These short courses are ideal for those young people who are less likely to access more formal training. They are designed to provide an introduction to various topics, delivered in a fun and relevant way for the learners. Participants will receive a certificate of attendance at the end of the course. These courses can be delivered to groups of any age, but are more suited to 14+.
Introduction to youth work
An introduction to the aims and objectives of youth work, different methods of delivery and how to engage with young people. It also covers aspects such as risk assessments, safeguarding and monitoring and evaluation.
Supporting young people who wish to become peer mentors and role models to other young people in their communities. Covering topics such as codes of conduct, record keeping and making referrals.
Introduction to community volunteering (half day)
For young people taking their first steps to becoming community volunteers, helping out at weekly sessions, community events or planning social action projects. Covers the roles and responsibilities of a volunteering, skills and attributes, boundaries and equality and diversity.
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If you have a group of young people that you feel would benefit from attending one of these workshops, please contact us and we will try and find an available tutor. Alternatively, please visit our tutor training section to find out how your staff can get trained to deliver these courses.