Youth Engagement Assistant - UK Year of Service Role

4 positions available


Join our team as a Youth Engagement Assistant, where you'll have the opportunity to empower young people and create positive change in your community!

This position provides comprehensive support, training, and enrichment to help you thrive in your role.

UK Year of Service Overview:

UK Year of Service is a unique employability programme for 18-24 year olds, offering 9-12 months paid work in a socially beneficial role. It includes an embedded skills training programme, wrap-around support within and beyond placement, and support for exit routes into further education or employment.


  • Assist in the planning and delivery of youth-focused programmes and activities aimed at personal development and community engagement.
  • Engage with young people in a supportive and inclusive manner, fostering positive relationships and providing guidance and mentorship.
  • Work closely with team members to create safe and welcoming spaces for youth participation and expression.
  • Support the organisation in outreach efforts to ensure diverse and inclusive participation from all members of the community.


  • No prior experience required; we offer training and ongoing support.
  • Genuine interest in working with young people and a commitment to their empowerment and well-being.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and build rapport with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to new challenges and opportunities in a dynamic environment.

Measures of success

Measures of Success:

Positive feedback from children and young people regarding engagement and support.
Proven ability to create inclusive and welcoming environments for all participants.
Active involvement in programme planning and delivery, contributing with fresh ideas and perspectives.


Gain valuable experience in youth development and community engagement.
Make a meaningful impact on the lives of young people and contribute to positive social change.
Access to training and professional development opportunities to enhance your skills and knowledge.

Inclusion Statement: 

We welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, including those from underrepresented communities. Diversity is integral to our mission, and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels valued and respected.

Reasonable Adjustments: 

We are dedicated to making reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process and placement to accommodate the needs of applicants and employees. Please contact our team at for any questions or to request application support.

Apply now

Ready to inspire and empower young people in your community? Join us as a Youth Engagement Assistant and be part of a team dedicated to creating positive change. Send us your CV.

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