National Citizens Service (NCS) is a fantastic opportunity open to all 15 to 17-year-olds across England, providing them with skills and experiences that can’t be learnt in the classroom. Since 2011, 28,856 young people have taken part in Catch22 NCS programmes, dedicating over 430,000 hours to social action and community projects. Over 3000 dedicated members of Catch22 NCS staff helped make this happen. You could join them and help make their NCS programme even better this summer. Apply now and gain new skills that employers will love.
Catch 22 have opportunities across England between late June and August 2018. As a minimum you’ll need to be available for four weeks during this period, but you may be able to work up to eight if you want! You could even get involved with keep-warm and graduation ceremonies at other times of the year.
The programme is split in to three distinct parts:
|Week one:Away residential||Week two:Home residential||Weeks three and four:Social action|
|You will go away with your team for four nights and five days for outdoor adventure, new challenges and team-building||This is the part of the programme where the young people learn new skills and get to know the community better||You will support your team design and implement a project that will make a real difference to their local community|
Not sure where to start? There are a range of roles on offer in 2018.
|New to working with young people? This entry-level role is a great opportunity to gain valuable experience of youth work.||Already have experience of working with young people? This mid-level role will give you the opportunity to build on your experience from previous placements||Seasoned Youth worker? This role will allow you to develop your leadership and planning skills.|
|Find out more about becoming an NCS Support Mentor||Find out more about becoming an NCS Lead Mentor||Find out more about becoming an N|