Introduction to Youth Work Course 2024

On Thursday 15th February, our partner Active Communities delivered their Introduction to Youth Work Course at Downham Health & Leisure, BR1 5EW, for 22 attendees from Sports Fun 4 All, 1Life, BIG KID Foundation, Street Soccer London, Somerville Youth Centre, PTP Coaching, The Learning Club, Masbro Youth Club and Enable LC.






The course developed their practical youth work skills for effectively supporting young people, boosting their confidence, and allowing them to learn from each other. The workshop explored the values and ethics of youth work and explained why it is different to other work with young people.

The attendees learned about the following:

– the ethos of youth work
– the role and responsibilities of a youth worker
– transferable skills and qualities for inclusive youth work
– how personal values impact youth work practice and developing positive regard for all young people
– ways to engage and build trusting relationships with young people.