Make a difference… your way


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

As we get closer to opening, Legacy will need to recruit a committed core of volunteers across a wide range of projects to ensure we deliver a world-class service to Croydon’s young people. Volunteering or mentoring at Legacy Youth Zone will enable you to be at the heart of a world class project that will turn around the options and opportunities for Croydon’s young people.

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We will be recruiting for volunteers in the following:

  • Volunteer Youth Worker
  • Arts Volunteers
  • Volunteer office support / IT / Receptionist
  • Sports Volunteer
  • Theatrical dance and performing arts
  • Volunteer Kitchen assistant and tuck shop assistant
  • Outdoor adventure volunteer
  • Fashion and Design
  • Volunteer Mentor
  • Gym Instructors
  • Music
  • Enterprise Volunteer

Why Volunteer


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GIVE YOUR CV A BOOST

Time Bank recently did a survey of some of the UK’s leading businesses and 73%* said they’d employ someone who’s volunteered over someone who hasn’t.

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GET BACK INTO WORK

It’s a great way to get a reference and fill gaps in your work experience. You can also try out different types of work to get a taster – which can really help you if you’re looking for a job or want to change direction.

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IMPROVE YOUR CONFIDENCE

You’ll learn and do things that you might not normally get the chance to – this can be a real confidence boost.

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MEET NEW PEOPLE

You’ll probably meet people from different cultures and backgrounds that you might not normally. Volunteering with people who are as passionate about improving the opportunities for you people,