CYF trustee (alumni)

CYF trustee (alumni)

Main goal of the role

To serve on the board of trustees, providing strategic guidance for the organisation and ensuring decisions are mission and community-based.

The community trustee will help to hold CYF’ Strategy team accountable by confirming the organisation meets the needs of its target groups and accomplishes its goals and objectives.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Dedicate at least 6-8 hours per month including attending board meetings
  • Attend 2 community events or classes per quarter.
  • Review, approve and monitor plans, budgets and performance.
  • Ensure legal and regulatory compliance.
  • Uphold strong ethics and confidentiality, disclosing any conflicts.
  • Share insights about their past experience as an applicant, trainee and grad
  • Support with relevant networking activities and potential partnership introductions
  • Stay informed on issues affecting the organisation


  • You are a CYF grad who understands the challenges of our trainees and community members through lived experience
  • You have volunteered for CYF for at least 1 cohort, working directly with trainees
  • You have at least 2 years of experience in a tech role following CYF graduation
  • Some experience in a volunteer leadership role within CYF is a plus

Essential Qualities:

  • Commitment to CYF’s mission, values and working principles.
  • Willingness to devote the necessary time and effort to the role.
  • Ability to think creatively and work collaboratively.
  • Willingness to constructively challenge and participate in discussions.