Youth and Community Workers
Youth and community workers provide support to individuals or groups of individuals through a range of activities or services that aim to encourage participation in social and community life and promote personal and social development
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New workers start around £8683. Normal pay is £24359 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £38596.
Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.
- Helps set up credit unions, encourages parents to establish playgroups, works with other groups to find solutions to shared concerns or problems.
- Advises individuals with particular needs or problems through informal discussion, individual counselling or formal group discussion.
- Liaises and supports voluntary workers running groups in village halls, churches, mosques and other places of worship.
- Undertakes the day-to-day running of community centres and supervises the activities of part-time and voluntary workers.
- Organises social, recreational and educational activities in local community and youth groups.
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