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Case Study – Peer Supporter (Volunteer)
Rebecca has worked with YMCA youth workers for some time now. In that time she has progressed from being a participant at sessions to a peer supporter volunteering at various sessions to support other young people. Throughout this process Rebecca has completed various training courses to help develop her skills and increase confidence. She has... Read the full article
Community action, volunteering, peer supporters:
Throughout Quarter 3 a number of young people aged 13-19 have engaged with community action / volunteering programmes. Members of Y Stay In (YSI), our Central Wednesday night provision, joined other young people on the National Citizenship Service (NCS) programme. Having attended a residential experience in the Lake District, including hiking, raft building, orienteering and... Read the full article
Case Study – Survival Adventure @ Dearne Valley Park (Hoyle Mill)
During the summer the project piloted survival adventure as part of our programme of activities. This activity had been on young peoples’ wish list for a while and we are fortunate to have a member of staff with qualifications and experience in this field. This pilot activity was based on the Forest School ethos of... Read the full article
Case Study – YMCA Mini Olympics @ YMCA Barnsley
During the summer we celebrated the Rio Olympics and Paralympics by providing opportunities for young people to take part in Olympic themed sports and games at Barnsley YMCA. At the Mini Olympics young people worked in teams comprised of young people of differing abilities and randomly selected a country they were going to represent during... Read the full article