Make a difference….

As a brand new charity in Chorley, Inspire Youth Zone offers a chance to make a real difference in the lives of thousands of young people. If you have the energy, drive and enthusiasm to be part of this exciting work coupled with the skills that our roles require, please apply TODAY.

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How to reach Inspire Youth Zone

By train: The Youth Zone on Queen Street is approximately one minutes’ walk from Chorley railway station. Head south on Railway St towards Albert St. The Youth Zone will be on your right. VIEW DIRECTIONS By bus: The Youth Zone is approximately three minutes’ walk from Chorley bus station. On exiting the bus station, head south on Clifford St towards Chapel St. Turn left onto Chapel St, then right onto Railway St. The Youth Zone will be on your right. VIEW DIRECTIONS By car: The Youth Zone’s postcode is PR7 1BS

Job Title:

Major Donor Development Manager

Salary:  Negotiable.
Hours: Part-time/Flexible
The Role: 

Inspire Youth Zone are seeking a Major Donor Development Manager to join a growing fundraising team and a dynamic and independent local Charity.

Inspire first opened its doors in May 2018 and already has a membership of almost 5,000 local young people!  Open whenever schools are closed, Inspire has quickly become a huge asset to the town and its younger generations. Providing 8-19 year olds (up to 25 with additional needs) with somewhere safe and inspiring to go in their leisure time.

As a charity, we benefit from the growing patronage of the local business community and are very fortunate to have the passionate support of the local community. As we are nearing the end of our first operational year we are looking to expand our fundraising team as we look towards creating a sustainable funding model for the future.

As an experienced and results driven fundraiser you will  have experience of developing relationships with and securing funding from Major Donors, and creating strategic donor development plans to maximise retention and increase levels of support. You will be:

  • Strategic and creative
  • Results-driven, determined and resilient
  • Tenacious and confident
  • Ability to build positive personal and organisational relationships

If you would like to be part of an energetic and slightly bonkers team of people who are passionate about supporting young people to reach their full potential – we would like to hear from you!

More about the role:

Download the full role profile here.

Application process: If you are interested please send your CV along with current salary details and hours you are available for work to:  Janine.blythe@inspireyouthzone.org
Closing Date:  TBD
Interview Date:  TBD

Job Title:

Climbing Instructor

Salary:  £10 per hour.
Hours: Evenings & Weekends (TBC)
The Role: 

Sports and outdoor pursuits, alongside the Arts and Youth Work is at the heart of Inspire’s offer to young people. The sports/outdoor offer at Inspire, is wide ranging and as a member of the Sports team you will be key in ensuring young people have access to an exciting and engaging programme of adventurous activities and outdoor education that will be challenging, stimulating, fun, engaging and developmental. You will ensure the climbing wall is well used and maintained to a high standard by offering young people safe, exciting and challenging routes to climb in a friendly and welcoming environment. You will provide supervision and advice to young people and to supporting members of staff.

More about the role:

Download the full role profile here.

Application process: If you are interested please send your CV to danny.coyle@inspireyouthzone.org
Closing Date:  Friday 25th January 2019
Interview Date:  TBD

Job Title:

Arts and Crafts Youth Worker

Salary:  £7.50-8.50 per hour depending on experience/skills.
Hours: Wednesday 4-9pm & Saturday 4-9pm (working with young people aged 12-19 or 25 with additional needs)
The Role:  We are looking for someone who is passionate about Art and about sharing their art skills with young people. Experience leading art based workshops is essential – sense of humour and huge personality are paramount!

As a member of Arts Team, you will be key in ensuring young people have access to an exciting and creative arts programme that will be challenging, stimulating, fun, engaging and developmental.  You will be involved in teaching the fundamentals of a single or range of arts activities in line with your own specialism, enabling young people to explore their creativity and grow their skills.

More about the role:

Download the full role profile here.

Application process: If you are interested please send your CV and completed application form to diane.winnard@inspireyouthzone.org
Closing Date:  Monday 28th January 2019
Interview Date:  Friday 8th February 2019

Job Title:

Cook/Catering Assistant

Salary:  Up to £8.50 per hour depending on experience/skills.
Hours: 20 hours per week, predominantly evenings and weekends
The Role:  Inspire Youth Zone, is open to young people 7 days a week, evening and weekends and for some young people, Inspire will be a second home. The café and canteen area is an essential part of the offer to young people and as the Catering and Café Supervisor you will develop, manage and deliver the catering provision at the Youth Zone, ensuring young people have access to inspiring and healthy dishes and the café is warm and welcoming to all.
More about the role:

Download the full role profile here.

