Fixed Term

37 Hours per week

£26, 285 per annum


YMCA Right Here, an award-winning, youth-led, young people’s health and well-being project, run by YMCA DownsLink Group, is looking to recruit an experienced, creative and dynamic individual.

The Engagement and Participation Coordinator will work closely with the Right Here Project Manager and Team to plan, develop and deliver a range of activities to ensure young people aged 12-25 years initiate, influence and inform policy, projects and practices on young people’s health and well-being in Brighton and Hove but also across YMCA DLG as required.

Experience of working with young people is essential, preferably youth work and/or youth participation. The ability to engage with young people using a variety of relevant, interactive and creative methods is sought, together with an understanding of the health and well-being needs of young people today.

Experience of networking and working with schools and other agencies and services across the public and voluntary sector is desirable.

This post is currently funded until March 2020, with the expectation of extension.

Start date as soon as possible.



YMCA DLG requires all staff and volunteers to be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and to respond proactively to safeguarding concerns.


Successful applicants are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)



Deadline for applications is Tuesday 23rd April 2019, 9am


Interviews on Thursday 2nd May 2019.


Having read the Job Description, if you have any questions please contact Shaila Sheikh, YMCA Right Here Project Manager on – 07912479967.


How To Apply…


Please note that we do not accept CVs.

You can download an application pack and an application form below. Please return your form to us by email at or by hand or post to:

Human Resources 
Reed House, 
47 Church Road,
Hove, BN3 2BE


Download an application pack here

Download an application form here