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Action4Youth Vacancies

Programmes Co-ordinator

We are looking for an enthusiastic Programmes Co-ordinator to join our team. The main purpose of this role is to provide high quality planning and delivery of Action4Youth programmes: this includes NCS (National Citizen Service) predominantly but also the Breakout programme. It can also include work across other programme areas when cover is required.

Salary: £22,568- £28,060

Term: Fixed term maternity cover from April 2024 until the end of December 2024

Reports to: Programmes Manager          

Working With: Other members of the programmes team, schools, key partners, organisations, young people and parent/guardians.

Read the full job description.

To apply: Please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter explaining why you are applying for this position to [email protected].

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

Closing Date for Applications: Monday 12th March.

We will be actively interviewing for this role and may close applications early if we appoint before this time.

NCS Seasonal Vacancies Summer 2024

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.

Action4Youth has delivered the government’s flagship National Citizen Service (NCS) programme since 2011. NCS provides young people with the opportunity to challenge themselves, overcome some of their fears and develop their teamwork, leadership and communication skills.

Action4Youth delivers NCS across Buckinghamshire, Milton Keynes and Slough.

We are currently looking to recruit seasonal NCS Team Leaders and Assistant Team Leaders.

Please note that you will not be required to work weekends.

The pay for a week residential (Mon-Fri) programme – Live It! Boss It! or Change It! theme – is as follows:

Team Leader – £525-575 including holiday pay, depending on age. See full job description here.

Assistant Leader – £450-575 including holiday pay, depending on age. See full job description here.

Application Form.

To apply for a role, please complete the application form provided and return it to [email protected]

If you would like an informal chat regarding the role please call 0300 003 2334 and ask to speak to a member of the NCS team or email [email protected]

Weekend Youth Worker

If you want to change lives, we want to hear from you!

We have a new opportunity to join us as a Youth Worker.

The Youth Worker will assist The Junction core team to run activities for young people aged 12 – 18 years (up to 25 years with SEND). The Junction is open 7 days per week.

Hours: 10 hours (2 days) – 15 hours (3 days) per week.
Salary: £12 – £15 per hour (dependent on experience).
Closing date for applications: Monday 29th January 2024.

Please note this position is based at The Junction in High Wycombe.

Read the full job description here.

Please apply by submitting a CV and covering letter to [email protected].

For an informal chat regarding this role please contact [email protected] or  [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. 

Instructor – Shared (Part-time)

An exciting opportunity has come up for someone who is fun and friendly to join the outdoor learning team at The Caldecotte Xperience in Milton Keynes.

Hours: Thursdays and Fridays from 1st March – 1st November 2024
Salary range: £22, 577 (pro-rata)
Place of work: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire.

Read the full job description here.

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

If you would like an informal chat regarding the role please call 0300 003 2334.

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 is partnering with Nurole the leading board-level search specialist, to find Trustees.

We’re thrilled to announce our partnership with Nurole, the renowned board-level search specialist, in our search for dedicated Trustees.

If you’re passionate about making a difference in the lives of young people, here’s your chance to be part of our dynamic team. As a Trustee, you’ll play a crucial role in guiding our mission and shaping the future.

Interested in joining us? Want to be a part of something incredible? We’re excited to welcome individuals who share our commitment to youth empowerment and positive change. You can find out more and register your initial interest. For any questions or problems, please contact [email protected] 

#YouthEmpowerment #Action4Youth

Youth Worker

If you want to change lives, we want to hear from you!

We have a new opportunity to join us as a Youth Worker.

The Youth Worker will assist The Junction core team to run activities for young people aged 12 – 18 years (up to 25 years with SEND). The Junction is open 7 days per week.

Hours: 3.45pm – 8.45pm each day.
Salary: £10 – £12 per hour.

Please note this position is based at The Junction in High Wycombe.

Read the full job description here.

Please apply by submitting a CV and covering letter to [email protected].

For an informal chat regarding this role please contact [email protected] or  [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. 

Seasonal Outdoor Instructors

Want to get into outdoor education? Aged 17 or over?

