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By Joanna Jarvis, Lisa Anderson, Sinead Russell and More Benefits

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Today we will look at: – Who are the peer educators? – What they gain from being involved – A game – Benefits and challenges of peer education What we do: Move On succeeds in supporting young volunteers, aged 16 to 30 in sustaining their role as peer educators. ` Peer educators deliver fun and informative workshops to other young people, often by sharing their own experiences. Our Volunteer Peer Educators Housing education volunteers – young people who have experienced homeless and/or being looked after (aged 16-28) deliver workshops on housing and independent living issues Inspiring Scotland volunteers – young people from any background (16-18) deliver workshops on peer pressure, bullying, risk-taking behaviour, offending behaviour, healthy choices, healthy relationships, future aspirations, active citizenship. Volunteer example <-- Jemima! Move On provides volunteers with: A thorough recruitment process Interactive training Option to complete SCQF level 5 One-to-one support Rickter scale personal development Lots of opportunities –workshops, conferences….. Expenses – travel, food, childcar

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Year: 2015
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