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Our roots lie in the co-operation of local people and communities coming together to create their own opportunities through adventure play. Our facilities are among the most unique in the Manchester, which enables us to work with over 4,000 young people in our city each year.
We consistently challenge issues such as social exclusion and disaffection through our work in centres, in our established independent school, and at street level through our detached work.
Through our encouragement of positive learning experiences, the majority of our young people make a successful transition to further learning, training and employment. We work with young people between ages 5 and 24, striving to improve opportunities for young people living increasingly complex lives.



Job Summary:​

Manchester Young Lives are looking to appoint 2 x Detached Youth Engagement workers to work as part of a mobile team, based in North Manchester, working evenings and occasional weekends using a community-based approach and working collaboratively with local agencies in designated areas


  • Using a team based approach to engage with young people aged 11 -19 within the community, promoting appropriate behaviour, encourage positive activities accessible for the age range including promotion of social action projects.
  • A particular aim will be to reduce anti-social behaviour (ASB) through educating and engaging with young people.
  • You will be responsible for building a rapport with young people who are/at risk of being vulnerable, promoting and signposting to accessible local services/organisations/charities


  • Successful candidates will have enthusiasm and passion for working with young people, commitment to making a difference to local communities is key to the success of this post.
  • Hours of work include after school and evenings Monday to Friday.
  • There is also a requirement for staff teams to work across a number of locations and at street based level.






Part Time
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