The Volunteer Passport Scheme

Ensures that you have the skills and confidence to support your volunteering role.

Volunteers are important people

They support a vast range of activities and services for young people in Leicester and Leicestershire.

The volunteer passport scheme – ensures that you have the skills and confidence to support your volunteering role.

That’s what the Young Leicestershire volunteer passport is all about…

What is the Volunteer Passport?

It’s a short training course covering the key skills you need to have to work with young people.

There are 18 hours of teaching in six areas:

  • Basic Youth Work
  • Equality and Diversity
  • First Aid
  • Health and Safety
  • Keeping yourself and others safe
  • Person Centred Approach

Each session is led by experienced and fully qualified tutors. When you have finished training you will gain a nationally accredited qualification from the NCFE and a Volunteer Passport photo ID badge.

The training, your Volunteer Passport ID badge and certificate are free of charge. You can wear the badge when you are volunteering to show that you have undertaken the Volunteer Passport accredited training course.

Who can get a Volunteer Passport?

The Volunteer Passport is for anyone over the age of 16, who volunteers with children or young people or who wants to volunteer in the future.

Do I need a DBS Check?

Yes, you must have a DBS check before we can issue a Volunteer Passport.

New and request a price or help with a funding bid, please contact us.

By post: Fill in the form on this printable document and send it to: Young Leicestershire Ltd, Warwick Road, Whetstone, Leicestershire LE8 6LW.

By email: Send your contact details in an email to:

By telephone: Call 0116 2750489.

On line: Complete the form here

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