Training and Accreditation Officer

Who we are

Youth Cymru is a major youth work charity operating within the whole of Wales.
Until June 7th 2003 we were known as the Welsh Association of Youth Clubs (WAYC).

The WAYC can trace its history back to the Cardiff and District Federation of Girls Clubs, which was formed in 1934. This means that Youth Cymru has been serving the needs of young people in Wales for over 83 years.

What we do

We work collaboratively with our members and other youth facing organisation to provide unique, innovative and life changing opportunities, projects and programmes, bettering the lives of young people in Wales.

How we do it

We support our members and young people to access and obtain additional resources, providing more choices and chances for learning, development and growth.

We provide our members with training, accreditation and the opportunities to develop learn grow and thrive now and in the future.

Youth Worker

Job Title Training and Accreditation


Pay rate: £25,000 - £28,000 (pro-rata)

depending on qualifications and



Area: Wales Responsible



Joint CEO
Hours of


16 Annual Leave 25 days (pro-rata), plus 8 statutory

bank holidays



This a part time post and subject to a three - month probationary period.


A hybrid position that offers a flexible working pattern

Closing Date - 10th November 2023

Are you passionate about bettering the lives of young people in Wales?

This is an exciting opportunity for individuals interested in the field of training and accreditation within the youth work sector, including those at the beginning of their careers. In this role, you will play a crucial part in bringing Youth Cymru's new five-year strategy to life and supporting the development of our training and accreditation curriculum. We are seeking enthusiastic and motivated candidates who can join our team and help ensure the sustainability, growth, and development of our charity's work throughout Wales.

Reporting to the Joint CEO, this position requires effective organisational skills and good communication abilities. We are looking for someone with a forward-thinking, positive mindset who can contribute to our future success. By taking on this role, you'll have the chance to make a significant impact on the lives of young people across Wales.

The successful applicant should have a keen attention to detail and a genuine interest in maintaining a high-quality accreditation and training curriculum. We're seeking candidates who possess a foundational understanding of training, accreditation, and qualifications and a willingness to further develop their skills and learn with the aim of enhancing and developing our services.

If you are a team player, are genuinely committed to continuous improvement and providing young people with access to new opportunities and achievements, we encourage you to apply. If you're passionate about youth work and are ready to contribute to our mission, we invite you to seize this exciting opportunity. Your dedication and skills can help us achieve our goals and make a real difference in the lives of young people across Wales.

If you are interested in finding out more about this position or simply want to find out more about Youth Cymru, before applying, please contact to arrange a telephone

Closing Date - 10th November 2023

To apply for this position, please email your CV together with a cover letter to or click here to apply through Indeed. Please give as much detail on your expertise and experience as this information could determine you being shortlisted. Personal information will be withheld during the selection process to ensure a fair and equitable process.