Welcome to
Youth Voice Bucks

Youth Voice Bucks is a hub for youth participation for Buckinghamshire.
Youth participation is all about listening to young people’s voices and acting on them to make things better.

You can see opportunities to have your say below.

If you are looking for general things to do, like youth clubs, skills workshops, and sports programmes, please visit the Bucks Family Information Service directory.

This website also includes:

Case studies and blogs

Help and support

Join a youth voice group

Youth Voice Executive Committee

The Youth Voice Executive Committee is a forum for young people in Buckinghamshire. It provides a platform for young people to raise issues they’re passionate about and improve their community.

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We Do Care

We Do Care ensures that the voice of care-experienced children and young people is heard and acted on. We Do Care also run fun and engaging activities that help care-experienced children and young people grow their confidence and social skills.

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Shout Out for SEND Reps

If you have a Special Educational Need or Disability, and are passionate about improving services for young people with SEND, you would be a fantastic Shout Out for SEND Rep!

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Wycombe Youth Action Helping Hands

Wycombe Youth Action Helping Hands is a group of young people aged 11 - 19 who meet, brainstorm, and run projects.

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Chesham Youth Council

Chesham Youth Council is a group of young people between the ages of 11 and 18 interested in bettering the community and town of Chesham for the youth.

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Article 12

The CAMHS Article 12 Forum is a space for young people with an interest in mental health and neurodivergency to share their views.

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Take part in a consultation

All-Age Autism Strategy

Bucks Council and partners are creating an All-Age Autism Strategy.

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Consultations and Engagement Activities

You can share your views by answering surveys online.

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Join a youth panel / steering group

Young Futures Fund Youth Board

Young people on the Young Futures Fund board will make decisions about which organisations and projects get funding. Apply by 23 December 2023!

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Brighter Futures Together

Brighter Futures want to give you the skills and opportunity to run local social action projects, support your peers and influence decision making!

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Young Member of the Aylesbury Vale Stop and Search Scrutiny panel

There is a position available for a young person aged 16-25 to help review videos from police body-worn cameras and provide their feedback to improve police practice.

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Champion, ambassador, and advisor opportunities

Councillor Shadowing Scheme

Interested in learning about your community and how local people can help make a difference? Check out our Councillor Shadowing Scheme!

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Brook Community Champions

Brook is seeking enthusiastic individuals from Buckinghamshire with an interest in volunteering and becoming sexual health influencers for their community.

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School Should Be

Share your views on the education system by starring in a podcast and/or blog with School Should Be

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Underage test purchasing

You can help reduce sales of alcohol, vapes and other age-restricted products to children and young people across Buckinghamshire, helping ensure the safety of our community.

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Be part of a research project

Breaking Barriers: Youth Sports in High Wycombe

Wycombe Wanderers Foundation are exploring barriers to accessing sports. They would like to hear from children and young people aged 5 - 18, and their parents/carers. There are lots of ways to get involved - surveys, focus groups, and more!

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Young Expert Citizens

The Centre for Education and Youth are looking for young people in Buckinghamshire who want to make things better for other people in their community.

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Opportunities beyond Buckinghamshire

Home Office Young People’s Board

The Home Office are looking for young people to discuss and give their views on a range of migration, borders, and citizenship related issues that are a priority for and directly affect them.

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FLARE

The Council for Disabled Children are looking for young people with Special Educational Needs and/or a disability to join their young people's advisory group.

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Teenagers

General things to do

Youth Voice Bucks is focused on opportunities for young people to have their say and shape the services and places around them.

For general activities for young people, like youth clubs, skills workshops, and sports programmes, visit the Bucks Family Information Service directory.

If you need help or support, visit our Help and Support page.

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