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Young Ambassador

Our Young Ambassador for this our Centennial Year is Rosie Nicholls who is sponsored by the Lions Club of Jersey. 


Rosie will attend the MD 105 Finals in Dudley over the weekend 24th to 26th February 2017. We send her with our best wishes and support and hope that she can progress further in this fantastic competition. Rosie thanked the Lions Club of Jersey and the District for giving her this exciting opportunity. We wish her every success.


Rosie Nicholls 105D Young Ambassador Rosie is pictured here proudly holding her trophy with District Governor David Taylor.



Rosie is a Year 9 student studying a range of GCSEs. Her musical talents include piano & guitar but her strength is singing and she is also a keen athlete.

Despite all these interests she is here today because of her brave work in a sensitive area of Community Service.   Through connection with the NSPCC she is involved with MIND Jersey and CAMHS, bridging the gap to young people.    Her challenge to the Education Department has led to improved school PSHE lessons and the creation of Family SMILES for children with a parent suffering mental conditions.   The group are also setting up a therapeutic service for children who have suffered sexual abuse.

She somehow manages to find time to work in the British Red Cross shop on Saturdays!   Rosie is visibly making a difference and in areas from which others would shy away.   We are delighted to have Rosie represent




Young Ambassador Finalists.Pictured here left to right are Judges Martin Walsh, Peter Viney and Kirstine Impey along with our Finalists Isabelle Millen, Oscar Poules and Rosie Nicholls.


Isabelle was sponsored by the Lions Club of Eastleigh.

Oscar was sponsored by the Lions Club of Ringwood and Fordingbridge.

Rosie was sponsored by the Lions Club of Jersey.

 All three candidates have completed the required service in the pat 12 months to qualify for a Gold Young Leaders in Service Certificate.


Related documents and forms


The District Finals this year were held on Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th January 2016 at the Hinton Firs Hotel, Bournemouth. For more information please contact the District 105D Young Ambassador Officer depyouth1@lions105d.org.uk


 

To download the Guide for Club Officers click the link.

To download the  District Application Form click the link.

 

The Lions Young Ambassador scheme acknowledges the work of young people working as volunteers and gives them the recognition they deserve... boosting their self esteem, their confidence in themselves and highlighting the charities and volunteer groups with which they are involved. The aim of the scheme, which operates throughout Europe, is to recognise, encourage and support young people who are actively involved in the welfare of the community, supporting the best of our Lions' ideals. In previous years, candidates have been involved in helping young and older people, disabled, able bodied and disadvantaged and have organised projects in conservation, crime prevention, promoting healthier lifestyles, hospital radio and other initiatives