Youth work is a multi-dimensional field. With good research and guidance, you can create your own path into youth work that is shaped around your specific interests.
You can decide whether you’d like to spend the majority of your time with youth or simply work on-behalf of youth. Despite the variations, the main goal that unites all youth workers is the desire to help improve the status and lives of young people.
This section will focus on personal reflection and assessment. By the end you will have a better understanding of how your current values and skill sets fit into the field of Youth Work.
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