Youth Justice Service

Volunteering with children and young people

We provide volunteering opportunities if you're over 18 and want to make a difference to the lives of children and young people in Enfield.

Enfield Youth Justice Service (YJS) needs volunteers who:

Volunteering opportunities

We are currently recruiting new volunteers to supervise children and young people during their reparation activities, and community panel members to make decisions about the rehabilitation programs. There are also many volunteering opportunities within the service to ensure we are meeting the needs of our families and children. You will be given full training alongside a development and support program.

Volunteers complement the work of our staff, and the YJS greatly value the important contribution volunteers make in helping us to address offending by children and young people.

Panel member training

The dates for the next panel member training sessions are:

Sessions run from 10am to 4pm at:

Thomas Hardy House
39 London Road

Complete the volunteer panel member application form (PDF, 168.88 KB) and email to


"It’s a humbling experience when you witness a difference in a child from being quiet and sometimes indifferent in their initial panel meeting to being confident and having achieved goals by their first or second review. The difference makes you feel hopeful that the child has a better chance of a brighter future for themselves and their family".

For more information about volunteering with children and young people, email, or call Janet Evans on 020 8132 2241 or the Enfield YJS business support on 020 8379 5800, and ask for the volunteer practice lead or the volunteer officer.

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