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May 2017

VolTrain – Identity & Transitions in Adolescence Workshop

May 8, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Kitchen, The Station, Bristol YMCA, Silver Street
Bristol, BS1 2AG United Kingdom
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Free

Exploring the transitions that young people navigate in adolescence. How might we support them as they grow in their understanding of who they are? VolTrain is a partnership between several organisations, including Bristol City Council, to equip, resource and train volunteer youth workers in the Bristol area. It is open to all volunteer youth workers across both statutory and voluntary sectors and is completely free. Paid workers may also attend if they are accompanying volunteers. For more information or to…

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Play & Creativity Short Course

May 15, 2017 @ 10:00 am - May 18, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Bristol Baptist College, Bristol Baptist College, The Promenade, Clifton
Bristol, BS8 3NJ United Kingdom
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£300

Play and creativity are inextricably linked. This course focuses on their links and their role in nurturing spirituality and well-being in community settings, including Christian worship. The course is about developing a theoretical understanding of play and creativity, and the skills to apply it to your setting. The teaching includes setting up a play space within a community setting and using observation skills to reflect on the play space and your own skills as a facilitator of play. The module…

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June 2017

Godly Play 3 Day Course – *Fully Booked*

June 5, 2017 @ 9:00 am - June 7, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Bristol Baptist College, Bristol Baptist College, The Promenade, Clifton
Bristol, BS8 3NJ United Kingdom
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£295

*This course is now fully booked.* This is a certificated course led by accredited members of the College of Trainers of Godly Play UK. Over 3 days this training develops your ability to use Godly Play methods and understand its principles. The training follows an action/reflection model of learning – learning through hands-on experience and reflection rather than lectures. There is a mixture of trainer-led sessions, and opportunities for coached participant storytelling presentations. We work in a model Godly Play…

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September 2017

Godly Play ‘Taste and See’ Morning

September 23, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Tyndale Baptist Church, Whiteladies Road
Bristol, BS8 2QG United Kingdom
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£5

This event is designed for those who wish to experience and reflect on Godly Play. It will be held within a Godly Play space and is an opportunity to experience a full Godly Play Session. Godly Play • Is a creative and imaginative approach to Christian nurture • Can be used in a variety of settings Churches, schools, hospitals, care homes for the elderly • Is based on long established, tried and tested approaches • Uses symbols and objects as well as words • Values…

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VolTrain – Online Safety & Social Media Workshop

September 25, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Kitchen, The Station, Bristol YMCA, Silver Street
Bristol, BS1 2AG United Kingdom
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Free

A workshop looking at the perks and pitfalls of using Social media in Youth work. Best practice advice to keep you, and your young people, safe online. VolTrain is a partnership between several organisations, including Bristol City Council, to equip, resource and train volunteer youth workers in the Bristol area. It is open to all volunteer youth workers across both statutory and voluntary sectors and is completely free. Paid workers may also attend if they are accompanying volunteers. For more…

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November 2017

Godly Play Introductory Day

November 25, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tyndale Baptist Church, Whiteladies Road
Bristol, BS8 2QG United Kingdom
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£25

“In most religious education children are told who God is. In Godly Play children discover who God is.” Godly play is an approach based on Montessori principles – we respond to the child’s request to ‘help me do it by myself.’ This puts the teacher in the role of spiritual supporter or guide who fully accepts that each child has his or her own relationship with God already. The teaching takes place in different ways at the same time: it is…

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January 2018

VolTrain – Group Dynamics Workshop

January 29, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Kitchen, The Station, Bristol YMCA, Silver Street
Bristol, BS1 2AG United Kingdom
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Free

A practical workshop looking at the benefits of working with groups, and how to understand and work successfully with the different dynamics which can form within them. VolTrain is a partnership between several organisations, including Bristol City Council, to equip, resource and train volunteer youth workers in the Bristol area. It is open to all volunteer youth workers across both statutory and voluntary sectors and is completely free. Paid workers may also attend if they are accompanying volunteers. For more information…

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February 2018

Encouraging Faith, Engaging Faith: The theology and practice of all-age worship

February 7, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Little Stoke Baptist Church, 37 Kingsway
Bristol, BS34 6JW United Kingdom
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£7

Is a day conference focusing on the theology and practice of intergenerational worship in the local church, exploring the challenges and opportunities to exercise ministry which effectively connects with all ages and stages. It is aimed to equip college ministerial students, those on the MA Mission and Ministry with Children, Families and Young People course, as well being an accessible day resource for all local church leaders and workers with 0-18 age groups. We hope the afternoon will be practical…

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November 2018

VolTrain – Mentoring Young People

November 26, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Kitchen, The Station, Bristol YMCA, Silver Street
Bristol, BS1 2AG United Kingdom
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Free

VolTrain is for volunteer youth workers in Bristol and includes practical workshops on key areas of working with young people. This session will give you an introduction to mentoring young people. You will learn about the different stages in a mentoring relationship, and the practicalities, responsibilities and boundaries necessary to act as a mentor to young people. Led by Dan Potter. Dan leads a community youth initiative targeting 'hard to reach' young people.  He runs training and supervision sessions for…

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March 2019

Supporting Young People Through Trauma

March 4, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Kitchen, The Station, Bristol YMCA, Silver Street
Bristol, BS1 2AG United Kingdom
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Free

Life can throw many traumatic events at young people - deaths of loved ones, parental separation, moving to a new school, and more. This workshop will looks at how we as youth workers can best support young people through these traumatic events. Led by Emma Duncan. BA Hons in Youth Work, MSc in Counselling. Emma has been working with young people for 20 years, first as a youth worker, then in vice, now as a counsellor and in education. VolTrain…

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