If you’re interested in working with young people in the community and in schools have a look at the City Year programme. Over a 7 month period graduates work as ‘corps members’ in the following ways:
- working in schools as tutors, mentors and role models;
- leading in-school and after-school programmes and community projects; and
- receiving training and support linked to both their service in schools and leadership after City Year.
It’s a great opportunity for anyone interested in an education, youth and community or social care career. Although it’s a volunteering scheme you won’t be out of pocket and will receive a £100 per week allowance, a Citizen Service Award of up to £1000 and a free travel card.
If you’re interested in applying for the scheme have a look at their website and apply using the online application form.