Join Hadrian's Wall Youth Ambassadors!
Are you aged 17-24 and interested in World Heritage?
Do you want to get behind the scenes access to sites along Hadrian’s Wall? Do you want to help make the World Heritage Site a place for young people? World Heritage Youth Ambassadors do just that!
Youth Ambassadors will have the opportunity to meet curators and experts along the Hadrian's Wall World Heritage Site, get involved in events, and learn about World Heritage. Youth Ambassadors act as representatives for Hadrian’s Wall, and build networks with those who work within World Heritage and provide the Wall with a much needed youth voice! The programme aims to encourage young people, to contribute thoughts and ideas crucial to the development of this UNESCO World Heritage Site! The Wall needs you!
Join us and make a difference to Hadrian’s Wall, a place 1900 years in the making. Get out and about and experience what Hadrian’s Wall World Heritage Site has to offer!
As a Hadrian’s Wall World Heritage Site Youth Ambassador, you will have the chance to:
- Meet Curators and Site Managers
- See what goes on behind the scenes in managing a World Heritage Site
- Discover and explore the Hadrian’s Wall World Heritage Site
- Have a voice in heritage and be heard
- Get involved in fun events and workshops
- Enjoy free days out
- Explore the World Heritage Site with a Youth Ambassador Pass.
- Build your CV
- Attain volunteering hour’s awards and certificates
Hadrian's Wall Youth Ambassadors begins with a 2-day introduction on the 21st and 28th of May from 10 to 4pm in the heart of Hadrian's Wall Country, find out more here.
The Introduction will cover
- What is a World Heritage Site Youth Ambassador?
- Introduction to World Heritage? Who are UNESCO, what do they do, and the World Heritage Convention.
- Visiting the World Heritage Site (Hadrian's Wall, of course!)
Become part of a Wall-wide and GLOBAL family of World Heritage Youth Ambassadors!
World Heritage Site Youth Ambassadors is a National Lottery Heritage Funded project, ran in conjunction with Blaenavon Industrial Landscape World Heritage Site and along Hadrian’s Wall with the support and collaboration of the National Trust, Northumberland National Park Authority, the Vindolanda Trust, Tyne and Wear Archives & Museums, Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery, Senhouse Roman Museum, English Heritage Trust, Go Northeast, and the Hadrian’s Wall Community Archaeology Project (WallCAP).