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  • Berkshire Community Foundation Case Study

    We are delighted to have worked with Berkshire Community Foundation on a new case study showing how we have worked together and the positive impact this has made on the lives on local young people.

    29 April 2021

  • News from The Wayz

    We caught up with Gareth who told us what’s been happening at The Wayz this month.

    29 April 2021

  • Training Update

    The training team are really excited to have recently started two new Leadership Programmes, funded by Greenham Trust.

    29 April 2021

  • Day in the Life of our Youth Worker, Katie

    We asked our fantastic youth worker, Katie, what she does on a typical day.

    29 April 2021

  • Youth Survey

    We are very excited to announce that the results of our youth survey will be shared across Berkshire shortly.

    29 April 2021

  • Meet the Trustees – Armelle Boisset

    This time we meet Armelle Boisset, who has been a Trustee of Berkshire Youth for four years.

    29 April 2021

  • Please Donate!

    From midnight this Sunday friends Sam, Amy and Ben are taking part in the 4/4/24 Challenge to raise vital funds for Berkshire Youth.

    29 April 2021

  • Exciting Vacancies

    Are you looking for an exciting new role? Apply to join our incredible team!

    29 April 2021

  • Supporter Focus – Cream Design

    Berkshire Youth are extremely grateful to all of the local companies who support us.

    29 April 2021

  • CEO’s Thoughts (April Newsletter)

    Welcome to April’s newsletter.

    29 April 2021

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

11 February 2021

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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