Why Join Us

As the leading voice within the youth sector, we can help you get your voice heard

The youth sector has been hit hard by government cuts with many organisations struggling to secure a future. Membership provides vital support, funding, training and a national voice to champion a shared vision for young people.

Are you ready to become a member? Find out how to apply.

Premium: £500

  • Advocacy and representation to ensure your voice is heard by government and key decision makers
  • Access to Ambition Giving, a designated grant fund supporting youth clubs and projects
  • Eligible to apply for Ambition funding and/ or participate in national consortium funding initiatives to deliver youth work programmes in your area
  • Preferential rates for Ambition Quality, our nationally recognised Quality Mark
  • Preferential rates to our annual national conference and priority access to themed policy seminars
  • Eligible to send a staff / board representative to network meetings
  • Discounted consultancy tailored to meet your needs
  • Access to Ambition preferred suppliers including insurance cover and impact measurement software
  • Monthly e-newsletters with exclusive information and offers
  • Free access to a range of invaluable online tools and resources to enhance your work
  • Support and guidance from a dedicated membership team
  • Eligible to vote in accordance with the Rules of Ambition

Ambition is helping us overcome some of the challenges we face as a local authority youth service; in particular, better evidencing the impact of our work. Their expertise, resources and networks have proved invaluable.” Slough Borough Council.

Ambition’s guidance around diversifying our income has helped us to re-evaluate our approach and devise a clear action plan for success.” New Horizon Youth Centre.

“Thanks to Ambition we have published a new 3-year strategy. The impact has been tremendous!” Young Devon.

13,500 volunteers help to run amazing youth clubs and projects in our network

90% of annual expenditure directly supports young people in local communities

81% of participants felt more engaged at school

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