, Wolverhampton. Membership of the B-Safe team includes free transport to and from all meetings, if required. Food and refreshments are provided.

To apply to join the B-Safe team, complete the online form below, or use the link below to download a copy of the form to print, complete and post. Postage details are included on the form:

If you have any questions about B-Safe, please call the HeadStart Young People Engagement Team on 01902 824233.


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B-Safe Team Application Form

About You
Name *
Name
Gender *
Ethnicity *
Please indicate your religion / belief: *
Do you consider yourself to have a disability? *
Your application to HeadStart
What qualities and experiences do you think you have that make you perfect for the team?
(How much time does this take up? How does it make you feel?)
References
Please give details of 2 people who would say good things about about you! (not family members!)
Name, relationship / role, contact phone number
Name, relationship / role, contact phone number

If you, or a young person you are working alongside, need help or support in completing this form, please call the Young Person Engagement Team on 01902 824233, and we will arrange to help.

We are committed to providing equal access to services.


Note: Please complete the form as carefully as you can. Fields that are required (and that you must fill in) are shown with a * next to them.

You may wish to type your application into a document first and copy and paste your words into the form before submitting.

All personal details will be securely held by HeadStart and will not be shared with other individuals or organisations without permission.

Information about ethnicity, sexuality, religion and disability are requested for purposes of monitoring and of ensuring equality of opportunity for young people in the city.