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PAVE YOUR WAY

Delivered by Learning Partnerships

Supported by: East Leeds Anti-Social Behaviour Team, West Yorkshire Police - Community Trust

ENEH - Community Investment Bids, Community Development Foundation – Community First

Are you aged 16-25 yrs old and from East Leeds ?

Would you like to improve your skills, confidence and employability through volunteering in your local community ?

Can you help us find out what young people think about their community ?

Working as part of a small and friendly team, you will be supported to plan and deliver workshops in schools & youth/community centres across East Leeds.

Outcomes from the workshops will be fed back to our key partners:

(West Yorkshire Police, East Leeds Anti-Social Behaviour Team, ENE Area Support Team).

  • This work will greatly support our partners in developing their services for young people.

  

You will also:

  • Receive an induction & training to enable you to take part
  • Enjoy fun, teambuilding activities that will improve the local area
  • Gain vital work experience, insight into industries and on the job training
  • Access help with CV building, job search and applications
  • Receive 1-2-1 personal development support and help moving on
  • Gain a recognised Award for Volunteering (through national charity vinspired
  • Re-imbursement of travel costs
  • Take part in flexible and supportative opportunity

Project starts: Tuesday 5th November - Tuesdays and Thursdays 10-3pm for 7 weeks.

Venue: Learning Partnerships, Hudson Road, Leeds, LS9 7DN and other locations in LS9

Would you like to find out more about this new opportunity?

Please call Belle to arrange an informal interview. Referral forms required in advance.

Belle:                          0113 380 6734 (Project Co-ordinator)

Telephone/text:         07964 46097

Email:                         belle@learningpartnerships.org.uk

 “I learned a lot from this…to experience the way my community is and what needs changing and improving.”     

Duvane (17) Former Volunteer 2WS.

Volunteering with Hilary Benn -

MP Hilary Benn met with 2 <Way> Street volunteers at the Burmantofts Gala in June.

As part of a youth led project to celebrate the fabulous cultural diversity of Burmantofts,  our volunteers organised a stall and carried out a global & cultural mapping exercise. They met with 55 people from around the world, the furthest away being from Russia, Peru and China.

Volunteers who took part were delighted to share with us their knowledge of their home cultures.

It was a fantastic day and many people who took part in the event demonstrated love of their home cultures by bringing food, wearing traditional costume and playing authentic music. We can’t wait for next year!

Thanks to volunteers Hani, Gizem and Modou.

Gizem aged 20 said:  “Volunteering with 2<Way>Street has been fun and exciting.

It has helped me meet new people and communicate with others around me, and also I really enjoyed planning projects and sharing my ideas and listening to others.  2 Way Street has organised a volunteering placement at the the local hospital, this work experience opportunity will help me in the future with my goal to become a nurse.

Completing my100 hours nationally recognised vinsprired award for volunteering is great evidence of my attendance and will help me get into work.

If you know a young person aged 16-25 years living in East Leeds who would like to volunteer, please contact Belle on 0113 380 6662

Learning Partnerships is a registered charity, number 1003603