We are currently accepting applications for student placements at New Horizon Youth Centre with our frontline teams.
Student placements at New Horizon Youth Centre give you an opportunity to experience frontline work with young people facing or experiencing homelessness or unsafe in London. You’ll be able to shadow different teams, such as our youth work team, health, housing and outreach teams, as well as improve your understanding of youth homelessness in London. No two days are the same at New Horizon. You might be in our day centre one day, out on a prison visit the next, accompanying our street outreach team or facilitating a youth work session in our drop in.
Placements at New Horizon Youth Centre are a minimum of three months in duration and we ask students for a minimum commitment of 14 hours per week. You must be able to demonstrate valid enrolment at a UK or EU higher level institution (i.e. University level or above) and we can only offer placements to students aged 18 or over.
We typically hear from students studying courses such as youth work, criminology, social work, international social work, community development, and general social sciences but please do get in touch if you have a placement requirement and want to find out more.
Unfortunately, we are not currently able to accept student placements which don’t meet the requirements outlined above. We are also currently unable to accept students for health-based placements or placements which require clinical supervision.
To apply for a student placement, please email your CV, a brief covering letter outlining your interest in a placement and learning objectives at New Horizon Youth Centre, along with a copy of your course requirements as issued by your university to [email protected]
We are currently only taking student placement applications for placements starting in January/February 2024