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Young Researchers and Young Inspectors

Dorset Young Researchers

Dorset Young Researchers is a group of young people leading youth-led research projects across Dorset.

Young Researchers are trained to find out other young people's lived experiences, perceptions and insights across Dorset. The result? Young Researchers co-produce solutions with decision makers, working together to improve services for young people. 

If you are aged between 14 and 19 and live or study in Dorset we would love for you to be part of our Young Researcher team!

Make new friends, develop research and life skills and learn how to use data to improve services for young people across Dorset!

Dorset Young Researchers' reports

Check out what previous Young Researcher teams have got up to.

3 ways to join Dorset Young Researchers

To join:

  • text 'I'm in DYR + name + date of birth + postcode' to: 07841 015813
  • email: dorset@participationpeople.com for an application form
  • follow us on social media @DCYouthVoice and ask for more info

See you at our next session!

Dorset Young Inspectors

Young people inspecting and scrutinising young people's services across Dorset.

Young Inspectors find out what's working, what's not and where the gaps are for services young people use across Dorset. They:

  • mystery shop
  • interview staff
  • inspect buildings

Finally they work with decision makers to find solutions, making things better for young people long-term.

If you are aged between 12 and 18 and live or study in Dorset, we would love for you to be part of our Young Inspector team!

Make new friends, develop life skills and learn how to ask the tough questions and find answers!

Dorset Young Inspectors' reports

Check out what previous Young Inspector Teams have got up to

3 ways to join Dorset Young Inspectors

To join:

  • text 'I'm in DYI + name + date of birth + postcode' to 07841 015813
  • email dorset@participationpeople.com for an application form
  • follow us on social media @DCYouthVoice and ask for more info

See you at our next workshop!

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