Introduction to Youth Work – free training for volunteers

GMYN is once again offering the ‘Intro to Youth Work’ training programme. There are six themed training events which are open for bookings and cover areas of youth work basics. All training is taking place this time in Wythenshawe starting on 7th November – Mondays 5:30-8:30pm at the Lifestyle Centre in Woodhouse Park, and is free for Manchester volunteers.  Places are booked through the Eventbrite website here.

Dates Training
Mon 7th Nov Intro to Youth Work Values
Exploring the definitions of youth work and how to embed the underpinning values when working with young people.
Mon 14th Nov ‘Conversations’
Looking at how youth workers build responsive relationships with young people and how boundaries can be identified and managed.
Mon 21st 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
Mon 28th Nov Understanding and Meeting Needs
Exploring youth workers roles as critical and responsive practitioners by understanding young people’s needs and knowing how to signpost to further support.
Mon 5th 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.
Mon 12th 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.

Each training event is a standalone session so you can book on as many as you like but you do not need to attend each one.

If you are looking to book a number of people on training events across the training dates please get in contact as we can offer an alternative booking method.

Any queries to Myrtle Finley at GMYN –

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