Working With Volunteers Training
November 5 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
A highly interactive day, participants will take part in practical activities to explore volunteer’s motivation, understand the role of a volunteer, professional confidentiality and boundaries, as well as how to engage effectively with young people.
This training can be delivered directly to new volunteers or as a ‘train the trainer’ event, giving delegates the skills and knowledge to successfully run their own volunteer induction programmes.
Aimed at voluntary, private & statutory youth services this training package offers quality ideas to train and support anyone volunteering to work with young people. This includes youth clubs, youth information services and targeted support programmes.
With a perfect blend of theory and practical skills that you can use with young people.
This training consists of real-time sessions & techniques, discussion groups and opportunities to practice and network with each other
- Why people volunteer
- The skills and qualities needed to work with young people
- Explore stereotypes and assumptions
- Consider ways to set and enforce boundaries and confidentiality
- Try out activities to motivate and engage with young people
- Be given a suggested framework and session plans for training volunteers
Vanessa Rogers is a nationally acclaimed youth work trainer and author with experience of managing a wide range of services for young people (11-25), including early intervention, youth offending and targeted services. She is best known for creating practice-based educational resources for youth workers and teachers, published worldwide by Jessica Kingsley Publishers.
These provide creative ways to engage young people in learning about traditionally emotive topics including relationships and sex (RSE), pornography and peer domestic abuse to develop the life skills to make healthy, positive choices.
She continues to work with young people across the UK on a commissioned basis, is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) and sits on the council for the Institute for Youth Work (IYW).
ABOUT OUR TRAINING
At KIP Education, the experiences of professionals, and the young people they work with, are at the heart of our training programme. Each year we deliver training to over 10,000 professionals, and our expert trainers give you the practical skills to support the young people you work with.