Get Involved Community Activator

Our Get Involved Community Activator training will increase the work and training readiness of young people aged 16 to 21. Participants will be supported to increase their life skills and address multiple or complex needs surrounding their health, wellbeing and confidence.

When & where?

Rolling 6 week programme at the Bromley by Bow Centre. Get in touch to find out start dates.

Who is it for?

The training programme is for 16-21 year olds living in Tower Hamlets.

Contact

colin.king@bbbc.org.uk
07460 862886
020 8709 9714

What you’ll be doing

Image courtesy of Spotlight.

All participants will receive a personal action plan to enable them to achieve their goals and complete the 6 weeks Get Involved Community Activator training. On completion of the programme, participants will gain a nationally recognised Central YMCA Level 2 Community Activator accreditation and a Basic First Aid qualification.

Participants will be supported to become more physically and socially active within their community, with the aim to become more emotionally and economically resilient, socially and physically active and develop more resilience and determination to overcome challenges, which will support a positive transition to adulthood.

During the programme you will:

  • Learn new skills
  • Improve your wellbeing
  • Improve your confidence and self-esteem
  • Meet new friends
  • Increase your opportunities
  • Support your community

To become a Get Involved Community Activator you must:

  • Be aged between 16 and 21 years old
  • Live in Tower Hamlets
  • Be able to attend a 6-week training programme (one day a week)
  • Be able to attend group and one-to-one mentoring sessions
  • Maintain a positive and responsible approach to supporting yourself to access social and physical activities within your community

If you are interested in becoming a Get Involved Community Activator, we’d love to hear from you. By making contact, you are not joining the programme, it simply means we can answer any questions you may have about it.

Supported by Mayor of London and Spotlight.