Rutland Youth Service
The aim of the Rutland Youth Service is to make contact with young people aged 13-25 years, with a target age range of 13-19 years, to promote and deliver opportunities which are challenging, supportive and fun. Involvement with the youth service will enable young people to learn, develop and achieve as individuals and as members of groups.
Resource allocation is dependant upon needs assessment and is prioritised according to identified need.
- To create opportunities which motivate young people to recognise and achieve their potential.
- To involve young people in decision making in their own lives, their community, nationally and internationally.
- To provide a balanced and varied curriculum catering for different interests and needs.
- To provide learning opportunities which are fun and challenging, and develop self-esteem and confidence.
- To work in partnership with other organisations to promote effective, high quality services to young people.
- To identify and work with young people who are vulnerable at risk or under achieving.
- To provide a safe environment for youth work to take place.
- To promote knowledge, understanding and respect of others irrespective of race, disability, sexuality, gender or religion.
Desired outcomes for young people from their contact with Rutland Youth Service.
- Development of self-esteem, awareness of self and others and confidence.
- Recognition of potential and aspirations.
- Gaining new skills and new experiences.
- Involvement in the democratic process, in their service and beyond.
- Develop an awareness of rights and responsibilities.
- Recognition of their achievement and learning.
- Understanding the risks of certain actions and behaviour.
- Knowledge of services available from health promotion agencies.
- Respect for each individual.
- Responsibility for their own personal development..