Covid-19 Emergency

Like most organisations we have been impacted by the Government Shutdown and are currently unable to deliver any of our organised Youth Club or Street Youth Work activities. Please be assured that we are keen to reopen the Centre as soon as it is safe for us to do so and we will keep you updated on this website and through our Facebook page on what's happening.

In the meantime, please stay safe and follow the guidance given - it's there for a reason

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Work With Us

Young Melksham is a small charity based in the market town of Melksham in Wiltshire. We rely on a small staff team and the amazing collective of volunteers to deliver the wide range of services we offer.

We are funded entirely by grants and donations along with our own efforts to pay for our services and always welcome any contributions. We are also always looking for new volunteers to join our team to help grow and develop our offer.

Young Melksham is volunteer-led and relies on the expertise and commitment of our dedicated Volunteers. Our Volunteers are key members of our staff group providing vital front-line services to young people. There are a number of ways that children, young people and adults can volunteer at Young Melksham:

Children and young people can get involved in helping Young Melksham continue to develop its services, interview staff, help in fundraising and work with us to improve our publicity, including via our Participation project.

We also work in partnership with other organisations to offer volunteer opportunities to children and young people, including Melksham Town Council, National Citizens Service, etc. If you have ideas for partnership working, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Anyone over 18 who is interested in working with young people can volunteer as:

  • Assistant Youth Workers - helping our at our youth clubs, working with young people
  • Facilities Management - we are always looking for people who can help us maintain and run The Canberra Centre

Anyone over 18 with skills/ experience in Administration, Social Media, Event Management, Fundraising, Marketing, PR etc – please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information

Because good youth work works.