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    Carlisle Youth Zone

    is a fabulous place to be.
    I have made lots of new friends and there is always plenty to do.

    Olivia Adams
    Aged 9

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Current Vacancies:

Youth Work Manager

Up to £32,000 + generous pension package

CYZ welcomes over 1000 young people every week to its fantastic facilities – providing a safe and fun place to develop their potential.

Could you be the person to lead that work?

We think you will:

  • Have 3+ yrs experience planning activities for young people & successfully managing teams.

  • Communicate well and build trusting relationships naturally.
  • Be well organised, with initiative and infectious enthusiasm.

  • Be able to recognise the excellent work we do – and have the vision to improve on it.

In return we offer a competitive salary, contributory pension, 25 days holiday (+ bank holidays) - and all that goes to make us the Best Place to Work in Carlisle (Carlisle Living Awards, 2017

We would love to answer your questions and tell you a bit more about the Youth Zone. Please call Murray Winters on 01228 516280.

Key Dates:

Closing date:              5pm Friday 20th October

Interviews:                 Friday 27th October – inc. evening session

We request no contact from agencies.

Carlisle Youth Zone is committed to the safeguarding of young people. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Further information and to apply:

Please note - all applications must be received on the CYZ Application form, CV's are not accepted.

We are currently recruiting for:


Part Time Youth Workers and Bank Staff


If you are passionate about working with young people (aged 7-19) have relevant experience, enthusiasm and can plan for current youth engagement and activities call Matt Williams or Jess Butler on 516280 for an informal chat or visit.


There is scope for innovation and development for the right person. 


Please note the hours are for evening sessions only and will include Fridays and Saturdays.


Closing Date: Friday 27th October

For further information and application pack for all positions:


Download from:

Tel: 01228 516280


CYZ is an Equal Opportunities Employer.  In accordance with our safeguarding procedures, these positions require an enhanced DBS check.

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Application Form to be used for all posts in WORD & PDF