Healthy lives for young people

Participation events and opportunities

Find out about upcoming opportunities to get involved with Brook.

Join our Participation Forums

Brook is looking for 10 young people aged 16-19 to get involved in our new Participation Forums. The closing date for the expression of interest forms is 11th October at midnight.

If you have an interest in helping people, and taking part in exciting opportunities across our relationships and sexual health based organisation, we would love you to apply.

Applications for the youth forums have now closed.

More information about the Participation Forums

Brook is looking for 10 young people aged 16-19 to get involved in our new Participation Forums.

If you have an interest in helping people, and taking part in exciting opportunities across our relationships and sexual health based organisation, we would love you to apply.

If you’re interesting in applying you just need to click here to register your interest. If you have any problems with completing the form please contact the participation team at participation@brook.org.uk.

See the full role description for people aged 16-19.

What’s in it for me?

  • Training around relationships, the digital world, sexual health & wellbeing.
  • Building your skills for example; public speaking, vlogging/blogging, writing content, supporting research, and event planning.
  • Experience gained can transfer when applying for employment, or further education opportunities like college courses or University.
  • A record of progress about your input.
  • Opportunities to influence and have your voice heard.
  • The chance to attend fun events and network.
  • Rewards such as certificates, and sometimes vouchers.
  • Having fun and meeting new people.
  • Flexibility to join in opportunities, no set hours.

What might I do by joining a Brook Forum?

  • Join in campaigns to raise awareness about important issues related to health & wellbeing.
  • Organise, attend and represent Brook at events.
  • Create, complete and promote surveys to help us improve what we do.
  • Be involved in group discussions to help make our services better.
  • Provide input around our educational & training resources.
  • Support us with the design of new services.
  • Share our digital content through social media channels.
  • Attend meetings with other people 4 times a year (3 online and 1 face-to-face) arranged by the Brook team.

Why is it important that people have their say about services like Brook?

  • It helps the services to adapt around the needs of young people.” (Brook workshop participant, 16 years)
  • We deserve to have a say because we deserve to help people with the same care and energy with which we’ve been helped, and because we want to contribute that help to each other and our communities.” (Brook workshop participant, 18)
  • To have an inclusive service made up from a diverse range of voices.” (Brook workshop participant, 24 years)
  • So services can be suitable.” (Brook workshop participant, 34)

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