Application process: If you are interested please send your CV and completed application form to melanie.rothwell@inspireyouthzone.org
Closing Date:  Monday 28th January 2019
Interview Date:  Wednesday 30th & Thursday 31st January 2019

Job Title:

Catering & Cafe Supervisor

Salary:  Circa £8 – £9 per hour.
Hours: 25 hours per week including evenings and weekends
The Role:  Inspire Youth Zone, Inspire is open to young people 7 days a week, evening and weekends and for some young people Inspire will be a second home. The café and canteen area is an essential part of the offer to young people and as the catering and café supervisor you will develop, manage and deliver the catering provision at the Youth Zone, ensuring young people have access to inspiring and healthy dishes and the café is warm and welcoming to all you people.
More about the role:

Download the full role profile here.

Application process: If you are interested please send your CV and completed application form to melanie.rothwell@inspireyouthzone.org
Closing Date:  Monday 28th January 2019
Interview Date:  Wednesday 30th & Thursday 31st January 2019

Job Title:

Receptionist

Salary:  £7.50-8.50 per hour depending on experience/skills.
Hours: 10 hours per week, evenings and weekends
The Role:  A vital front of house role, the reception is the first point on contact for Youth Zone members and their parents. Without a welcoming and professional team who are also positive about young people the Youth Zone would not function. Working during the Youth Zone sessions you are responsible first of all for giving every young person a warm welcome into Inspire. You will be responsible for the reception area ensuring young people enter the session smoothly, processing new members, directing phone calls and enquiries, maintaining the membership database efficiently and carrying out regular communication.
More about the role:

Download the full role profile here.

Application process: If you are interested please send your CV and completed application form to melanie.rothwell@inspireyouthzone.org
Closing Date:  Monday 28th January 2019
Interview Date:  Wednesday 30th &  Thursday 31st January 2019

Job Title:

Junior Club & Holiday Session Lead

Salary:  £9.50 per hour.
Hours: 18 hours per week. SCHOOL HOLIDAYS ONLY
The Role:  Inspire Youth Zone is looking for someone to take lead for the delivery of the Junior and Holiday Club work programme at Inspire Youth Zone during school holiday periods, ensuring all young people accessing the Youth Zone have access to a fun, creative, active and developmental programme.
More about the role:

Download the full role profile here.

Application process: If you are interested please send your CV and completed application form to ryan.powell@inspireyouthzone.org
Closing Date:  Friday 22nd February 2019
Interview Date:  Monday 25th February 2019

Job Title:

Digital Media Worker

Salary:  £7.50 – £9 per hour.
Hours: 16 hours per week
Monday 5pm – 9pm
Tuesday 4pm – 8pm
Thursday 4 pm – 8pm
Friday 5pm – 9pm
The Role:  Inspire Youth Zone is looking for someone to coordinate Inspire Youth Zone’s Digital Media Hub. The post holder will be responsible for creating a lively, dynamic, creative and fun-loving environment for all young people aged 8 – 19 years old.
More about the role:

Download the full role profile here.

Application process: If you are interested please send your CV and completed application form to ryan.powell@inspireyouthzone.org
Closing Date:  Friday 15th February 2019
Interview Date:  Monday 18th February 2019

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Job Title: Volunteer Junior Youth Worker – Rec Area/Holiday club
Reporting to:

Junior Coordinator

The Role: We are looking for volunteers to make a difference to the lives of young people by assisting in providing play activities for children and young people 8-12 years old during school holidays.  Encourage young people to get involved in a range of activities and be willing to actively take part. Click here to download the full role profile.
Hours: Minimum 3 hours per week
How to apply: To apply, please register your interest using the contact form above.
Job Title: Volunteer Basketball Coach
Reporting to:

Sports Coordinator

The Role: We are looking for volunteers to make a difference to the lives of children and young people through coaching basketball. Our newly formed and talented team are looking for a coach to take them to the next level. Sport is an enormous part of what we do at Inspire and as a volunteer here you will feel pride in what you and the young people you work with are achieving. Click here to download the full role profile.
Hours: Minimum 3 hours per week
How to apply: To apply, please register your interest using the contact form above.
Job Title: Volunteer Youth Worker – Boxing
Reporting to: Sports coordinator
The Role: Our dedicated boxing and martial arts gym hosts sessions including: Judo, Taekwondo and of course boxing.  This helps young people make new friends, instils discipline and gain confidence. Click here to download the full role profile.
Hours: Minimum 3 hours per week
How to apply: To apply, please register your interest using the contact form above.
Job Title: Volunteer Football Coach
Reporting to:

Sports Coordinator

The Role: We are looking for volunteers to make a difference to the lives of children and young people through coaching football. Sport is an enormous part of what we do at Inspire and as a volunteer here you will feel pride in what you and the young people you work with are achieving. Click here to download the full role profile.
Hours: Minimum 3 hours per week
How to apply: To apply, please register your interest using the contact form above.
Job Title: Volunteer Arts/crafts Youth Worker
Reporting to:

