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Youth Justice Service - Volunteering opportunities directory

Description of role

The Youth Justice Service is looking for volunteers to support their work in preventing offending and anti-social behaviour by young people.

As a volunteer you'll take young people to appointments, such as housing, social services, benefits, Connexions, job centre.

You'll be volunteering alongside paid staff, taking part in one-to-one sessions with young people in restorative or victim-focused work.

This role also involves:

  • mentoring young people who need additional support and guidance
  • prevention work with young people aged 8 to 13 years - taking them to the library, out of school activities, educational or cultural visits
Benefits to the volunteer
  • opportunities to have a positive impact on a young person's life
  • chances to develop your skills and experience of working with young people
  • chances to improve your confidence and self esteem
Contact details for application or information