FREE Volunteer Training


FREE Training for Volunteers or Unemployed people interested in working with young people

Accredited and Certified courses

Help and support given to find suitable jobs or volunteering placement if required

 Thanks to funding from Cumbria County Council and the Coalfields Regeneration Trust we are offering a 4 day training course.  You must attend all 4 days and if you book and do not attend there will be a charge of £50.00 for each missed day.

To be eligible you must live or volunteer in one of the Coalfields Regeneration Trust’s Eligible Wards in Allerdale or Copeland as follows:
Clifton, Ellenborough, Ewanrigg, Flimby, Moorclose, Moss Bay or St Michael’s, Mirehouse, Sandwith,
Cleator Moor North/South, Distington, Egremont North, Frizington, Harbour, Hensingham, Kells,


So who is this course for?  

  • This course is for existing volunteers who have no training in working with Young People
  • Open to residents of Cumbria only
  • Would be volunteers who want some training before starting volunteering with young people
  • Unemployed people who want to start volunteering as a route to employment with young people


Training Dates in 2017 (all Wednesdays) and Topics

  •  23rd August 0900-1700    *Nationally Accredited Health and Safety in the Workplace
  • 30th August 0930-1630    Introduction to Working with Young People
  • 6th September 0930-1630    Safeguarding Level1/2 (approved by the Safeguarding Board
  • 13th September 0900-1700    *Fully Accredited First Aid at Work Certificate

* For accreditation purposes you must bring photo ID to this training, ideally a driving licence or passport


Venue:          The Oval Centre, Salterbeck Drive, Workington, CA14 5HA
Lunch and refreshments will be provided

If you are interested please complete the attached booking form CYA 4 day training application form 2017

Return booking form by email to or by post to Cumbria Youth Alliance, Town Hall Community Hub, Oxford Street, Workington, CA14 2RS. For enquiries telephone: 01900 603131

August 11, 2017

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