Youth Activity Leader


Name: Youth Activity Leader
Organisation: DCH
Location: Plymouth Foyer, 12-14 Octagon Street, Plymouth, PL1 1TL
Type: Part Time


Working with young people within a sheltered housing scheme, you will contribute to the current programme of activities which are fun, safe, social and educational developing resident’s skills through team building, developing self-confidence etc.

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Organisation Description

We are Devon and Cornwall Housing, a diverse, dynamic and expanding housing group. We provide housing, support and regeneration services across Devon and Cornwall making a real difference to the lives of families, individuals and communities. Our vision is for better homes, better places, better lives. With 19,200 homes, and a staff team of over 700 we are a leading organisation in a fast changing sector.


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Cause / Interests

  • Art and Culture
  • Children
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drugs and Addictions
  • Education and Literacy
  • Employment
  • Gay, Lesbian, Bi and Transsexual
  • Homeless and Housing
  • Mental Health
  • Mentoring
  • Music
  • Politics
  • Sport and Outdoor Activities
  • Youth

Types of Activity

  • Advice, Information and Support
  • Art
  • Befriending and Buddying
  • Catering
  • Community Work
  • Entertainment
  • General and Helping
  • Mentoring
  • Music
  • Youth Work

Skills and Qualifications


• Patient
• Empathetic
• Good communicator
• Able to actively listen
• Problem Solver
• Confident


• Increased confidence
• Experience managing a group
• Improved organisational and time keeping skills
• Customer Service experience
• An opportunity to work with young people
• Increased knowledge of DCH

Additional/Specific Suitabilities

Minimum Age: NA
Maximum Age: NA
Disabled Access: Yes
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Expenses: Yes
Restrictions: NA
Induction: NA
Insurance Cover: NA
Special Needs: NA
Offer: NA
Training: NA
Other: NA

Recruitment Method

Application form, Informal discussion, DBS Check