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Youth Club Volunteer

Youth Club Volunteer
North Yorkshire Youth (NYY)
Description of the role:

To assist in the delivery of a youth group in Harrogate or Knaresborough that is run by NYY.
• To facilitate group work, discussions, and activities with young people.
• To communicate with the Lead Youth Worker, and the Youth Work team for that club and other volunteers
about planning and delivery of a programme of activities.
• To supervise young people and ensure general health & safety and rules of conduct are adhered to.
• To build positive relationships with young people and listen to their concerns.
• To assist with preparation for youth activities both before and after sessions.

Skills and qualities needed for the role:

• To provide support to young people who choose to attend the youth project.
• To develop relationships with young people based on professional boundaries.
• Help maintain a clean and safe environment for activities to take place.
• To encourage participation in activities promoting social and emotional wellbeing.
• To provide a listening ear and offer proactive support to a young person by encouraging them to participate
in their community.
• To maintain confidentiality in accordance with youth group policies.

Practical information:

Weekly sessions during term-time. Session times are 2 hours, with 15 minutes either side to help set up and pack down.
Fairfax Youth Club - Tuesday 7-9pm
Jennyfields Youth Club -Thursday 7-9pm,
KnaresboroughYouth Club - Friday 6-8pm.


Additional Information
DBS check needed: Yes
Driving licence needed: No
Car owner: No
Open to: Over 18s
Is this role wheelchair accessible?: Yes
Fairfax Community Centre, Jennyfields Community Centre, Knaresborough Community Centre
North Yorkshire
Last updated: 22.09.2021
Organisation Information

Youth Development Workers help set up, support and develop community-led clubs and projects for young people aged 11 - 19 years. NYY also provides training and resources for both new and established clubs and adventurous activities for young people at Carlton Lodge Activity Centre. The Buddy network is a befriending project for young people aged 14 - 19 years. NYY produce an A-Z of Clubs and Projects for Young People in Harrogate District Booklet

Charity number: 1116521