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You don’t have to have charity experience to work with Action4Youth, but you do need a desire to take on new challenges that help make a difference to young people’s lives.

We are always looking for talented, passionate and motivated people to help us achieve a better life and future for young people in Aylesbury Vale and Milton Keynes.

We offer a range of job opportunities across all our teams and details of our current vacancies can be viewed below.

We are always seeking volunteer staff for our DofE and Inspiration programmes. For more information please contact Action4Youth at 0300 003 2334 or email [email protected]youth.org

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NCS Autumn 2021 Team Leader

NCS Team Leaders will lead and support a cohort of 12 – 16 young people on the Action4Youth National Citizen Service (NCS) programme over a period of two consecutive weeks. These groups will include a mixture of young people from different backgrounds, some of whom may have disabilities or behavioural difficulties. The Team Leader may also need to provide one to one support for young people with special educational needs. You will supervise the same group throughout the programme.

You are also required to attend the staff training event (date TBC).

During the programme you are responsible to the NCS Wave Leader and NCS Project Leader.

Dates & Hours: Monday 29th November- Friday 10th December 8:30am- 3:30pm (Monday- Friday only)

Pay: £847 including holiday for the set period

To Apply

To apply for the role please send a copy of your application form to [email protected]

Action4Youth is committed to safeguarding and protecting the young people that we work with.  All our posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the discourse of criminal records and vetting checks.  We have policies and procedures in place that promote safeguarding and safer working practices across the organisation.

Senior Youth Worker - High Wycombe

At Action4Youth our aim is to provide fun, often transformational experiences for all young people, whatever their background, ability or disability that not only challenge them but help and encourage them to grow as individuals, build personal confidence and set them new horizons from the perspective of what they can do rather than what they can’t.

We are currently recruiting a  Senior Youth Worker. 

Details are as follows:

Senior Youth Worker

Hours: 26.5 hours per week

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £23,556 to £28,233 (pro rata)

To Apply

To apply for either of the role pleases send a copy of your CV and a covering letter explaining why you are applying for the position to [email protected]

If you would like an informal chat regarding either role please email Emily Davis [email protected] or call 0300 003 2334

Start Date: As soon as possible

Interviews: By arrangement

Action4Youth is committed to safeguarding and protecting the young people that we work with.  All our posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the discourse of criminal records and vetting checks.  We have policies and procedures in place that promote safeguarding and safer working practices across the organisation.

Youth Mentor - Aylesbury Vale

At Action4Youth our aim is to provide fun, often transformational experiences for all young people, whatever their background, ability or disability that not only challenge them but help and encourage them to grow as individuals, build personal confidence and set them new horizons from the perspective of what they can do rather than what they can’t.

We are currently recruiting a Youth Mentor.

Details are as follows:

Youth Mentor

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract: One year fixed term

Salary: £23,556 to £28,233

To Apply

To apply for either of the role pleases send a copy of your CV and a covering letter explaining why you are applying for the position to [email protected]

If you would like an informal chat regarding either role please email Emily Davis [email protected] or call 0300 003 2334

Start Date: As soon as possible

Interviews: By arrangement

Action4Youth is committed to safeguarding and protecting the young people that we work with.  All our posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the discourse of criminal records and vetting checks.  We have policies and procedures in place that promote safeguarding and safer working practices across the organisation.

Action4Youth and Buckinghamshire Culture

Action4Youth and Buckinghamshire Culture wish to appoint an artist/creative/collective specialising in photography/moving image to work with 12-18 year olds attending The Junction Youth Hub in High Wycombe.  We are seeking an artist capable of inspiring young people and encouraging them to get involved and create and shape new work together or individually.  We want to see the group creating a project output that is relevant to them and their peers (this could be an exhibition, film screening, mini festival, open day, performance etc).

This Autumn, Action4Youth will launch their new youth hub, The Junction at High Wycombe Library.  Action4Youth aim to offer a range of creative and cultural opportunities through a programme designed to introduce more young people to arts, culture and heritage.

Deadline for proposals: 9am, 11th October 2021.

Caldecotte Xperience – Outdoor Apprenticeship Level 3

Caldecotte Xperience is located in Simpson, Milton Keynes and is owned and run by Action4Youth.  At Action4Youth our aim is to provide fun, often transformational experiences for all young people, whatever their background, ability or disability that not only challenge them but help and encourage them to grow as individuals, build personal confidence and set them new horizons from the perspective of what they can do rather than what they can’t.

