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  • Berkshire Youth reaches out to young people

    Berkshire Youth is reaching out to young people to take part in a short survey around youth services that affect them in their local area.

    11 February 2021

  • Kelly and Colin’s videos

    We are so proud of our youth workers, Kelly and Colin.

    11 February 2021

  • Paige’s Progress

    Well… it’s looking like this year is going to be a different one again, but the main thing is to keep positive!

    8 February 2021

  • Safer Internet Day 2021

    Tuesday 9 February is Safer Internet Day.

    8 February 2021

  • Jessica’s Blog – January 2021

    Jessica shares with us her hopes for the year ahead.

    28 January 2021

  • News from The Wayz

    The Wayz have continued their great work and commitment to the young people in the Bracknell area since our last email newsletter.

    28 January 2021

  • Training Update

    We are pleased to share some very impressive stats, with all of these programmes taking place since our new youth workers started in September!

    28 January 2021

  • Sue’s Right Royal Treat

    Sue, our lovely, hard-working Data and Information Officer, had a well-deserved treat just before Christmas when she represented Berkshire Youth at a royal event at Windsor Castle.

    28 January 2021

  • See, Hear, Respond

    See Hear Respond is a partnership to help children, young people and families cope with the Covid-19 crisis.

    28 January 2021

  • Winners Again!

    We were delighted to be awarded the ‘Best Youth Charity Organisation 2020’ award in the SME News Southern Enterprise Awards.

    28 January 2021

New Scheme Will Give Young People’s Careers a Kickstart!

11 February 2021

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 26 MARCH!

We are excited to announce that we are now recruiting for our new Kickstart work placements.

We know young people are struggling to find employment at the moment, especially as certain sectors such as hospitality and retail have been particularly hit by the Coronavirus crisis. Our Kickstart Scheme is an exciting opportunity for people claiming Universal Credit and at risk of long-term unemployment. You will gain valuable paid work experience for six months and employability skills to help you after your journey with us ends.

We have three exciting positions available:

  • Training and Youth Work Assistant – 25 hours a week
    This role will support the delivery of a number of youth and training programmes including leadership and personal development programmes to young people
  • Youth Work Assistant at The Wayz, Bracknell – 25 hours a week
    This role will work closely with the Area Youth and Community Work Manager to support the delivery of a number of youth programmes including holiday provisions, evening youth clubs and community and school based support
  • Youth Work Assistant – Schools and Detached Team – 25 hours a week
    This role will work alongside a team of youth workers offering 1-1 mentoring and group work sessions to young people within schools, as well as assisting the team with detached work throughout Berkshire

Criteria to Apply

  • Aged 16 to 24
  • Unemployed and in receipt of Universal Credit
  • Referred by your Jobcentre Work Coach
  • Be available to work for 25 hours per week
  • Be able to commit to the role for 6 months

For more information, please talk to your Jobcentre Work Coach or email us.

Find out more about the Kickstart scheme by clicking on the links below:

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