Jobs and Volunteering


In your final year of school or just left and not sure what to do now?

Did you know you can visit the Young People's Service at 30 Clarence Street, York, YO31 7EW and speak to a Learning and Work Advisor?

If you are aged 16 - 18 (up to your 19th birthday) and looking for support with CV writing, searching for and applying for apprenticeships, work or college courses or you're already in training or attending a college course and thinking of leaving, then get in touch.

You can speak to a Learning and Work Advisor during drop in opening times.

Mondays 12.30pm - 4.30pm

Tuesdays 12.30pm - 4.30pm

Fridays 11am - 3pm.

Alternatively appointments are available. Please get in touch with an Information Officer for more information and to book an appointment. Tel: 01904 555400 or email

Planning for the Future

For more information about opportunities please download the latest Planning for the Future Post 16 Guide.

Over 18?

If you're over 18 and looking for support with CV writing and applying for jobs or apprenticeships, there are other places where you can seek support.


National Careers Service

York Learning


Volunteering is a great way to meet new people and build up and learn new skills.

Below are a collection of volunteering opportunities that may be of interest to young people. Take a look through and see what works for you. If you have a volunteering opportunity you would like to add to the list please use our online form.

You can also get in touch with the Information Officers at the Young People's Service at 30 Clarence Street for a list of other volunteering opportunities. Tel: 01904 555400 or email

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