Our inclusive outdoor education centre has largest range of land and water activities in the region and pride ourselves on our ability to deliver bespoke programmes with a focus on inclusion.

You’ll be a valued member of our team, helping with the daily running of a business activity centre. You will be teaching a range of exhilarating activities including zorbing, archery and orienteering to a diverse audience of schools and groups. You’ll be responsible for delivering these activity sessions safely whilst ensuring the activities are fun and educational.

Applicants must be aged 17 or over. No previous experience is necessary as full training will be given.

Salary: £11 per hour

Please apply by submitting a CV and covering letter to [email protected].

For an informal chat contact [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.

Volunteer Photographer

Calling all budding photographers. Passionate about working with us and want to make a difference to young people’s lives? Ready to capture the magical moments we get to experience with our young people?

We are on the look out for special volunteer photographers (or those who are great with a camera or working towards becoming full-fledged!) This opportunity would suit a local person to Aylesbury, High Wycombe, Milton Keynes or surrounding areas. Must be willing to travel to our Caldecotte Outdoor Centre in Milton Keynes or The Junction youth club in High Wycombe.

As part of our volunteer team you need to be willing to be called upon to support at an event or an activity day. This could be weekdays, evening and/or weekends so lots of hour options to suit you.

DBS checks will need to be completed.

To learn more or volunteer contact [email protected] with why you’d like to become part of our team. 

Grow Your Ambition Programme Leader

If you want to change lives, we want to hear from you!

This is an opportunity for someone with a can-do attitude and a strong desire to make things happen. NCS is a government-funded initiative that brings together schools, community organisations, businesses and individuals to build a stronger and more cohesive society.

This role will work independently to deliver the Grow Your Ambition programme for young people aged 16/17 years across Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes. The programme will be delivered in partnership with local schools, during term time, and includes three experiences; Grow Your Life Skills, Grow Your Employability and Grow Your Community.

You will join a supportive, driven, committed team whose desire to achieve is matched by an intention to enjoy work on a day-to-day basis. You will be based in Aylesbury. You should expect to enjoy being part of a collaborative, loud and energetic organisation.

This programme is part of a consortium bid via the NCS Community Grant scheme and will run from September 2023 until the end of March 2025.
Salary: £33,000-£38,000

Read the full job description here – Job description – Grow Your Ambition Programme Leader

Please apply by submitting a CV and covering letter to [email protected].

For an informal chat contact [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.

Programmes Team Opportunities

If you want to change lives, we want to hear from you!

We have two roles available within our Programmes team. Both roles are maternity cover, with possible extension.

Programmes Manager (Maternity cover with possible extension)

The primary function of this role is to support the Programmes Director with design, planning and delivery of current and future A4Y programmes and initiatives.

Hours: 37 per week, inc. some weekend and evening work
Salary: £36,000 – £41,000 dependant upon experience

Read the full job description here – Job-description-Programmes-Manager-2023.pdf

Programmes Co-Ordinator (Maternity cover with possible extension)

This role covers planning and delivery of A4Y programmes with a focus on NCS (National Citizen Service) and Breakout.

Hours: 37 per week, inc. some weekend, evening and residential work
Salary: £22,000 – £28,000 dependant upon experience

Read the full job description here – Job description – Programmes Co-ordinator 2023

Please apply by submitting a CV and covering letter to [email protected].

For an informal chat regarding either role please contact [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.

NCS Team Leader – Skills Booster

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.

Action4Youth has delivered the government’s flagship National Citizen Service (NCS) programme since 2011. NCS provides young people with the opportunity to challenge themselves, overcome some of their fears and develop their teamwork, leadership and communication skills.

Action4Youth delivers NCS across Buckinghamshire, Milton Keynes and Slough.

Location

  • Stowe School, Stowe, Buckingham, MK18 5EH

Main Purpose and Scope of the Role

NCS Skills Booster Team Leaders will lead and deliver sessions to young people aged 16/17 years from Stowe School on Monday 27th– Thursday 30th June from 8am- 4pm. The Team Leader will need to attend Action4Youth training to deliver sessions on the following topics; Skills for Independent Living, Careers and Progression Guidance, Employability, Volunteering and Social Action.

