Our volunteers - YMCA DownsLink Group

Our volunteers


Our volunteers are an integral part of our team at YMCA DownsLink Group. Providing support to a variety of projects across Sussex and Surrey, they help to make a difference to the lives of the children, young people and families that we work with.

Volunteering for YMCA DLG is a great way to gain experience, learn new skills and make some new friends. Volunteers play an integral role in delivering our projects across Sussex and Surrey in a variety of ways:

  • Administration
  • Advice
  • Chaplaincy
  • Counselling
  • Housing
  • Life Skills Training
  • Mentoring
  • Promotion/Marketing
  • Youth Work

We currently have the following positions available:

Volunteer Counsellors Closing Date: 31st December 2023
Volunteer Chaplains Closing Date: 31st December 2023
Youth Ambassadors Closing Date: 31st December 2023

We also have specific opportunities for young people aged 16-25. Click here to find out more.

To find out more about our current volunteer vacancies or to request a large-print or Dyslexia-friendly form, contact us at [email protected]

“I am learning so much by volunteering at YAC! I am grateful for the training opportunities and well-supported environment which allows me to confidently give advice to young people.”

Volunteer, Youth Advice Centre

“Volunteering with Positive Placements has helped me to learn some new skills and to build my confidence.”

Mentor, Positive Placements

“It’s absolutely great having a mentor. You know you’ve got someone next to you, supporting you and it’s not just you by yourself. It’s nice to have someone who wants to help me because I don’t have much support.”

Mentee, Positive Placements

Opportunities for young people

Learn about specific opportunities available for young people aged 16-25.

What we do

Find out more about our work across Sussex and Surrey at YMCA DownsLink Group.

Get involved

There are lots of ways you can support our work and make a difference to the lives of the young people we work with.


YMCA enables people to develop their full potential in mind, body and spirit. Inspired by and faithful to our Christian values, we create supportive, inclusive and energising communities, where young people can truly belong, contribute and thrive.

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