; What is Youth Work? - Youth Work Essentials

The following links provide a summary of the features of youth work, using information from some of the guiding documents which have been produced by key organisations over recent years (all are included in the resources section for further reference).  

Learning Outcomes

Volunteers who complete this section will:

  • Know the key purpose of youth work and how this is applied in their youth group.
  • Be aware of the importance of a youth-led approach as the basis for good youth work.
  • Understand how to adapt the volunteer role in different youth work situations.

The Induction Portfolio


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