GMYN are once again offering the ‘Intro to Youth Work’ training programme. There are six themed training events which are still open for bookings and cover areas of youth work basics. All training is taking place Thursdays 5.30pm-8.30pm at GMYN, 27 Ardwick Green North, M12 6FZ and is free for Manchester volunteers. Places are booked through the Eventbrite website here: http://goo.gl/kt04nN
Each training event is a standalone session. You do not need to attend each one.
9 Nov Intro to Youth Work Values
Exploring the definitions of youth work and how to embed the underpinning values when working with young people.
16 Nov ‘Conversations’
Looking at how youth workers build responsive relationships with young people and how boundaries can be identified and managed.
23 Nov Group Work Skills
This is a practical session looking at what groups are and how to work with young people in groups. You’ll leave with learning to take forward and a range of examples to use in practice
30 Nov Understanding and Meeting Needs
Exploring youth worker’s roles as critical and responsive practitioners by understanding young people’s needs and knowing how to signpost to further support.
7 Dec Planning, Recording and Monitoring
This session will offer insight into the importance and relevance of planning, recording and monitoring youth work and ways to do this.
14 Dec Measuring Impact
This session will explore what is meant by evaluation, reflective practice and impact, using the example of the Most Significant Change model.
Bookings are made through the Eventbrite website which explains full details about payments and cancellations. For volunteers wishing to attend multiple events it is possible to carry over your deposit to cover other training sessions. Please confirm this request via email to firstname.lastname@example.org once you have booked onto your first session through Eventbrite.
For staff members preferring to pay by invoice or organisations wishing to book multiple volunteer or staff places on one or more of the training sessions complete and return attached booking form to email@example.com.
Further information can be found on the GMYN website: www.gmyn.co.uk/cm/what-we-do/news/vip-volunteer-infrastructure-project/item/178-v-i-p-intro-to-youth-work-training-is-back-this-november