Y2Bee - Peer Mentor Programme

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Y2Bee is a partnership between Youth Scotland and Place2Be. The three-year programme is funded by STV Children's Appeal.

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Community-based youth work plays a key role in supporting young people and their mental health. The Y2Bee Peer Mentor Programme trains young people aged 14-18 to support other young people in their community and their mental health.

Youth workers from Youth Scotland member groups can register young people from their groups interested in taking part in the programme. The young participants will receive bespoke training by mental health charity Place2Be.

The training consists of three online sessions and four online modules covering various themes related to mentoring for young people. Each module is broken down into cards with information, activities and videos to support their learning. Young people and their Youth Workers should be able to attend all online sessions.

Programme dates

  • 5 July 2021- 15.00-16.30: first online session and access to online modules open (modules to be completed in own time)
  • 22 July 2021 -15.00-16.30: second online session
  • 5 August 2021 - 15.00-16.30: third online session

Please register your interest by 28 June 2021.

We do not need to know the names of the young people at this stage however please indicate the number of young people spaces you would like to reserve.

Young people and their Youth Workers need to be able to attend all online sessions.

Places are limited and will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.

Please note that the programme is open to Youth Scotland member groups only.

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Youth Scotland is the national charity for supporting and delivering youth work in the community. We believe in changing lives through youth work.

We are the largest national youth work organisation in Scotland, supporting more than 65,000 young people, over 1,400 youth groups and over 8,000 youth workers including 5,000 volunteers. Youth Scotland has been around since the early 20th century and has a diverse membership network – from small rural youth groups to large urban projects. The common goal that we all share is better outcomes for young people.

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