Congratulations to our volunteer of the month Jess

Jess has been a BYZ volunteer for the last 8 months. Since Day one of Jess volunteering in our LGBT+ group, she has been committed, friendly and passionate about ensuring all young people in LGBT+ receive the best possible service and support. We are extremely proud of Jess and her amazing attitude to our BYZ... Read more »

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Claire wins volunteer of the month

Well done to Claire who has won this months volunteer of the month. Claire volunteers each week across numerous sessions and has built up some great relationships with young people and staff alike, and has a very supportive, empowering and nurturing approach.    Claire does not shy away from doing something different. She is very adaptable... Read more »

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Husna wins volunteer of the month

March’s volunteer of the month has been awarded to Husna who volunteers her time each week to support our Diversity club.  Husna has done extremely well in fitting straight into Diversity sessions. She has built up good relationships with the young people and has ounces of enthusiasm when delivering her art sessions. Husna strives to... Read more »

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Beth wins volunteer of the month

We are so pleased to present Beth our sports volunteer with Februarys volunteer of the month.  Beth is always reliable, on time and committed to all sessions. She comes in to all sessions with a friendly and welcoming manner and has built up a good rapport with both staff and young people alike. Beth will... Read more »

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Our values will make us the HEART beat of Blackburn with Darwen

BYZ: Our new HEART Values Values are the soul of an organisation. Good values, when manifested in how we act every day, help us create the future we want to experience in our day to day working life. We have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to build an outstanding organisation – one that lives up to the... Read more »

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Meet Raz Mohammed, our interim Chief Executive

We are very pleased to announce that Raz Mohammed has joined Blackburn Youth Zone as our interim Chief Executive, taking over the reins of Hannah Allen officially on 1st June…

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Melanie Thomas nominated for Rising Star Award

Blackburn Youth Zone are proud to announce that Melanie Thomas, Fundraising Assistant at the Youth Zone, has been shortlisted for the ‘Rising Star (under 30 years old)’ category...

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