Staff Volunteering Initiatives

Staff Volunteering Initiatives

We know that giving something back is great for wellbeing. Volunteering is a hugely rewarding way for your colleagues to rally together and get involved in improving the lives of young people in Warrington. We offer innovative and skills-based volunteering opportunities.

Why volunteer with Warrington Youth Zone

Everything we do is about improving the lives of Young People in Warrington. You can help make a real difference to the lives of families and Young People in your local area.

All our voluntary roles are supported: We’ll give you an induction and relevant training, and you’ll always have space to raise issues. You don’t need specific skills for many of our roles. All we ask for is enthusiasm and a willingness to get involved. We’ll support your professional development with references and news about internal vacancies.

Volunteering Opportunities

Ready to get involved? Search the selection of volunteer roles that are currently available.

For the full list of our Volunteer roles, Download our Volunteer Opportunities Pack

Inclusion Volunteer

Our Volunteer Inclusion Youth Workers help us deliver specialist sessions that provide young people with additional needs/disabilities the opportunity to engage with their peers in a range of dynamic and engaging activities. These sessions provide a supportive and safe environment in which young people with additional support needs can build their confidence and their families or guardians can connect. The sessions promote their independence and explore/develop their skills, interests, and aspirations.

Suggested Time Commitment:- 4 hours per week

Events Volunteer 

Our Events Volunteers help us to run ad hoc events throughout the year that promote the Youth Zone, get people talking about us and generate support.

Suggested Time Commitment:- 4 hours per week

STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) Volunteer

Our Volunteer STEAM Youth Workers help us to deliver our ‘makers space’ sessions that bring young people together to celebrate STEAM. They support young people’s creative skills and encourage them to explore new ideas through the use of different materials and equipment to build their confidence, social skills and overall wellbeing.

Suggested Time Commitment:- 4 hours per week

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Why Support Us?

We work with a range of organisations in partnerships that inspire colleagues, create happier workplaces, and promote the impact of the partnerships that allow us to continue to be there.

About WYZ

Warrington Youth Zone believes in ‘Inspiring young people to achieve’. We exist to support young people’s development, offering opportunities to gain, increase and develop skills, knowledge, self awareness and confidence, and enabling them to make positive and healthy life choices through our wide range of programmes aimed at different age groups.