Young Persons Representative

David Rescorla
Emailku.gro.armac.llawnroc@persnosrepgnuoy

Branch Young Members Contact Role Description

- This role description is only a guideline and each branch may require something slightly different

Purpose of the Role

- To be a contact for the young members of the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) within the Branch boundaries.

Key Activities

- To act as liaison between the local young members and the Branch.

- To act as the contact point with the Regional Young Members Coordinator (if there is a postholder),  and the central Membership Team.

- Working with the Branch Membership Secretary, keep an up to date list of young members within the Branch.

- To arrange social events for young members in the Branch area.

- To initiate and implement ideas to recruit new Young Members.

- To  become involved in any special events that might give opportunities to meet with young people and recruit them to become CAMRA members.

- To distribute newsletters, or posters, in places that would be available to potential young members.

- To pay attention to media release from St Albans, and if appropriate draw young members attention to them.

- To feedback on Young Members activities to the Branch and Regional Young Members Coordinator on a regular basis.

- Work with the Branch Chairman and Membership Secretary to ensure that Young Members are discussed at Branch meetings.

Code of Conduct

- To refrain from putting forward any personal points of view to the media that is against CAMRA's policy or might bring the Campaign into disrepute.

- To liaise with the Branch Social Secretary to avoid clashes of dates of any socials.

Time Commitment

- This role can take up as much time as you are prepared to give. Circa 2 hours a month is probably a minimum except at key times, which could be the local event eg a beer festival for example, when a higher level of commitment might be required.

- In addition, attendance at local branch meetings is useful. 

Skills

- Postholder must be under 30.

- Good writing skills

- Good interpersonal skills

- Access to a phone, a computer and the internet

Support

- Support is available from CAMRA's membership team ku.gro.armac@pihsrebmem()

- Advice and guidance on CAMRA policy is available from branch committee members and where, appropriate, people who have previously held the post.

- The Regional Young Members Coordinator and CAMRA's Young Members Group can also help.

- The CAMRA members' website is also a useful source of information