Yusuf Youth Initiative

Charity registered in Scotland SC036895

The Yusuf Youth Initiative is a dynamic youth led organization aspiring to nurture leaders of tomorrow. We provide enriching programs incorporating accreditation in sports, volunteering and the development of social action projects that will encourage young people from the BME community to grow, strive and become change makers in a vibrant and changing society.

Current opportunities

Victoria Gardens is a new exciting urban growing/social space located on the edge of Balgay Park. We have exciting plans for the space including a community kitchen and picnic benches. Now we are looking for volunteers to help us to build a pond, club house, mud kitchen, and sow seeds. The Garden is open we open Thursday, Friday and Saturday 10 to 3 pm in winter time and in spring / summer it will be open 5 days a week 10am to 4pm.

The Yusuf Youth Initiative (YYI) was set up in 2004 by a group of young enthusiasts who are driven by the desire to work for their community and improve their society. The group have undertaken a number of community projects on a local and national scale. Volunteers Delivery Drivers are needed for the Foodbank. This will involve picking up the food parcels around lunchtime from their office at West Pitkerro Industrial Estate and delivering them to those in need's home using your own vehicle. Mileage expenses will be reimbursed. The volunteers can pick up the parcel any time between 11:30 hours to 12:50 hours and then deliver it to the clients at their convenient time. Deliveries are made on Monday to Friday.