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Before applying please ensure you have read the sections below. You will need to attend a short interview and must be able to attend the first meeting in order to join the board (see timetable below).

Who we are looking for
The VRU YPAB will consist of eight frontline practitioners who have lived experience of the challenges and barriers affecting young people most at risk of violence. We welcome applications from those who are:

  • Experienced in working with young people and communities affected by violence
  • Working on the frontline through place-based youth and community work
  • Passionate about making London a safer place for young people
  • Committed to their own personal and professional development


Activity Date
Applications open Tuesday 1st February
Application deadline Friday 18th February at 5pm
Interviews with VRU and London Youth Tuesday 1st March – Friday 4th March  (choice of mornings and afternoons)
First Meeting (in person at City Hall) Wednesday 16th March from 5pm – 7pm
Meeting 2 Week commencing 9th May
Meeting 3 Week commencing 11th July
Meeting 4 Week commencing 12th September
Meeting 5 Week commencing 5th December

Application form 

To apply, please complete this application form. Once applications are assessed, successful candidates will be asked to attend an online interview with the VRU and London Youth represented on the panel.

Read the YPAB Application Questions before applying.

Deadline Friday 18th February 5pm