Brighton Youth Centre (BYC) is an exciting hub of activity open to all Young People between 5 – 19, with a focus on the 13-19 age group. The centre is a registered charity and offers a varied programme of events, activities and support for young people. We also hire out spaces for other groups to use and work in partnership with many different projects that support a wide-range young people, including young people with disabilities, young carers, young offenders, young parents and homeless young people.
What does the opportunity involve doing?
To be part of a team that inspire young people to learn about themselves and others and build great lives by providing a dynamic Youth Centre that listens to Young People from across the City and works with them to provide space, training, activities, support and services that are relevant and accessible and enable creativity, learning, fun, friendship and relaxation. We are looking for individuals to join our team on Tuesday evenings 6:30pm-9:30pm, Wednesday evenings 6:30-9:30pm and the last Friday of every month for events 6:00-10:30pm.
What induction, training and support is offered?
You will work in a supportive team, receive induction training, other necessary training opportunities & regular group supervision
What skills or qualities are needed?
Skate/Arts/Sports workers will require experience in their specific area,: experience
of working with children/young people in a youth work or similar setting would be
helpful for all volunteers.
Skills, abilities and knowledge
Ability to work cooperatively in a team.
Good interpersonal communication skills, including listening, negotiation and dealing with conflict.
Ability to build relationship of trust with young people and colleagues.
Understanding of the issues facing young people in today’s society.
A commitment to ensuring that practice is based on the principles of inclusion and diversity.
Ability to realise imaginative ideas for youth centre/project programmes.
Energy and Enthusiasm and a commitment to learn.More info
Deadline for applications
22 Jan 2021
Arts/music Sports/games Volunteering as part of a team