Standing out

Grab opportunities and experiences to make sure you stand out from the crowd.

Standing out

Grab opportunities and experiences to make sure you stand out from the crowd.

Standing out

Grab opportunities and experiences to make sure you stand out from the crowd.

Get involved with VICTA

VICTA Activities for 18-29s

Expeditions, international adventures, sports, art, wildlife… whether learning a new skill, taking up a new activity or going on an adventure, the list goes on…

Join

Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

Earn your coveted DofE Award. A fun and truly life-changing experience that will help you make new friends, discover new interests and develop new skills.

Explore

John Muir Environmental Award

Calling all nature lovers. Connect with the environment, enjoy and care for wild places while earning yourself a recognised national award. A fantastic way to delve into nature, give back and feel good about yourself.

Discover

Join the VICTA Young Ambassadors

Develop the skills needed within the workplace. Join our Young Ambassadors programme and become a member of VICTA’s editorial board responsibility for the creation and production of the VICTA newsletter ‘STRiVE’

Join

Get involved with VICTA

VICTA Activities for 18-29s

Expeditions, international adventures, sports, art, wildlife… whether learning a new skill, taking up a new activity or going on an adventure, the list goes on…

Join

Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

Earn your coveted DofE Award. A fun and truly life-changing experience that will help you make new friends, discover new interests and develop new skills.

Explore

John Muir Environmental Award

Calling all nature lovers. Connect with the environment, enjoy and care for wild places while earning yourself a recognised national award. A fantastic way to delve into nature, give back and feel good about yourself.

Discover

Join the VICTA Young Ambassadors

Develop the skills needed within the workplace. Join our Young Ambassadors programme and become a member of VICTA’s editorial board responsibility for the creation and production of the VICTA newsletter ‘STRiVE’

Join

Make a difference

British Youth Council

The British Youth Council empower young people across the UK to have a say and be heard. Help create social and political change.

Visit the British Youth Council website

European Youth Parliament

Join a youth forum, develop skills and be part of an international network.

Visit the European Youth Parliament website

The Prince’s Trust

Get to know an industry that suits your personality, with free courses to help you gain experience. Or build your confidence with one of their youth programmes.

Visit the Prince’s Trust website

City Year

City Year recruits 18-to-25-year-olds for 11 months of full-time volunteering as near-peer role models, mentors and tutors in schools in deprived areas. This simple act of ‘giving back’ through a volunteer service year has a triple impact.

Visit the City Year website

Amplifi

Amplify is a youth-led online digital space helping young people get the knowledge, skills and experience they need to power forward to bright futures in learning and work.

Visit the Amplifi website

Fixers

UK Fixers are young people aged 16 to 25 years old using their past to fix the future. They are motivated by personal experience to make positive change for themselves and those around them.

Visit the Fixers website

Groundwork

Groundwork is a federation of charities mobilising practical community action on poverty and the environment across the UK. They’re passionate about creating a future where every neighbourhood is vibrant and green, every community is strong and able to shape its own destiny and no-one is held back by their background or circumstances.

Visit the Groundwork website

The Professional Gardeners’ Trust

The Trust was established in 2004 to fund training and working gardeners in the UK and Ireland. The PGT provides gardeners with the opportunity to acquire skills and gain qualifications through part-time courses and work placements. This enhances their careers and benefits the horticulture profession as a whole.

Visit the PG Trust website

The Sports and Recreation Alliance

The Sport and Recreation Alliance works to create a volunteering sector that is growing, representative, and accessible.

Visit the Sports and Recreation Alliance website

Student Hubs

Student Hubs runs programmes in partnership with universities to enhance student experiences and, develop employability skills.

Visit the Student Hubs website

Ocean Generation

Ocean Generation is an inclusive global movement  that exists to restore a sustainable relationship between humanity and the ocean.

Visit the Ocean Generation website

Do It

Do it is a database of volunteering opportunities across the UK.

Visit the Do It website

Volunteering Wales

Visit the Volunteering Wales website

Youth Link Scotland

Visit the Youth Link Scotland website

Volunteer Now – Northern Ireland

A voice for volunteering in Northern Ireland.