Hours are 8am- 4pm Monday- Thursday, so a total of 35 hours including a three-hour training session.

The salary for the role is £346 total, including holiday pay.

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

Junior Youth Worker Vacancy

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 Zero Hours Junior Youth Worker and details are as follows:

Junior Youth Worker

Hours: Zero Hours Contract

Contract

Pay: £10 per hour

Location: The Junction, High Wycombe

To Apply

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

If you would like an informal chat regarding the role please email Paul Dyne [email protected] or call 0300 003 2334

Start Date: As soon as possible

Interviews: By arrangement.

Action4Youth is partnering with Nurole the leading board-level search specialist, to find Trustees.

We’re thrilled to announce our partnership with Nurole, the renowned board-level search specialist, in our search for dedicated Trustees.

If you’re passionate about making a difference in the lives of young people, here’s your chance to be part of our dynamic team. As a Trustee, you’ll play a crucial role in guiding our mission and shaping the future.

Interested in joining us? Want to be a part of something incredible? We’re excited to welcome individuals who share our commitment to youth empowerment and positive change. You can find out more and register your initial interest. For any questions or problems, please contact [email protected] 

#YouthEmpowerment #Action4Youth

Caldecotte Xperience – Chef

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:

Chef

Hours: Part Time – averaging 20 hours per week

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £17,500 per annum

Interview Day: To be confirmed

We have vacancies for two permanent part time Chefs, each working 1060 hours per year which averages out as 20 hours per week. 

The successful candidates will work increased hours during our busy summer period (particularly in July and August) and will then be able to take time off in lieu during the quieter winter months.

To apply for this role please 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 the role, please contact Rich Wyatt [email protected]

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.

Office Manager

The Office Manager will take responsibility for the management of Admin, HR and IT systems and processes, ensuring that they vision, mission and values of Action4Youth are put into practice.

Location

Aylesbury

Salary

£30,867 – £36,166 dependent on experience

Reports To 

Finance and Operation Director

To Apply

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

If you would like an informal chat regarding the role please email Gina Tucker [email protected] or call 0300 003 2334

Interview Dates: To be confirmed

Action4Youth

5 Smeaton Close

Aylesbury

Buckinghamshire

HP19 8UN

Telephone: 0300 003 2334

www.action4youth.org

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 Vacancy

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 and details are as follows:

Youth Mentor

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract: One year fixed term

Salary: £23,556 to £28,233

Location: Aylesbury

To Apply

To apply for the role please 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 the role please email Emily Davis [email protected] or call 0300 003 2334

Start Date: As soon as possible

Interviews: By arrangement

Action4Youth

5 Smeaton Close

Aylesbury

Buckinghamshire

HP19 8UN

Telephone: 0300 003 2334

www.action4youth.org

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.

Marketing Vacancies

Action4Youth changes lives and creates better chances for young people by creating opportunities to discover their personal strengths and potential.

We work with young people from all backgrounds and all abilities to make a real difference to their futures.

We are a respected and dynamic charity based in Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes but reaching young people across the wider south east region.

We currently have the following vacancies:

Marketing Executive

Hours: 21 hours a week to be worked over three days

Contract: Permanent

Salary:  £23,556 – £28,233 per annum pro rata

Marketing Intern

Hours: Full time

Contract: One year contract

Salary:  National/living wage

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

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

Administrator

Become part of a dynamic charity, with a great mix of people committed to making a real difference for young people through a range of fun and challenging programmes and initiatives.

We are currently recruiting an Administrator who will be responsible for the smooth and efficient running of the Trustee Board and Committee meetings. They will also provide administrative support to the CEO and assist with Action4Youth events.  Details are as follows:

Administrator

Hours: 7 hours per week to be worked flexibly as required

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £5,675 (FTE £30,000)

To Apply

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

If you would like an informal chat regarding the role please email Jan Knight [email protected] or call 0300 003 2334

Action4Youth

5 Smeaton Close

Aylesbury

Buckinghamshire

HP19 8UN

Telephone: 0300 003 2334

www.action4youth.org

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 – 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: To be confirmed 

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/1000024402

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.

