Leadership Matters

Stepping into a supervisory role in the field of youth development is often an on-the-job learning experience. Choosing a career in youth development doesn't begin by hoping to supervise adults, manage budgets and conduct evaluations; staff enter the field because of a passion and interest in supporting youth. This training explores youth work management, leadership skills, and provides intentional strategies targeted to youth work practice.

Participant can expect to

  • Develop a sense of intentionality about their role in leadership.
  • Explore strengths-based leadership.
  • Practice reflective learning techniques with other youth workers.
  • Recognize research trends in youth work practice: professionalization and core competencies.
  • Apply learning tools to crucial conversations and coaching.

What you'll have when you walk away

  • Practical tools to engage your staff.
  • An appreciation that the field of youth work is professionalizing.
  • An understanding of the important leadership role youth work managers play within programs and the youth work field.
  • New perspectives on youth work supervision.

Who should attend

Youth work managers/supervisors and volunteer managers

Cancellation policy

To cancel your registration call 612-624-1999. Cancellations up to 1 business day prior to the class will be refunded in full. No refunds will be given for cancellations less than 1 business day prior to the class.

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