NCS – Community Experiences

NCS exciting opportunities


You’re already amazing. Just as you are. And you’ve got so much potential to become exactly who you want to be. Which is where we come in.

Bag a place on one of our upcoming experiences and you could boost your confidence, grow your resilience, get involved in social action, be a force for good, and learn new skills to ready yourself for the world of work.

This year’s experiences can be done online, in your local community, and away from home. So don’t miss out — check them out. 

Get ready to boost your confidence, grow your resilience, meet new friends, be a force for good, and learn new skills for the world of work. It all starts here. Sign up today for an NCS experience in your local community.

Your Local Community Experiences

Young Bristol

Young Bristol are offering a FREE 5 week experience to young people where you can learn the skills to become world and work ready! Young people will learn about different employability skills, which will help them in their future careers!

required to plan and deliver events or activities, in a fun and engaging way. Across this experience, you will be involved in planning sessions, an event session and an activity session all in a youth work setting!

Key themes and activities

Across the 5 week experience, you will learn 8 essential skills:

  • Listening
  • Speaking
  • Problem solving
  • Creativity
  • Staying positive
  • Aiming high
  • Leadership
  • Teamwork
When and where?

Ashton Vale Club for Young People, Silbury Road, BS3 2QE, starting Saturday 20th January. Duration – 5 weeks.

Are you aged 16-17? Are you studying health and social care or want to work with young people? Do you want the opportunity to deliver activities or events to young people?

Young Bristol are offering a part-time, seven-week experience to learn the skills needed to plan and deliver an event or activity in a youth-work setting, in a fun and engaging way.


Leadership and Teamwork

Developing watersport skills

Coaching development

Across 7 weeks you will learn to paddle a craft and learn to lead and deliver a watersports session all while building on and improving your own leadership and teamwork skills


Tuesday 17th October 17:00-19:00

Pooles Wharf activity centre, Hotwells Road, BS8 4RU

Are you aged 16-17? Do you want to become a better version of yourself? A stronger, more confident, resilient you?

Elevate is a FREE 12-week programme, designed to give you the tools to thrive in today’s fast-paced world.

It’s not just a programme: it’s a movement, an invitation to rise above limitations and embrace boundless vitality. This is your time to shine, define your path, and embrace a vibrant, resilient you, one step at a time!

Key themes and activities

IMPROVE your physical and mental health.

GAIN essential life skills and increase your independence.

BOOST your confidence.

ACCESS a range of opportunities to support your self-development and career aspirations.

CULTIVATE healthy habits.

GIVE BACK to your community.

When and where?
  • Hartcliffe – Merchants Academy, starting Tuesday 12th September, 4:00pm – 6:00pm. Duration – 12 weeks.
  • Knowle West – Hengrove Leisure Centre, starting Wednesday 13th September, 4:00pm – 6:00pm. Duration – 12 weeks.
  • Central – City Academy, starting Thursday 14th September, 4:00pm – 6:00pm. Duration 12 weeks.

Are you aged 16-17? Do you want to develop yourself and make a difference?

Youth Moves have a FREE, exciting opportunity which we want you to be a part of.

During Youth Moves NCS programme, you will build friendships, grow in confidence, get involved with lots of different activities and most importantly, have fun!

Key themes and activities
  • Personal development
  • Independent living
  • Leadership skills
  • Travel the city
  • Team Building

And so much more!

When and where

Youth Moves, The Park Centre, Daventry Road, BS4 1DQ

Every Monday from October 30th or every Thursday from November 2nd for 6 weeks

Contact 0117 363 4969 for more information.


Young people smiling at Community Youth Clubs

Community Youth Clubs

Young people taking part in graffiti session

Creative Programme

Holiday Clubs

Kayak Club

Outdoor Activities

Outdoor Employment Programme

Supporting the Wider Community

Young people gorgewalking

The Respect Project

Training Courses for Young People

Youth Club on Wheels