Expressions of Interest invited for Catering Contract in Milton Keynes

Action4Youth is a dynamic charity, with a great mix of people committed to making a real difference for young people through a range of fun and challenging programmes and initiatives.

Our outdoor education centre, Caldecotte Xperience in Milton Keynes, creates opportunities for young people to have amazing, challenging, fun and sometimes transformational experiences. They learn what they can do rather than what they can’t, building their confidence and self-belief.

Caldecotte Xperience is looking for a catering partner to provide breakfast, lunch and dinner for its attendees for the initial period of 1 March 2022 to 31 October 2022 (with an option to extend thereafter). Catering requirements vary from the quieter period in early Spring to our busy season in the Summer, with maximum attendees on site of up to 200 per day.

Full and detailed information will be provided in the tender pack for organisations registering an Expression of Interest by 21st December 2021.

To register your Expression of Interest, or to request additional information, please contact: [email protected] 0300 003 2334

Seasonal HAF (Holiday Activities and Food programme) Activities Worker Vacancies

We are currently recruiting HAF (Holiday Activities and Food programme) Activities Workers for Aylesbury, Buckingham and High Wycombe. 

The HAF Activities Worker will assist the Action4Youth core staff team to run activities for young people aged 11 – 16 years.  There will be a mixture of young people from different backgrounds, some of whom may have disabilities or additional needs. The Activities Worker will help register and supervise the young people and assist with the safe running of sessions. These activities are free for families with children in receipt of free school meals and include a hot meal for all young people each day.

Details are as follows:

Aylesbury (x3 vacancies)

Dates/Times: Monday 20 – Thursday 23 December 2021, 9.30am – 2.30pm

Location: Southcourt Community Centre, Prebendal Avenue, Aylesbury HP21 8LF

Salary: £345 (which includes holiday pay)

Buckingham (x2 vacancies)

Dates/Times: Monday 20 – Thursday 23 December 2021, 9.30am – 2.30pm

Location: Buckingham Youth Centre, London Road, Buckingham MK18 1AS Salary: £345 (which includes holiday pay)

High Wycombe (x2 vacancies)

Dates/Times: Saturday 18 – Thursday 23 December 2021, 4.00pm – 9.00pm

Location: The Junction Youth Centre, High Wycombe Library, 2nd Floor, 5 Eden Place, High Wycombe HP11 2DH

Salary: £516 (which includes holiday pay)

To Apply

To apply for any of these roles please complete an application form and email it to [email protected]

Interviews: By arrangement

Action4Youth

5 Smeaton Close

Aylesbury

Buckinghamshire

HP19 8UN

Telephone: 0300 003 2334

www.action4youth.org

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

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.

Volunteer Youth Worker and Office Volunteer Opportunities

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 volunteers for the following roles:

Volunteer Youth Worker

Hours: evenings and weekends

Location: The Junction, High Wycombe

Office Volunteer

Hours: 10 – 15 hours per week

Location: Aylesbury

To Apply

To apply for either of the roles please complete the volunteer application form and return it to [email protected]

If you would like an informal chat regarding the Volunteer Youth Worker role please email Steven Mann [email protected] or call 07767 462148.

If you would like an informal chat regarding the Office Volunteer role please email Jan Knight as above, or call 0300 003 2334

Start Date: As soon as possible

Interviews: By arrangement

Action4Youth

5 Smeaton Close

Aylesbury

Buckinghamshire

HP19 8UN

Telephone: 0300 003 2334

www.action4youth.org

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 and details are as follows:

Youth Mentor

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract: One year fixed term

Salary: £23,556 to £28,233

Location: Aylesbury

To Apply

To apply for the role please 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 the role please email Emily Davis [email protected] or call 0300 003 2334

Start Date: As soon as possible

Interviews: By arrangement

Action4Youth , 5 Smeaton Close , Aylesbury , Buckinghamshire HP19 8UN

Telephone: 0300 003 2334

www.action4youth.org

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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