Young Trustees 2021

Young Trustees Scheme 2021

A two year scheme is open to children coming of age to become charity trustees of the Downs Light Railway Trust.
We are pleased to announce the inaugral run of our Young Trustees Scheme

Application Dates

  • Applications are open from the 20th September 2021, through to the 1st October 2021.
  • Short-list of candidates will be decided by 15th October 2021.
  • Successfull candidates will be invited for an interview between the 22nd October 2021 to the 1st November 2021.

How to Apply

  • Read the information from Learn More
  • Read the essential information provided by the Charity Commission
  • Download an application form
  • Send the completed application form to our This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Essential Information from the Charity Commission

Charity Trustee

What's involved.

The Essential Trustee

What you need to know, what you need to do.

Role & Board

Full detailed information.

Editor Notes

  1. The Young Trustees Scheme is run by the Downs Light Railway Trust.
  2. The Downs Light Railway Trust is a charitable incorporated organisation, registered with the Charity Commission for England and Wales. Registration number is 1195660.
  3. The Downs Light Railway occupies on average 15 children on each session. These children are aged between 7 and 18 years old. Dedicated sessions are provided to local educational establishments. General youth activities are open to all children.
  4. The Downs Light Railway was started in 1925. At 96 years old, it stands to be the oldest private miniature railway worldwide.

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