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★Working and Volunteering at Brighton Youth Centre ★

Brighton Youth Centre is often looking to add to our small team of Volunteer Youth Workers and Skate workers to cover our programme offer. Any current opportunities will be listed below.

BYC needs volunteers for B.Fest 2017!

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Many exciting roles needed to help make B.fest 2017 – May 27th-3rd June great!

Support Brighton only Youth Run Creative Festival, all support needed, come and make work with young people and make B.fest 2017 the best B.fest yet.

B.fest is an annual youth arts festival and includes a wide range of events and activities across the festival week, Visual Arts, Music, Fashion, Gaming, Film, Creative Writing and Spoken word and much more.
Many roles are needed to make B.fest happen. To be part of this, we would be looking for people to ideally be on Wednesday evenings (6.30-9.30pm) in May for the planning sessions for the events, and of course, to be available on the week of the festival itself: 27th May – 3rd June and two days prior and post festival for set up and take down.

BYC is looking to add to our team of innovative volunteers!

Induction Date: 11th May 6pm – 7.30pm


B.fest Roles

Live Events Stewarding

Events Receptioning

Event Runners

Art Exhibition set up

Running Kitchen

Sound Technicians

Music Event Support

Creative Workshop running support

Publicity Distribution



Brighton Youth Centre is a hub of activity aimed at all young people in the 8 – 19 age group offering activities including skateboarding, visual arts, performance arts, youth club, 5 a side football, basketball, music: production/gigs/jams, cookery, archery, table tennis and dance sessions.


The centre has a mix of paid and volunteer staff and accommodates many other projects who work with a wide range of young people including young people with individual needs.


Brighton Youth Centre is home to Brighton’s only indoor Skatepark. Our programme includes open skate sessions, tuition based courses and events.

Application form and job specification are available here: 

volunteer application form

volunteer job description

Please send back your application form via email at:

or via post to: Brighton Youth Centre, 64 Edward Street, Brighton BN2 0JR






Brighton Youth Centre is looking for a Qualified Youth Worker for a new full time Lead Youth Worker post.

At Brighton’s busiest Youth Centre we have a dedicated team of trustees, workers and volunteers and a large membership of engaged Young People, we also work in partnership with a large range of sports, arts and youth organisations .We run a range of projects including Brighton’s only indoor Skate Park, B.fest: an annual Youth arts festival, gigs, workshops and open and targeted youth club sessions.

The role will help plan, manage and deliver the Youth Work programme and will include programme and project planning, faced to face work, supervision of staff, evaluation and reporting. The post will include significant evening work and some weekends.

This post will be initially offered as a one year contract to create capacity for the CEO to work on development plans. We hope to be in a position to extend this contract subject to future funding.

The post will be Full Time. Salary: £26,000. Leave: 28 days including bank holidays (pro rata).

Please email for application form and details.

Closing date for applications:  19/06/17

Interviews:  week beginning 26th June

Brighton Youth Centre, 64 Edward Street, Brighton BN2 0JR

01273 681368

BYC Application FormPerson Specification / Job Description



BYC is looking to fill two positions in our skatepark team.

We’re looking for somebody to join us to work at the park throughout some afternoons and weekends. This will involve both staffing the skatepark during opening hours, and teaching weekly skateboarding lessons. The hours we are looking to fill are currently 2-3 evenings a week, starting from around 4pm, as well as least one Sunday per month. As this is a bank staff position hours will be flexible and subject to change.

We are also looking for a female worker to staff our weekly female skate session on Thursday nights, and to act as a cover worker for other sessions in the park when needed.* The right applicant may be able to fill both positions!

You will need to have a strong ability in, and knowledge of, skateboarding. You will also need to be confident in working with and teaching people of all ages, especially children and teenagers. Previous experience in any relatable field is desirable.

The successful applicant(s) will be inducted and receive training for all roles and responsibilities.

The pay rate for both positions is £7.83 p/h. There will also be scope to move into a leader in charge role following sufficient training and experience.

Take a read through the job description for further details on the position. To apply for the role, please complete the job application form, referring to our staff specification for guidance. Email your completed application to

Deadline for applications are Wednesday June 26th.

Successful applicants will be invited to an interview stage, currently scheduled to be 5pm on Thursday July 6th.

Job Description

Staff Specification

Application Form

*This role is an exception to the Equality Act 2010 under section 159. We are looking to employ a female worker to support and encourage the growth of the female skate scene, as females are currently under represented

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