Youth Center Management: Training the Trainers for The "Effective Management of Youth Centers" Program

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Conference Proceedings
Authors: Levchenko NataliiaNataliia KoliadaYuliya KlymenkoOlha MatrosInna Gonchar

Abstract: The most important factor in the development of youth policy in Ukraine is the implementation, organization and implementation of youth centers. As of 2017, the network of youth centers, the procedure for monitoring the activities of youth centers, financial support, organizers of youth spaces and youth work are clearly defined. During 2018-2021, the competencies of youth center managers will be improved through a number of training programs. In the study, we highlighted the purpose and objectives of each training program for leaders of youth centers and revealed the features of training future coaches to implement training in the program "Effective Management of Youth Centers".The purpose of the experimental work was to determine the features of the training of future coaches for the implementation of training in the program "Effective management of youth centers" on the basis of theory and practice. Methods: systematic, problem-targeted, normative-comparative analysis of sources; content analysis of documentation, training program of "Effective management of youth centers", and other training programs. The program covered 40 participants from different regions of Ukraine. The selection of participants took into account their motivation, desire to learn and teach others, to promote their positive experience. According to the participants of the program "Effective management of youth centers" is an effective innovative form of non-formal education, which promotes the development of a responsible leader to increase the level of civic activity in the decisions of their community. Conclusions. Each training program "Effective management of youth centers" and others are aimed at: improving, effective operation of youth centers; development and improvement of professional competencies of managers, specialists and volunteers of youth centers and spaces; acquisition of new knowledge and skills regarding the financial direction of the centers; providing quality services by specialists of youth centers.

Keywords: Youth Center, Youth Worker, Management Of Youth Centers, Management, Work With Youth, Youth, Non-Formal Education, Forms Of Work With Youth

DOI: 10.54941/ahfe100843

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