Above is a list of clubs and groups along with links to their websites and Facebook pages where applicable (please note that some clubs are not currently affiliated to SYA).
SYA provides access to vital support and resources to around 100 youth clubs and groups throughout Shropshire.
We offer the following 3 levels of support:
- Infrastructure support to voluntary youth clubs
This service is funded in a number of ways by SYA and offered to clubs for free
- Help with all paperwork, from constitutions, policies & procedures to session plans templates
- Safeguarding checks for volunteers (There is a cost for paid staff as DBS charge us for this)
- Training – Free safeguarding and Youth work training to level 2 & 3 and access to low-cost training like First Aid and food Hygiene.
- Help setting up, recruiting volunteers and training them
- Access to our extensive stores (Some small charges apply for consumables)
- support with identifying and bidding for funds
- Partnered clubs
For a full year 2023/24 would cost £4,500.00 + VAT
- We supply a qualified, experienced youth worker during term time for 1 night a week youth club with 1.5 hours of delivery to young people + setting up, tidying up and evaluation time
- + 3-day long holiday trips/activities (usually 6 half days)
- The partner supplies at least 2 volunteers per session to support our worker, a venue, budget (often generated through subs and fundraising) and supporting marketing (SYA will help produce this for dissemination)
- We will train and support the volunteers
- We are happy to negotiate how this works, some places want our workers to carry on forever, others want us to get their volunteers ready to take over in a fixed time.
- Fully staffed youth club or Detached Youth Work
For a full year 2022/23 would cost £7000.00 + VAT (2 workers) or £8650.00 + VAT for 3 workers
- Everything in 1. above +
- We will put in a trained qualified and experienced staff team to run your club for you, doing everything required to run a successful club
- 1 night a week youth club with 1.5 hours of delivery to young people + setting up, tidying up and evaluation time
- Happy to negotiate around delivery models
3-day long holiday trips/activities (usually 6 half days) cost an additional £2600.00 + vat
All Youth clubs have free access to young leader training, places on the county wide Youth forum and opportunities to stand as Shropshire’s Members of Youth Parliament (MYP’s)