All About Youth



SYA aims to reach out to young people wherever they live within the geographical county of Shropshire

Who We Are

We are a registered charity that helps youth clubs in Shropshire to get setup and keep going. We also run youth clubs ourselves and deliver youth projects for others.

SYA is a Registered Charity and independent, voluntary organisation open to all VCS youth clubs in Shropshire.

Our Registered Charity number is 1172685





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Click here to view our full list of Trustees and here for Team Members

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We love hosting youth events, with the biggest of the year being our end of year celebration – of course this has been missing during the pandemic but we can’t wait to make it bigger and better in 2022.

Are you looking to sponsor one of our youth events? Sponsoring an event is a fantastic opportunity to provide us with the vital funding and support which means we can continue supporting hundreds of young people across Shropshire.

You can keep up to date with our youth events programme by signing up to our newsletter.

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Supporting voluntary clubs

Do you run a youth club and feel that you would like some extra equipment or support?

SYA can provide you with a range of equipment and the appropriate support to help you ensure that your club is offering the best possible activities for young people. Our passionate team will visit your youth club and give you a helping hand with activities, bring your chosen equipment with them and run specialist activities for young people alongside your own volunteers. We know you can never have too many pairs of hands at a youth club!

You can find more information on hiring equipment here.

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Current Vacancies

Working with young people can be one of the most rewarding things you do. When you become a member of Team SYA, not only will you contribute to the growth and development of Shropshire’s young people, but you will also have the opportunity to learn a variety of life skills that you’ll carry with you throughout your life. Working for a youth charity is such a rewarding role and will leave you with memories to last a lifetime.

We offer a number of part-time roles including Leaders in Charge, Level 3 JNC Youth Support Workers, Level 2 JNC Youth Support Workers and Youth Support Workers in Training (no qualifications required).

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It is important that our Clubs have staff and volunteers with up to date DBS certificates. We are an umbrella body for DBS and can check and  submit your DBS applications.  In many cases this will be free for volunteers in our clubs.


As an umbrella body we can also check and submit DBS applications on behalf of other organisations for a small administration charge.


Current DBS charges apply for checks for paid staff in addition to our administration fees.


For advice, information, and to request an application pack please email:

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Supporting Unitary, town und parish councils

Do you run a local council? Have you got a project you want to launch?

We provide the necessary support to local councils through community initiatives – such as Brookside and Stirchley Youth Club.

Please get in touch to discover more about how we can help you.

Call us: 01743 730005

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