UR Potential has 3 part time vacancies for youth workers to work with the Fylde Coast Be Involved Project, across Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre recruiting 14 to 25 year olds into volunteering. Each post is for 12 months commencing 1st November 2012 until 31st October 2013.  The posts are 18 hours per work and candidates must be able to work flexible hours.

Purpose of Job

To recruit, place & support young people aged 14 to 25 in volunteer placements, in one of the three areas, Blackpool, Fylde or Wyre, to identify and secure high quality voluntary placements, to deliver training, set up youth action teams in all areas, set up youth led projects in all areas, to achieve all targets set, meet deadlines, produce monthly reports, liaise with statutory, private, public and VCFS groups, sit on various forums representing FCBI and obtain funding for youth led groups with young people.

Salary       JNC Scale 3,   Points 7-12   £20,013.00 (pro rata)

For an application form and Job description please contact Emma Carr, Office Manager on 01253 292299 or

Closing date is Monday 1st October 4.00.p.m. all applications to be received by this date. Any received after this time and date will not be accepted. Interviews will be held on Monday 15th October.

For an informal chat or more information please contact Linda Markey on 07592824122.


Fylde Coast Be Involved Project attracts Lottery Funding for 5 years


We are delighted to announce we have been successful in the Reaching Communities grants programme and has received funding for the next 5 years for our Fylde Coast Be Involved Youth Volunteering Project. This means we can now offer substantive services across Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre to young people aged 14 to 25 and to organisations to involve more young people in their organisations. Please contact our office for more details 01253 292299

UR Potential Celebration Event


It’s that time of year again when we are holding our Annual Celebration. This year our Youth Action Team are organising the event. We are celebrating the unique acheivements of young people, communities and organisations who have been involved with our project in the last 12 months.

Have you attended one of our training courses in the last 12 months? OR

Have you signed up to Fylde Coast Be Involved in the last 12 months and already acheived 50 hours or more?

If you have answered yes to any of the above questions- have you had an invitation to the Celebration Event on 28th July?

If not please contact or call the office on 01253 292299 for more information


Young People’s Mystery Shopping Project Starts September 2012

Are you interested in making a difference to the service young people receive in Blackpool?

 Do you want to be part of a unique youth led team of mystery shoppers?

 Do you want to gain an accredited qualification?

 Are you available for 2 days training in September and to meet at approximately 4 times to  complete a mystery shopping exercise?

If the answer is YES!!!!!!!!!!! Then please contact Deborah on 01253 292299.

All expenses will be paid


Certificate in Sports Level 1 sign up on Friday 29th June at Claremont First Step Centre 10 – 4pm

Starting in July at The Oracle aimed at those preparing to embark on a career in the Sport and Active Leisure Industry, or wishing to practically participate in a number of activities. They are practical, hands-on qualifications which are designed to prepare the candidate for work in a multitude of sport and leisure facilities and raise awareness of how and where to participate in sporting opportunities.

Employability and Personnel Development Award, Level 1 Certificate in Sports, FA Level 1 Certificate in Coaching Football, ICT Functional Skills  15hrs per week  run over 20 weeks .  Bus Pass and Bursary issued. Please contact OR ring the office on 01253 292299.

Alcohol Youth Led project in Fylde St Annes starts Monday 30th January


New Alcohol youth Led project in Fylde

New youth led Alcohol project to start on Monday 30th January 4.00 t0 7.00 at Church Road methodist Church Hall, St Annes on Sea. Pizzas and refreshments are available.

Project open to young people aged 14 to 19 (upto 25 with additional needs)

Contact Debbie 07989746673 for more information.

Alcohol Youth Led Project for Wyre and Fylde


UR potential through funding from LDAAT and Fylde and Wyre Children’s Trust are to deliver youth led Alcohol projects for young people in Wyre and Fylde in January 2012.

For more information and a referral form please contact Debbie Terras on 07989746673 or

Watch this spoace for more information and updates on dates and times.

Calling all young people aged 14 to 25 who have an interest in music and films!!!

We have started 2 projects in Fleetwood and St Annes and we need young people aged 14 to 25 who are either not in school/college/employment or who need some support in staying at school/college.

We need you!!!!

Do you want to be involved in a fantastic music DVD? Or part of a film crew or movie extras in Fleetwood???

Do you want to see your name on the big screen? Premier at the Odeon cinema Blackpool!

Contact Debbie on 07989746673

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