Volunteering enables people to play an active role in society, contribute to positive social change, and to support young people in reaching their full potential. Our volunteering opportunities will allow you to gain experiences in Youth Centre settings, working with a range of young people. We will also support you in working towards accredited Youth Work qualifications. If you wish to find out more about volunteering, please contact a Senior Youth Officer at your chosen centre to find out more (click here).
Our Young Leaders programme allows young people to develop important skills and responsibilities. These skills and responsibilities are necessary as young leaders play an important role in the service we offer young people.
Becoming a young leader is a privilege; committing yourself to this role is an important decision to make. To obtain the youth work young leader role, you'll need to:
- have an interest in working with young people
- have time to offer
- be non-judgemental
As a young leader, it's likely you'll do a variety of jobs such as:
- providing support for youth work activities
- working as part of the youth work team
- contributing towards planning and evaluating youth work activities
To find out more, please contact a Senior Youth Officer in your area (click here).
There are many ways to give your time to help others – from having a cup of tea with an elderly neighbour, to helping out in your local area, or making a regular commitment to volunteer with a charity or community group. Our staff can support you in identifying a suitable placement through identifying your skills, as well as working with volunteering groups and third sector organisations. Volunteering can allow you to meet new people, gain new skills and have a range of new experiences. If you would like to find out more, click here.