What Is Positive Transitions?
Positive Transitions is a project made by young people for young people. People Know How wants to empower them to make a great start as they begin secondary school. We want to give young people the right opportunities to been heard, helping them to:
Creating an open dialogue with young people we will build a project together and provide them with an approach that meets their needs and the needs of young people that follow them.
We are also working with statutory services.
Would You Like To Participate?
You can help us in many ways:
Are you interested in joining our team as a volunteer?
Fill in the following form and we will provide you with further information on how to join our team
What Does Volunteering Involve?
We’re looking for volunteers that have an interest and enthusiasm for working with and supporting young people. We will be delivering different training sessions including how to design a consultation, consult with young people, their families and carers along with explaining the Scottish Government strategy for children and young people – Getting It Right For Every Child (GIRFEC); and working safely with children and young people including child protection.
We will be actively talking with and supporting young people to empower them to share their ideas on how the service could be designed. Volunteers will be designing and implementing the project:
Note: We will require volunteers to join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme.
You will receive comprehensive support from People Know How including induction, training and support.
You will also receive Youth Befriending training, covering areas such as child protection, drug and alcohol use, and effective communication skills.