Wanted - Volunteers to help transform the lives of young people
18th June 2013
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Youth at Risk is working in partnership with the London Borough of Barnet to deliver an innovative programme of coaching and support which enables young people to make successful transitions in their education.

Youth at Risk are training and supporting the coaches.

We need volunteers who would like to coach a young person aged between 16 -18!

Results for YOU as a volunteer will include:

  • Training and practice in being a coach – a tool much required and sought after in today’s world
  • Having the experience and satisfaction of making a considerable difference in the life of a young person/people and to the community
  • Improved leadership and interpersonal skills - increasing effectiveness at work and in relationships with family and friends
  • A better understanding of young peoples’ issues and thinking
  • More meaningful and powerful relationships with your community


Your training:

You will participate in a training package designed and delivered by some of the best trainers in the field of personal and professional development.

It will start with a 2 day intensive workshop plus an evening session.

This will be followed by 8 follow-up sessions delivered over the year enhancing what you have learnt; developing your skill set further and supporting you in your role with the young people.


Your commitment:

Full participation in the 2- day workshop on Saturday 13th – Sunday 14th July 2013 from 9am - 6pm.

Attend an evening session on the 24th July from 630pm – 9pm.

Attend 8 Follow up evenings delivered over the year (dates tbc).

1 year of coaching a young person, with a face to face contact every fortnight (30 – 40 minutes), plus another contact every other week e.g. email, text or phone call.

Watch Youth at Risk at work on YouTube.


Please contact Sue Handley at Youth at Risk on

01763 241 120

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Andy Coleman (The Best of Barnet Borough)

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