Volunteer

Whether it’s yoga or social media, an hour a week or a few days a month, we’re looking for volunteers to support us however you can. 

We have lots of roles on offer with flexible arrangements, plenty of support and the opportunity to develop your skills.

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Inductions & Supervisions

Our Volunteer Coordinator will introduce you to our team and the project. They’ll also go over health and safety requirements. All volunteers will have supervisions which will focus on how the role is going, what support you need and update you on what’s going happening at CYP.

DBS Checks

At CYP we work with children and young people in a wide variety of ways. If your role involves working with these people you will be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check which we will cover the cost of.

Expenses
We will reimburse volunteers for any reasonable out-of- pocket expenses. Tickets and receipts will need to be provided in order to reclaim this money.
Flexible location

Many of our roles are very flexible so offer the possibility to volunteer from the comfort of your own home or join us at our office.

Ongoing Roles

You can find out more about each role in the role descriptions and if you’d like to apply just fill out our quick and easy online form.

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Become a trustee

Our trustee board together with our project director and company secretary form our management committee. They meet once every quarter and provide ongoing governance support to CYP. 

Our aim is to ensure that our trustees bring a diverse range of skills and experience to the project. 

You can find essential information on what being a trustee involves below and also meet our current board. 

Trustee information Meet our current board

Vacancy | Safeguarding & Child Protection 

We are currently looking to recruit a new trustee with specific and current knowledge of best practice in safeguarding & child protection. 

We particularly encourage applications from those with experience in education and youth work. 

Download PDF role description

Don’t take our word for it – here’s what our volunteers have to say

I volunteer at CYP because…

young people deserve a chance

it’s a great project!

I want to make a difference

I want to give back to the community

it is lots of fun! 

it is a team of wonderful people

Corporate Volunteering 

We especially value the support of businesses so whether you work for a marketing agency or an insurance firm, we can work together to discuss a flexible arrangement to make the most of your specialist skills. 

Get in touch

Got any questions?

If you would like to find out more information about volunteering with CYP just get in touch and our Volunteer Manager Lucy will be more than happy to help. 

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Making volunteering easy 

You can sign up for sessions and log your hours using our new volunteer database kindly powered by Track It Forward.