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Informal Education

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Community Development, Non profits and Voluntary Sector organisations are beset with that obvious challenge to their sustainability, “Where’s the money coming from?” Providing the much needed services that these organisations are set up to deliver are always dependent on the individuals involved and the connections and track record they have. Many are often beguiled into thinking these types of organisations are not businesses, when they are. They are incorporated as businesses, operate as legal entities,…

When a youth worker gets his or her first voluntary placement or paid placement, they are in a state of transition their late teens, early, mid-late 20’s or even early 30’s. There is already a sense of giving back and wanting to help others prepare for the road ahead which for the young person is daunting and could likened to a fairytale where the young adventurer traverses a path through a darkened wood. Where all…