Starting Out – A National Induction Training Programme for Volunteers engaged in Youth Work
The Starting Out Programme has beendeveloped by the National Youth Council of Ireland to standardise training ofvolunteers working with young people throughout the country.
Theprogramme is being piloted across the country with Sign Out Youth Co as one ofthe youth groups to be included in this initial training. The Programme runs for 6 weeks commencing Wed 22nd Feb from 7pm to 9.30pm in Sign Out Youth Cafe. The training is open to everyone over 18, no previous qualifications necessary and is fundedby Galway Rural Development and is free of charge to all participants.
If you are already involved in youth work, would like to find out more , are a parents, or want to enhance a course programme then this training is for you!!. The sessions will cover topics such as - Information about youth work and Itswork with young peeople - Factors that impact on a young person’slife - The importance of acknowledging youngpeople’s strengths - Roles and responsibilities - Policies and procedures. Places are limited, to register an interest please contact Susan on 087 6779267