Youth Ambassadors - YMCA DownsLink Group

Youth Ambassadors

Closing date: 31st December 2023

About the Position

We’re looking for enthusiastic volunteers to join our E-Wellbeing team! As a Youth Ambassador, you will champion the mental health and wellbeing of young people within the Sussex area and provide a youth voice to the team ensuring the service remains relevant and useful.

With our Youth Ambassador Programme, you can gain work-related experience in lots of different areas, such as:

– Attending meetings with other Youth Ambassadors
– Creating content for our social media and websites
– Participating in focus groups to improve local and national services
– Developing public speaking skills and building self-confidence
– Co-hosting the e-wellbeing Youth Podcast
– Helping to run events and educational workshops
Co-producing content for the e-wellbeing website and therapy platform
– and lots more!

e-wellbeing prides itself on being an inclusive and diverse team, bridging societal differences to maximise the impact and versatility of our resources to the young people we create them for. We welcome the perspectives of young people from a wide variety of backgrounds and ensure our work embodies the YMCA ethos by being inclusive, impactful and an effective use of resources.

We ask for a commitment of XXXX

To apply please fill out an online application form here

To find out more about our e-wellbeing service or for an informal chat please contact: [email protected]

YMCA DownsLink Group welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We value diversity and promote inclusion, which we demonstrate through our activities, as well as in our policies and working practices. Reinforced by our culture and values, we seek to create an inspiring and inclusive place to work.

YMCA DownsLink Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Successful applicants are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).


Further Information

An inclusive workplace – We appreciate the rich diversity of our staff and seek to create a culture where everyone develops and fulfils their potential. We recognise the immense value of different perspectives brought by those with varied backgrounds, characteristics and life experiences. As such, YMCA DLG is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We particularly welcome applications from under-represented sections of the community.

Accessibility – If you require assistance or have questions regarding the application process, please contact us. If you are local to our Head Office in Hove, we can provide you with a paper copy of the job advert and application form. If you are not local, we can post these to your preferred address. If you require these documents in another format, please let us know.

For more information on our efforts to build an inclusive workplace, and how we can support you with your application, please see the application pack.

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 (including the Children’s barred list and the Adults’ barred list) via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Should you require any assistance with our application process, or have any questions regarding volunteering opportunities, please email us at [email protected]


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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