Youth Service volunteers

The youth service is committed to providing quality developmental opportunities for young people. Volunteers increase the range of opportunities we are able to provide.

About volunteering

Types of activities volunteers can become involved in:

  • help in youth clubs
  • run a 12 week skills/physical programme for those involved in the Duke of Edinburgh’s (DofE) award
  • help on off site trips by driving the mini bus
  • teach navigation skills
  • help with the DofE kit store / giving of kit
  • participate in the young inspectors programme (U18’s)

About volunteers

Some general information about who can volunteer and the benefits of becoming a volunteer:

  • age 18  to 21 and over (depending on the age of club members)
  • in some cases young people 16 to18
  • experience is not essential, other than for the DofE award
  • training and support is provided for all volunteers
  • depending on the activity opportunities can be regular or occasional.

Why volunteer?

Some reasons why you should volunteer:

  • help in the community
  • give something back
  • share your skills
  • gain new skills

How to apply

Please complete the PDF file downloadyouth volunteer application form (PDF, 225kb) and send to the following address:

Quality Assurance and Training Manager
Youth Service
7 Portman Close
RG42 1NE

You will need to attend an informal interview and complete a DBS form (formerly CRB).

Please contact us for further information on volunteering.

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