Youth Worker

Youth Worker

Long term role · Flexible hours · Starting from 30 Jun 2024
Orbital Community Centre, Haines Way, Watford WD25 7QD, UK
Community & familyFaith-basedWellbeing
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Supporting young people in leading activities and mentoring support by providing a listening ear and practical support and guidance.

Detailed description

You’ll find plenty of ways to use your listening skills as well as being a first point of advice for practical concerns that young people face or for supporting them in fun and exciting activities and games. We have our Youth Sessions based in Watford:


6.30pm to 8pm

Ages 10 to 16 (19 with SEND)

Open during half term

You will be:

Supporting youth work activities and workshops

Supervising young people in discussion sessions

Building positive relationships with young people

Working with other staff to plan and evaluate activities by gaining feedback

The application process is simple - please drop us a message for more information and we will pop over a volunteer application form. We then carry out an informal interview and apply for a DBS check as well as requesting details of two referees.

We also provide full training and support throughout your journey and you will have access to events and celebrations throughout the year!

We look forward to welcoming you to be a part of the One YMCA Family.

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About One YMCA

Our organisation offers a diverse range of services, programmes and initiatives in order to support our local communities to belong, contribute and thrive.
We deliver a range of programmes and services that tackle the issues facing local people such as homelessness, family support and wellbeing. We offer opportunities for young people, from apprenticeships to work experience and childcare to youth clubs.
We work with all ages, faiths and backgrounds, as part of a global network of 14,000 YMCAs.
We have served the communities in Hertfordshire for 135 years and we reach 1000’s of people each day.