Archive for the Youth Work Category

CLS Volunteers celebrate their achivements in the last year

CLS Volunteers celebrate their achivements in the last year

It was time for all of our volunteers to meet again and reflect on their work in 2013, share with us their ideas on how our volunteering service could improve and receive certificates celebrating their achievements.

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Testimonial: Arrochar YOUTH and Youth Club

Testimonial: Arrochar YOUTH and Youth Club

We have been providing a lot of training and volunteering opportunities in the recent years and we have helped a number of youth and community groups set up and run projects that improve life in local communities. Angela Mckell from the Arrochar YOUTH and Youth Club, one of such organisations, has sent us her comment […]

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Youth Workers and Volunteers Develop Their Skills

Youth Workers and Volunteers Develop Their Skills

Our first SQA accredited course, the PDA in Youth Work, is well underway with the group of volunteers completing the first unit (Engaging With Young People). So far they have enjoyed the new learning experience and some of them having to work hard at starting to learn again after a few years of not formalising […]

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Volunteers Help at Helensburgh and Lomond Highland Games

Volunteers Help at Helensburgh and Lomond Highland Games

The Helensburgh and Lomond Highland Games was a fantastic start to Volunteers Week on the 1st June 2013. Twenty two volunteers aged between 11 and 55+ donated their time to help out with the games on the day. The day started for some at half past seven and went on untill half past five.

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France, Here We Come!

France, Here We Come!

It was hot, sticky and hard to tackle in one go! No, not an oversized helping of sticky toffee pudding but the sponsored hillwalk undertaken by the Ten2Ten group a couple of weekends ago!

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Youth Group Fundraising to Go to France

Youth Group Fundraising to Go to France

Ten2Ten is a youth project in West Dunbartonshire which involves young people organising a French exchange programme. Last year, ten young people from the twinned town of Beauvoisin in the south of France came to spend two weeks with their Scottish counterparts and the event was a great success. Now it’s the West Dunbartonshire young […]

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Whitecrook re-CYCLE Programme to Encourage Young People to Get on Their Bikes

Whitecrook re-CYCLE Programme to Encourage Young People to Get on Their Bikes

A West Dunbartonshire Councillor launched a youth work programme based in the area of Whitecrook that aims to encourage young people to be more active and gain useful skills and confidence. Cllr Kath Ryall met with CLS’s youth workers before the first streetwork session that aimed to recruit young people for re-CYCLE – a bike […]

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University of Glasgow Activate Course Underway in Arrochar and Garelochhead

University of Glasgow Activate Course Underway in Arrochar and Garelochhead

The second University of Glasgow’s Activate course run by CLS has started in the Centre 81 in Garelochhead. The introduction to community development course is aimed at people of all ages who are active in their communities and would like to improve their skills and use the experience to work on projects that will benefit […]

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Ten2Ten – French Exchange Programme for Young People in West Dunbartonshire

Ten2Ten - French Exchange Programme for Young People in West Dunbartonshire

The Ten2Ten group are a group of 10 young people from West Dunbartonshire who are involved in a project that aims to maintain social ties with a French town of Beauvoisin and open the young people to the world of diversity of cultures.

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