YouthNK is a Youth Council in the North Kesteven District, made up of young people that live in the local area.
Our priorities are to encourage people to get involved in their local community, promote a positive image of young people, make people aware of local events and career opportunities and promote our own campaigns which are based around helping and influencing young people’s decision making in everyday life.
Alongside our priorities, YouthNK have 6 main aims, they are:
• To inform and influence North Kesteven District Council in their decision making regarding youth policies.
• To encourage young people to become involved within the community.
• To represent the voice of young people in NK
• To improve the relationship between older and younger people within the community and NKDC
• To improve the self esteem of young people within the community.
The above aims are underpinned by the main priorities from North Kesteven District Council for young people, which are:
• To meet the priorities of YNK, which are set every 2 years.
• Improve and increase the number of opportunities for young people.