We are currently recruiting for the following position:

Outdoor Apprenticeship Level 3

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract: Twelve months

Salary: £159.10 per week

There may be the opportunity to live on site

Interview Day: Tuesday 7 September 2021

If you would like to apply for this role please click on the link to the Government website below:

https://www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeship/-643916

Safeguarding Statement

Action4Youth is committed to safeguarding and protecting the young people that we work with.  All our posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the discourse of criminal records and vetting checks.  We have policies and procedures in place that promote safeguarding and safer working practices across the organisation.

Caldecotte Xperience – Deputy Head of Centre

Caldecotte Xperience is located in Simpson, Milton Keynes and is owned and run by Action4Youth.  At Action4Youth our aim is to provide fun, often transformational experiences for all young people, whatever their background, ability or disability that not only challenge them but help and encourage them to grow as individuals, build personal confidence and set them new horizons from the perspective of what they can do rather than what they can’t.

We are currently recruiting a Deputy Head of Centre, details are as follows:

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £29,363 – £34,444 per annum

If you would like to apply please send your CV and a covering letter explaining why you are applying for this role to Jan Knight by email or by post [email protected] 5 Smeaton Close, Aylesbury.  HP19 8UN before the closing date below.

For an informal chat regarding the vacancy please contact Jan Knight by email (as above) or call 0300 003 2334

Closing Date for Applications: Friday 3 September at 12.00 noon

Interview Date: Monday 13 September 2021 at the Caldecotte Xperience, Milton Keynes.  MK6 3AG

Action4Youth is committed to safeguarding and protecting the young people that we work with.  All our posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the discourse of criminal records and vetting checks.  We have policies and procedures in place that promote safeguarding and safer working practices across the organisation.

HAF (Holiday Activities and Food programme) Activities Worker - High Wycombe

The HAF Activities Worker will assist the Action4Youth core staff team to run activities for young people aged 11 – 18 years from Tuesday 3rd August until Saturday 28th August 2021. The programme follows the 4x4x4 model (4 hours of activity, 4 days a week for 4 weeks) and working hours will be Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 4.00pm – 9.00pm and Saturdays 10.00am – 3.00pm, to include set up and pack up. Staff will follow a structured timetable of pre-planned sessions.

Hours4pm- 9pm Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30am- 2:30pm Saturdays

Salary: £1179 total including holiday pay for the full four weeks (88 hours total)

Place of work: Youthspace High Wycombe, 1 Desborough Rd, High Wycombe HP11 2RA

If you would like to apply for this role please contact Jan Knight for an application form by emailing [email protected] or by calling 0300 003 2334.

Safeguarding Statement

Action4Youth is committed to safeguarding and protecting the young people that we work with.  All our posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the discourse of criminal records and vetting checks.  We have policies and procedures in place that promote safeguarding and safer working practices across the organisation.

Closing date for applications: 19th July 2021 – 5:00PM 

HAF (Holiday Activities and Food programme) Activities Worker - Buckingham

The HAF Activities Worker will assist the Action4Youth core staff team to run activities for young people aged 11 – 18 years from Monday 26th July – Thursday 19th August 2021. The programme follows the 4x4x4 model (4 hours of activity, 4 days a week for 4 weeks) and working hours will be Monday – Thursday 9:30am – 3.00pm to include set up and pack up. Activities run from 10.00am – 1.00pm and staff will follow a structured timetable of pre-planned sessions.

Hours: Monday- Thursdays 9:30am-2:30pm

Salary: £1179 total including holiday pay for the full four weeks (88 hours total)

Place of work: Buckingham 

To Apply: If you would like to apply for this role please contact Jan Knight for an application form by emailing [email protected] or by calling 0300 003 2334.

Safeguarding Statement

Action4Youth is committed to safeguarding and protecting the young people that we work with.  All our posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the discourse of criminal records and vetting checks.  We have policies and procedures in place that promote safeguarding and safer working practices across the organisation.

