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Make a difference, volunteer at Inspire!

Volunteering at Inspire Youth Zone is a fantastic way to support your local community, enhance your skills and have a lot of fun along the way.

Whilst you’ll be making a real difference when you volunteer, it’s not just about what you can do for young people and our community – volunteers get a lot out of the experience too. Click here to find out reasons why you should consider volunteering.

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If you think volunteering at Inspire could be for you and you’d like to find out more, please fill out the short contact form below.

Once we receive your enquiry, a member of our friendly team will get in touch with you to arrange an informal interview, where we’ll find out more about you, and your interests.

You’ll be given more information about volunteering at Inspire, available volunteer opportunities and learn more about our training programme.

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Scroll down to see our available volunteering opportunities. If you would like to express an interest in volunteering at Inspire, please complete the contact form above and a member of our team will be in touch with you shortly.

Now recruiting volunteers!

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 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.
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.
  • 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