Visit the Volunteer Now website

Volunteering Matters

They bring people together to overcome some of society’s most complex issues through the power of volunteering. They turn local knowledge and energy into action and progress, building stronger communities and a better future for all.

Visit the Volunteering Matters website

Uprising

Explore a range of leadership, mentoring and employability programmes that help young people become leaders to better reflect and represent the communities they serve.

Visit the Uprising website

National Careers Service

Make use of the governments ‘Skills Toolkit’ – free courses to help you learn new skills or change jobs. Including general skills that apply to all sectors and more specialised skills.

Visit the National Careers Service website

Youth United

Network of young people engaging in their community. Become a member of a youth group. Choose the one for you below…

The Scouts Network

Visit their website

St John Ambulance

Visit their website

The Army Cadet Force

Visit their website

The Sea Cadets

Visit their website

The Boys’ Brigade

Visit their website

The Girls’ Brigade

Visit their website

Volunteer Police Cadets

Visit their website

The RAF Air Cadets

Visit their website

Make a difference

British Youth Council

The British Youth Council empower young people across the UK to have a say and be heard. Help create social and political change.

Visit the British Youth Council website

European Youth Parliament

Join a youth forum, develop skills and be part of an international network.

Visit the European Youth Parliament UK website

The Prince’s Trust

Get to know an industry that suits your personality, with free courses to help you gain experience. Or build your confidence with one of their youth programmes.

Visit the Prince’s Trust website

City Year

City Year recruits 18-to-25-year-olds for 11 months of full-time volunteering as near-peer role models, mentors and tutors in schools in deprived areas. This simple act of ‘giving back’ through a volunteer service year has a triple impact.

Visit the City Year website

Do It

Do it is a database of volunteering opportunities across the UK.

Visit the Do It website

Fixers

UK Fixers are young people aged 16 to 25 years old using their past to fix the future. They are motivated by personal experience to make positive change for themselves and those around them.

Visit the Fixers website

Groundwork

Groundwork is a federation of charities mobilising practical community action on poverty and the environment across the UK. They’re passionate about creating a future where every neighbourhood is vibrant and green, every community is strong and able to shape its own destiny and no-one is held back by their background or circumstances.

Visit the Groundwork website

The Sports and Recreation Alliance

The Sport and Recreation Alliance works to create a volunteering sector that is growing, representative, and accessible.

Visit the Sports and Recreation Alliance website

Amplifi

Amplify is a youth-led online digital space helping young people get the knowledge, skills and experience they need to power forward to bright futures in learning and work.

Visit the Amplifi website

Student Hubs

Student Hubs runs programmes in partnership with universities to enhance student experiences and, develop employability skills.

Visit the Student Hubs website

Ocean Generation

Ocean Generation is an inclusive global movement  that exists to restore a sustainable relationship between humanity and the ocean.

Visit the Ocean Generation website

Volunteering Matters

They bring people together to overcome some of society’s most complex issues through the power of volunteering. They turn local knowledge and energy into action and progress, building stronger communities and a better future for all.

Visit the Volunteering Matters website

Volunteering Wales

Visit the Volunteering Wales website

Youth Link Scotland

Visit the Youth Link Scotland website

Volunteer Now – Northern Ireland

A voice for volunteering in Northern Ireland.

Visit the Volunteer Now website

Uprising

Explore a range of leadership, mentoring and employability programmes that help young people become leaders to better reflect and represent the communities they serve.

Visit the Uprising website

The Professional Gardeners’ Trust

The Trust was established in 2004 to fund training and working gardeners in the UK and Ireland. The PGT provides gardeners with the opportunity to acquire skills and gain qualifications through part-time courses and work placements. This enhances their careers and benefits the horticulture profession as a whole.

Visit the PG Trust website

Youth United

Network of young people engaging in their community. Become a member of a youth group. Choose the one for you below…

The Scouts Network

Visit their website

St John Ambulance

Visit their website

The Army Cadet Force

Visit their website

The Sea Cadets

Visit their website

The Boys’ Brigade

Visit their website

The Girls’ Brigade

Visit their website

Volunteer Police Cadets

Visit their website

The RAF Air Cadets

Visit their website

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