We’re recruiting for a Youth and Community Development Officers

Due to further expansion of our charity we are hiring for several Youth and Community Development Officers within our communities.

The Community Youth Project is an independent Charitable Incorporated Organisation that provides sustainable youth worker resources to local communities in Somerset.  We provide all our staff with excellent training opportunities and support them in further career development. We have many different communities which we work in and have a friendly team of youth workers who are passionate about young people and their development. 

We wish to appoint dynamic youth workers who will inspire and challenge young people, who will support young people in their transition to adulthood and who will support young people to reach their full potential. You will receive support and training and we will arrange for you to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Check.

This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone who is looking to further develop their career in working with children and young people.

More details about the vacancies are posted below:

Somerton, 3 Hours per week, Fixed Term

To lead the development and delivery of detached youth work provision in Somerton working closely with the Archies Xtra Youth Provision volunteers on a Thursday evening. To deliver high quality youth work, building positive relationships with young people aged 11-18years. Support the engagement of young people in a range of youth work opportunities. To do occasional outreach in local schools and manage the promotion of the session.

Martock Youth Centre, 10 hours per week, Short Term Fixed Contract

To lead the planning, delivery, monitoring and evaluation of Wednesday and Thursday evening youth work sessions. Supporting the engagement of young people in a range of youth work opportunities. Supporting and directing volunteer and youth support staff during session delivery. This post is available on a short fixed term basis to cover the medical leave of our permanent staff member. Assisting in the day to day running of the youth centre, attending community based meetings and providing verbal and written reports to the Project manager and Martock Services Committee

Casual/bank Youth and Community Development Officer, Youth Support Worker


Ideally you should have experience of working with young people age 11 years in a range of informal learning settings including youth clubs and detached settings.

For an informal discussion please contact Elaine Harris, Project manager, Tel : 07946304392   e-mail:  elaine@cyp.me.uk





Closing date: 20th July 2018