Junior lead

The Role: We are looking for volunteers to make a difference to the lives of children and young people through Art. This role is about encouraging and supporting young people to get involved in a range of arts activities; including fashion design, painting, sculpture etc. Click here to download the full role profile.
Hours: Minimum 3 hours per week
How to apply: To apply, please register your interest using the contact form above.
Job Title: Volunteer  Youth Worker – Climbing
Reporting to:

Sports coordinator

The Role: If you’re new to climbing, get involved in our open sessions with challenges and games on our climbing wall. Want to get better at climbing? We run NICA’s (National Indoor Climbing Award Scheme) sessions, giving those who want to learn more about it, the chance to develop their climbing skills, a great entry into the sport of climbing and a brilliant addition to any CV! The wall is open to all ages, genders and skill levels and manned by qualified staff.  You will have the opportunity to support young people as they face new challenges. Click here to download the full role profile.
Hours: Minimum 3 hours per week
How to apply: To apply, please register your interest using the contact form above.
Job Title: Volunteer Youth Worker – Enterprise
Reporting to:

Senior Coordinator

The Role: We are looking for entrepreneurial volunteers to make a difference to the lives of young people, supporting them to make better choices. This role is about working with a range of partners and local business people to provide young people with career pathways. Click here to download the full role profile.
Hours: Minimum 3 hours per week
How to apply: To apply, please register your interest using the contact form above.
Job Title:  Volunteer Youth Worker – Kitchen lead
Reporting to:

Junior Coordinator

The Role: We are looking for volunteers to make a difference to the lives of young people, supporting them to make healthier choices. This role is about encouraging and supporting young people to get involved in a range of skills including; cookery, budgets, healthy options, health and safety. Click here to download the full role profile.
Hours: Minimum 3 hours per week
How to apply: To apply, please register your interest using the contact form above.
Job Title: Volunteer Youth Worker – Music and Media
Reporting to: Senior Coordinator
The Role: We are looking for volunteers to make a difference to the lives of young people using music/media. This role is about encouraging and supporting young people to get involved in a range of activities; including; Music tuition, setting up new bands, video and film, karaoke etc. Click here to download the full role profile.
Hours: Minimum 3 hours per week
How to apply: To apply, please register your interest using the contact form above.
Job Title: Volunteer Youth Worker – Performing Arts
Reporting to:
The Role: We are looking for entrepreneurial volunteers to make a difference to the lives of young people, supporting them to make better choices. This role is about working with young people to develop their creativity through dance and drama. This includes creating a number of performances for our parents, patrons and visitors, creative writing, stage direction, choreography, technical and lighting and partnering the music and media and art departments. Click here to download the full role profile.
Hours: Minimum 3 hours per week
How to apply: To apply, please register your interest using the contact form above.
Job Title: Volunteer Sports Youth Worker
Reporting to: Sports Coordinator
The Role: We are looking for volunteers to make a difference to the lives of children and young people through sports. This role is about encouraging and supporting young people to get involved in football, badminton, dance, table tennis, basketball, small team games, climbing, a fully equipped gym and boxing. Click here to download the full role profile.
Hours: Minimum 3 hours per week
How to apply: To apply, please register your interest using the contact form above.
Job Title: Volunteer Youth Worker – Girls Room
Reporting to: Senior coordinator
The Role: We are looking for volunteers to make a difference to the lives of young females. This role is about encouraging and supporting young people to get involved in a range of activities; including; hair, nails and beauty and targeted educational work and development. Click here to download the full role profile.
Hours: Minimum 3 hours per week
How to apply: To apply, please register your interest using the contact form above.
Job Title: Volunteer Gym/Fitness Volunteer Youth Worker      
Reporting to: Senior coordinator
The Role: Our Senior Gym Session is open for all ages from 11 years of age up to 19 (25 with those with additional needs). In our Junior Sessions we welcome anyone of our members to take part in the focused exercises we put on from 8 years of age to 11. In addition to classes and sessions the gym team offer 1:1 programmes supporting our members with their fitness, whether designing bespoke programmes or providing advice on nutrition Click here to download the full role profile.
Hours: Minimum 3 hours per week
How to apply: To apply, please register your interest using the contact form above.

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  • Anne Marie Gaskell
    "I cannot wait for the Youth Zone to open, especially to see my own and other young people’s creativity come to life. This is a great chance for all our ideas to be heard." Anne Marie Gaskell
  • Councillor Bradley
    “People have been telling us that our young people need somewhere to go where they can enjoy their spare time and to help them fulfil their potential, this Youth Zone would deliver something exciting for all young people across Chorley. By working together we could create a top class facility, giving our young people somewhere they could be proud of.” Chorley Council Leader, Alistair Bradley
  • Andrew Turner
    "The young people of Chorley deserve an OnSide Youth Zone which will give them a safe and inspiring place to spend their leisure time, and we are on the road to making that dream a reality.” Chairman of Chorley Youth Zone, Andrew Turner