Later this year, the Gibraltar Youth Service will offer an Introduction to Youth Work Training Course for potential volunteers. Some volunteers have already started to enquire about the course which will run from 9-4 pm on both Saturday 1st October and on Sunday 2nd October at the Youth Centre, Montagu Bastion, Line Wall Road.
Trainees will have the choice of two routes, an assessed and a non-assessed route. Both routes will involve face-to-face work and interactive group learning workshops, after an initial Introduction to Youth Work Aims and Objectives and Youth Work Delivery.
The assessed route will require the trainee to evidence a set of core Youth Work skills and to develop relevant social educational projects for young people. Successful completion of these will result in the award of a local certificate in an ‘Introduction to Understanding Youth Work.'
The training period runs until the end of May 2017 during which time trainees will have the opportunity to work alongside Youth Service staff members in a variety of youth work scenarios.
The training offers an ideal opportunity for those wishing to work with young people and with a commitment to their social education and welfare.