In partnership, PCDT (part of Cornwall Rural Community Charity) and Young People Cornwall are delivering an exciting project across Cornwall to build capacity of communities to deliver services to young people age 11+, and we are now recruiting for the following positions:


3 x Apprenticeships in Youth Work ( 2 positions in West Cornwall; 1 in Mid/ East Cornwall)
30 hours per week
£8,400 per annum
Fixed term one year contract


For an informal discussion about the posts please contact
Bernie Wills – Communities Manager 01736 334679 or
Kate Smith on 01872 222447


Closing date: Extended to 30th September 2017
Interviews: To be arranged


Youth Work Apprentice Job Specification
Application Form

Skills Centre, Volunteer Administrator

Role Profile

Title: Volunteer Administrator

Supported by: Super Administrator - Skills

Main purpose: To provide administrative support to the skills centre team.

Overview of role

Our Volunteer Administrator will help us to deliver high learning and employment support to local organisations and individuals. The role will support the Super Administrator to organise courses, prepare and submit funding paperwork and maintain participant tracking systems.



Depending on need, responsibilities may include:

  • Photocopying of course paperwork.

  • Preparation of course files.

  • Assisting the team with completion of paperwork for training courses

  • Handling general queries

  • Support for reception

  • Administrative support for Key Workers within the department



  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build rapport with people at all levels.

  • Good computer skills, with knowledge of Office. Word skills are particularly useful.

  • A clear and confident telephone manner.

  • A good standard of English, written and verbal.


  • It helps to have a sense of humour, and to be flexible in your approach to work as this role can be quite varied.

  • The ability to work with a range of people is helpful.


  • On the job training will be provided.

Times and commitment

There is generally a degree of flexibility with this role to suit the availability of volunteers. It is generally most helpful to both sides if you can commit to a minimum of three months, at a minimum of one day per week.


For an informal chat about this role contact Tracy Waters on 01736 334663 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Volunteer Mentors

PCDT currently has vacancies for Volunteer Mentors to assist with the New Enterprise Allowance programme.
WANTED –Friendly, committed business people, who can give a small amount of time to support people who have a great business idea that needs unlocking and developing.

  • You will be helping unemployed people to begin their journey to self-employment. This very rewarding role will also make a huge difference to our local economy.
  • You will have ideally run your own business or have considerable business experience; you will be enthusiastic, concerned, responsible and patient.

A Mentoring or Coaching qualification would be an advantage but is not essential.
To find out more about this exciting opportunity please contact: Tracy Waters Director of Operations Telephone: 01736 332772 E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



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