Appropriate Relationships with Young People

Appropriate Relationships with Young People INTRODUCTION The role of a youth worker can be a complicated one. The relationship between a youth worker and a young person is not the same as other relationships – there is a certain informality, but it is different to a...
Overview of Policies & Procedures

Overview of Policies & Procedures

Overview of Policies & Procedures INTRODUCTION Here we aim to give you a checklist of the paperwork that you need in place to work with young people. By paperwork we mean the policies you need to work to, and the paperwork that we would advise you to use when...
How to work well with young volunteers

How to work well with young volunteers

How to work well with young volunteers INTRODUCTION Young volunteers are an invaluable resource. Bursting with energy, passion and enthusiasm, they are an asset to any team. But they can also bring challenges. There’s a strange time of transition between being a young...
Safeguarding and Young People

Safeguarding and Young People

Safeguarding and Young People INTRODUCTION Protecting the young people we work with should be at the core of what we do; giving them a place of safety, love and justice, for all but especially for those who do not find it elsewhere. It is vital that we are safe to...
Forming A Volunteer Agreement

Forming A Volunteer Agreement

Forming A Volunteer Agreement INTRODUCTION Value volunteers or watch them walk away! It’s important that we value and give time to the relationship between ourselves and the volunteers we work with and alongside. Spending time in the forming of good working...

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