Avenues into Advocacy

Do you like asking ‘WHY’? Are you good at listening to people talk about their lives? Are you currently out of work? A future in advocacy could be for you!   We have a limited number of free places available on a short course to help you discover if advocacy is for you. You’ll be learning about a new career while meeting new people and having fun on the way. What you’ll get: • Two learning days to build your knowledge of professional advocacy • Ongoing skill development, especially around communication skills • The opportunity to shadow professional advocates at client visits (up to six visits) • Ongoing one-to-one support We’re looking for people who are: • Able to start this short course in October • Able to commit 28 hours over 4 months (we will tailor the shadowing dates to suit your needs) • Currently out of work To book your place on this free course or for more information, please contact training@yvc.org.uk or ring 0191 4786472