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YMCA WiSE Ambassadors with YMCA DOWNSLINK GROUP

St Peters

About this volunteering opportunity

WiSE Ambassadors can work on a variety of projects, dependent on your skills and interests. This could, for example, include working on awareness posters, workshops, educational resources, social media content, creative projects, or campaigns.

- Educational tools – this could be anything from creating a poster to be used in schools or other professional settings, to developing a resource which can be used when working with young people, their parents, carers and professionals to help them discuss or understand a specific issue.
- Workshops – creating and/or co-delivering workshops to be delivered in primary and secondary schools around Brighton and Hove or East Sussex.
- Media content – this could include awareness videos, podcasts or social media campaigns
- Campaign creating – plan, create and take part in local campaigns



This is a great opportunity to meet like-minded people, receive training, develop your skills, and be part of an exciting new project supporting children and young people.

About this organisation

YMCA WiSE is an award-winning project based in Brighton and Hove, East Sussex, and Surrey, which works with children and young people around sexual exploitation and the surrounding issues. As a WiSE Ambassador you will be working with a small team of other young people to promote positive messages around relationships and sexual consent to children and young people in Brighton & Hove and East Sussex.

Induction, training and support offered with this opportunity

All YMCA Volunteers are required to do three short online training courses on Health and Safety, Equality and Diversity, and Safeguarding. Volunteers will also receive a in-house training as a team focusing on information around CSE and skills useful to their role. Volunteers will always be with a WiSE Project Worker.

Skills or experience needed for this opportunity

You don’t need any specific skills or experience, just an interest and awareness of consent and relationships, and a passion for supporting positive change in the lives of children and young people.

- Good communication and listening skills
- Enthusiasm and commitment
- Continued willingness to learn and develop new skills
- Some knowledge of issues around relationships and sexual consent.


The contact person for this opportunity is Catherine Doble, 07884549199

  • Expenses are paid for this opportunity.
  • This opportunity is NOT fully wheelchair accessible.
  • Assistance with childcare is NOT available for this opportunity.

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  • young people
  • a campaigning group
  • volunteering as part of a team
  • advocacy/advice
  • research/media/campaigning
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