Last year Switch provided over 20 young people with work experience meaning that over 1600 hours were accrued and used to support their development. We also had over 30 young people volunteer with us for a further 1000 hours. We have a number of ways you can get involved.
There are now currently 7 young people and 7 adult volunteers with the aim of recruiting more.
• Do your work experience here
• Become a member of Maidstone Youth Forum
Here are a few of the many reasons you could volunteer:
• Learn new skills
• Good for your C.V
• Work alongside experienced people in their field
• Make new friends
• Knowing you’re making a unique contribution to our work
Although the aim of a volunteer is to support the charity we also want to support you. Therefore it is important that we know what you are interested in so we can tailor the volunteering experience to suit you.
We have been able to provide work experience for young people who are interesting in:
• Business and Admin
• Health and Social Care
• Working with Young People.
Spaces are limited so don’t miss out, come join us and help us help others.
Maidstone Youth Forum
MYF is held at Switch every Wednesday from 4.15– 5.15pm. MYF have, in the past year been involved in fundraising, holding music concerts in the town centre, going on demonstrations in London, explored environmental issues, gained youth achievement awards, become music champions and formed their own band. It’s giving the youth a voice and chance to take lead on what you want to do.
If you are interested in meeting new people and helping MYF help each other, Switch and other members of the community then please come and say hello. You can contact them via email@example.com or find them on facebook.
If any of the above interest you then feel free to contact us via phone or email.