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Make a Difference Surrey

Thanks to funding from #iwill 2018 (c/o Surrey Community Foundation) we are offering free youth social action training for practitioners working in Woking & Spelthorne & Runnymede.

Run by Young Citizens the Make a Difference training introduces the child-led project supporting primary aged pupils (Yr 5 & 6) to identify, research and address causes and to take the lead in making a difference to their communities through campaigning, fundraising or taking direct action. See film here .

The workshop is on Thursday 7th February 2019 between 12:30 - 4pm at the Eikon centre, Fulbrook School, New Haw.

Places limited to 1-3 staff per organisation. (This workshop is usually £160 in London). Contact Sally on 01483 453962 to book.

Featured Member

Working in local schools, east to west Relational Support Workers are journeying alongside young people to understand their situations, grow their confidence and help them thrive. Often the support work takes place in 1-1 and group sessions, listening to and caring for students over several months or even years. But it can also involve practical help like going with children to doctor’s appointments or food banks, connecting them with a social worker or specialist counsellor, mending holes in their school uniform, or just making sure they get breakfast. Whatever kind of help is required,...

Collaborations

Based on Surrey Youth Focus' research on "Engaging under represented young people in Sport" see here, Surrey Youth Focus is partnering with Active Surrey to deliver a series of FREE workshops to explore which young people are under-represented in sport, what they are looking for, and the small changes your club could introduce to make a difference. Learn how you can reach new participants and open new funding opportunities.

Confirmed dates 

Camberley - Monday 26 November, 6.30-8.30pm
Ashford - Monday 10 December, 7-9pm
Godalming - Wednesday 23 January, 7-9pm
Guildford - Monday 28 Jan, 7-9pm
Reigate - Monday 4 February, 6.30-8.30pm

To book your place contact James Lovell at Active Surrey

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