Fast Forward Trustees

Check out this exciting opportunity to join the Fast Forward board of trustees!


Do you enjoy working with people?

Are you an experienced youth worker? And/or

Are you 18 – 24 with lived experience of risk-taking behaviours, your own or as an affected other?

We are looking for enthusiastic Trustees to join Fast Forward’s Board of Directors.

We particularly welcome applications from people from communities with protected characteristics i.e. age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

Organisation Profile

Fast Forward is Scotland’s national youth work agency, focusing on supporting children & young people to make informed choices regarding, and take a harm reduction approach to, risk-taking behaviours, towards reducing the negative impacts of these on their lives and those of their families and wider community.

We promote health through programmes and resources developed by, with and for young people.

Our work is underpinned by the following values:

  • Integrity – Our work is dynamic and informed by expertise, lived experience and relevant research
  • Forward Thinking – We are brave and bold. We are creative in our approach to identifying and responding to risk taking behaviour.
  • Inclusive – We take a person centred approach. We are non-judgemental and respectful.
  • Collaborative – We coproduce, partner and learn with young people and experts from across the field

Application notes

Application deadline is 29 February 2024.

If you are interested in having a discussion about this opportunity contact Allie Cherry-Byrnes, CEO,

For more details and application forms see this webpage