Management Committees

The key to a successful youth group is that it responds to local needs and youth issues. One way of ensuring that this happens is to have a voluntary management committee which includes local people and young people. A management committee does just what it says in the name – it’s a group of elected people who jointly and democratically take responsibility for running the youth group.
The job of the management committee is to make sure that the aims of the group ( usually in the constitution ) are being fulfilled. They need to ensure that the group is running effectively on a day to day basis but also to think ahead, fundraise and engage with the wider community. The management committee are often the unofficial public relations machine …..More

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