In this blog article we're diving into the world of youth and childcare work, and the variety of opportunities which are available.
If you've ever wondered what drives people to work with children and young people, we have some local case studies below who have shared their experiences with us!
They explain the reasons that led them to start working with young people, and why they find it so rewarding!
Tim, Senior Lecturer in Social and Community Studies, Derby University
Shaylene, Childcare and Early Education T Level student, Broomfield Hall - Derby College
Dean, Youth Work and Community Development student, Derby University
Jenna, Teaching Assistant, St Giles Spencer Academy
Shainie, Youth Work and Community Development student, Derby University
Bhavan, Project Assistant, MH:UK & Leaders Unlocked
Ryan, Young Referee, Derbyshire FA & Nottinghamshire FA
Michelle, Youth Alliance Coordinator, Community Action Derby
We hope that you found their stories and inspirational messages and experiences insightful, and we wish the students and young people who have contributed to this article all the very best for their future education and employment supporting our city's next generation!