Closing date for applications: 19th July 2021 – 5:00PM 

Caldecotte Xperience – Volunteer Gardener, DofE Administrator & Office Administrator

Caldecotte Xperience is located in Simpson, Milton Keynes and is owned and run by Action4Youth. At Action4Youth our aim is to provide fun, often transformational experiences for all young people, whatever their background, ability or disability that not only challenge them but help and encourage them to grow as individuals, build personal confidence and set them new horizons from the perspective of what they can do rather than what they can’t.

We are currently looking for a Volunteer Gardener, a DofE Administrator &  Office Administrator to help us to maintain the site at Caldecotte so that it is a safe and enjoyable environment for all our visitors.

To Apply: To apply for this role please contact Jan Knight, HR and Admin Manager via email [email protected].

This vacancy will remain open until we find the right person.

If you would like an informal chat regarding the role, please email Rich Wyatt, Director of Outdoor Education [email protected] or call 0300 003 0998.

Caldecotte Xperience – Office Administrator

Caldecotte Xperience is located in Simpson, Milton Keynes and is owned and run by Action4Youth.  At Action4Youth our aim is to provide fun, often transformational experiences for all young people, whatever their background, ability or disability that not only challenge them but help and encourage them to grow as individuals, build personal confidence and set them new horizons from the perspective of what they can do rather than what they can’t.

We are currently recruiting for the following position:

Office Administrator

Hours: Part time (12 – 15 hours a week to be worked over 4 – 5 days)

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £24,314 per annum pro rata

If you would like to apply for this role please contact Jan Knight for an application form by emailing [email protected] or by calling 0300 003 2334.

Safeguarding Statement

Action4Youth is committed to safeguarding and protecting the young people that we work with.  All our posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the discourse of criminal records and vetting checks.  We have policies and procedures in place that promote safeguarding and safer working practices across the organisation.

Closing date for applications: 19th July 2021 – 5:00PM 

Office Volunteer

Established 70 years ago, Action4Youth is based in Aylesbury and is a charity operating across Buckinghamshire, Milton Keynes and beyond.

Our aim is to provide fun, often transformational experiences for all young people, whatever their background, ability or disability that not only challenge them but help and encourage them to grow as individuals, build personal confidence and set them new horizons from the perspective of what they can do rather than what they can’t.

It’s all about inspiring young people to become Inspiring Young People.

Job Title: Development Volunteer 

Location: Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire

Position in the organisation: Reports to, The Fundraising Manager and working with The Development Team and wider Action4YouthStaff Team.

Main Purpose and Scope of the Role: To support Development Team members in researching and approaching prospects, with the aim of securing funds, increasing use of Action4Youth services and engaging companies and organisations in our work.

To Apply: To apply for this role please send a CV and supporting statement to Jan Knight, HR and Admin Manager via email [email protected] The support statement should concentrate on addressing the skills and experience requirements of the position. It will remain open until we find the right person.

If you would like an informal chat regarding the role, please email Rosalind Lee, Fundraising Manager [email protected] or call 0300 003 2334.

For more volunteering opportunities: https://www.action4youth.org/volunteer-opportunities/

Action4Youth NCS Summer Programme - Job Opportunities

We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated Team and Assistant Team Leaders for our NCS Summer 2020 waves! If you are energetic and passionate about helping to encourage and develop young people, these roles are for you!

We are delivering eight three-week programmes across Buckinghamshire, dates delow:

  • Wave 1 (High Wycombe): Monday 15th June – Friday 3rd July 
  • Wave 2 (Aylesbury): Monday 22nd June – Friday 10th July
  • Wave 3 (Aylesbury): Monday 29th June – Friday 17th July 
  • Wave 4 (High Wycombe): Monday 6th July – Friday 24th July 
  • Wave 5 (Aylesbury): Monday 13th July – Friday 31st July
  • Wave 6 (Aylesbury): Monday 20th July – Friday 7th August 
  • Wave 7 (High Wycombe): Monday 27th July – Friday 14th August 
  • Wave 8 (Aylesbury): Monday 3rd August – Friday 21st August

Please note that salaries for each position are as follows: 

  • Team Leader – £1361 per three week wave (this figure includes holiday pay)
  • Assistant Team Leader – £1056 per three week wave (this figure includes holiday pay)

For further information and if you would like to apply to either role, please email your interest to [email protected] and complete the online from here: https://wearencs.com/work-with-us/on-programme. When prompted for a specific provider, please choose ‘Action4Youth’.

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