working with young people remotely

Information updated: 12/5/20

Stay in, Workout

Check out our weekly activity timetable – updated every Friday!

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Get creative at home

Exciting arts opportunities for young people – from fun challenges to world-class theatre.

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Employability resource directory

Useful resources for young people looking to develop during lockdown.

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Top safeguarding considerations for online delivery

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Opportunities and resources

Fully Focused

Youth-led film company Fully Focused have launched a drama series called EXPOSED, that follows a group of teenagers through the ups and downs of lockdown. Watch here. For an exclusive opportunity to join a Q&A with the cast and crew on Friday 22nd May 8pm email hello@fullyfocusedproductions.com

The event will be hosted by Luke Vernon and include the exceptional cast including Mia McKenna-Bruce (Dumping Ground, & Get Even) Kaine Zajaz (Raised by Wolves, Informer), Ricky Smart (Top Boy) and internet sensation Ty Logan. You will have the chance to ask questions, win giveaways and discover what really happens behind the scenes.

Youth Work Support

The new resource hub set up by UK Youth, NYA and The Mix provides a range of useful resources for youth work. This includes a list of resources for ways to stay connected and work with young people remotely.

The Mix

The Mix have a range of online tools and activities to support young people with problems they may be experiencing.

Scouts

Scouts have created the Great Indoors, a bank of engaging activities for young people to do with their families while they are staying at home.

Youth Sport Trust

Youth Sport Trust have some useful resources for young people to learn and stay active at home.

Guidance and safeguarding

We encourage all youth workers to carefully consider what new ways of working could mean for young people’s safety or wellbeing and to assess the risks of working with young people remotely.

Our Membership Development Officers have written a blog with five practical ways you can adapt your provision to working digitally. You may also find these resources useful: