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:
The Bucks Youth Summit 2024
Join a youth voice group
Youth Voice Executive Committee
Youth Voice is open to all young people in Buckinghamshire. It provides a platform for young people to raise issues they’re passionate about and improve their community.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
The Adoption Team’s Young People’s Groups & Young People’s EXTRA
The Adoption Team runs two groups for young people who have been adopted - one for ages 7 -11 and one for ages 12 - 18.Read more
The CAMHS Article 12 Forum is a space for young people with an interest in mental health and neurodivergency to share their views.Read more
Take part in a consultation
All-Age Autism Strategy
Bucks Council and partners are creating an All-Age Autism Strategy.Read more
Consultations and Engagement Activities
You can share your views by answering surveys online.Read more
The Big Ambition
Children and young people aged 0-18 are invited to tell the Children's Commissioner for England what they think is important. The survey is open until Friday 15 December 2023.Read more
Join a youth panel / steering group
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!Read more
Youth Concern Youth Panel
Youth Concern are seeking 12 young people who have a connection to Aylesbury Vale to join their Youth Panel! Launching January 2023.Read more
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.Read more
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!Read more
Care ambassadors are care-experienced young people who work closely with us to improve the experiences of young people in care.Read more
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!Read more
SEND Young Inspectors
You can help make sure activities and clubs are accessible for other young people with SEND by acting as a SEND Young InspectorRead more
Brook Community Champions
Brook is seeking enthusiastic individuals from Buckinghamshire with an interest in volunteering and becoming sexual health influencers for their community.Read more
Schools Should Be
Share your views on the education system by starring in a podcast and/or blog with Schools Should BeRead more
Be part of a research project
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.Read more
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.Read more
Model COP28 at Kew Gardens
Join Kew Youth Programme for a day of debate and negotiation, as we take on the roles of country delegates and stakeholder organisations to discuss climate change and the future of our planet. Saturday 2 December 2023.Read more
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.