Another year of sucessful students

Congratulations! Although not all of the students who achieved a formal qualification with us were able to attend our Celebration event, held at the Mayor’s Parlour, those who did had a great time. Thank-you to Cllr Alex Houghton: Peartree Ward for hosting.

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Read about a touching and inspiring journey from a local youth worker

I was playing football on my street with fences as goals posts, the middle of the road lines as the halfway line when 2 youth workers came to speak to us during detached youth work, I remember one of them telling us about the trips (Ben) but kept pronouncing it wrong and the other being a vegetarian (Rich) that is…

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Read about one of our Champions of Youth Work

I am delighted to have been asked by Gillian Spratt, Operations Manager of No Limits Trading, to contribute towards the promotion of youth work training as part of the National Youth Work Week.  After walking into Woolston Youth Club in 2003 and asking if I could volunteer, (I started off doing 6 hrs a week)…

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Youth Work Week – 1st to 7th November 2021

Arguably there has never been a more important time for youth work, whether this is professional, paid workers or enthusiastic volunteers. Where ever youth work happens the requirement is the same. Young people require skilled adults to work alongside them, as they make their journey from childhood to adulthood. If you are interested in a…

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Coffee & Catch-up – Tuesday 26th October

What a great way to start the day, by having a chat about what we can do to help climate change but then also what we can do to help others in our community! We were joined by representatives from Saints Foundation, Enham Trust, Rotary Southampton Magna, Southampton University, Abri, Southampton City Council, Safe New…

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Are you interested in a formal qualification in Youth Work?

Are you already working with young people in a paid or voluntary capacity? Or is that what you dream of doing? Are you interested in learning the theory behind your youth work practice? Our Level 2 Award in Youth Work Principles and Level 3 Certificate in Youth Work Practice courses, both start in November. The…

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Is your school or college equipped to tackle sexual harassment?

We know that teachers have so much to contend with, so let us support you in this area to make a difference. Ofsted June 2021 published a review of sexual abuse in schools and colleges:  nearly 90% of girls and 50% of boys said being sent explicit pictures or videos of things they did not want…

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Coffee and Catch-up Networking Breakfast

Lovely to see everyone this morning at our Coffee and Catch Up networking event on Tuesday 28th September. As it was virtual, we all managed to stay dry and not use any petrol! As part of reviewing the No Limits Trading business plan, we are looking at our DNA so asked our colleagues what their…

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Collaboration within Southampton

Rotary Social Innovation Group – Face2Face Meeting Sat 11th Sept 2021 It was great to actually meet up in person with members of this group who are all social enterprises wanting to collaborate with others. We discussed how we had all coped during lockdown and what new skills we had learnt along the way. We…

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