Calling all Young Adult Carers

Are you aged between 16-25?

Do you want to learn new, useful skills and meet other young adult carers whilst taking part in a fun activity?

Then you should have a look at our upcoming Skills to Succeed workshops!

Join us for a series of workshops to give you the skills and confidence needed for your next steps in life.  Each one will be a mixture of practical activities, information sessions and ways to support your wellbeing – there is something for everyone!  Attend them all or pick & mix – it is up to you!
 

Preparing for work & Stress-busting  

What: A jam packed day filled with CV and application writing, interview skills with drama and stress-busting through music!

  • Top tips for a good CV/application 
  • What do I write on my CV? 
  • Confidence building for interviews 
  • How do I express myself when I’m under pressure?
  • Getting creative with music & let off steam by making some noise 

Saturday 4th December 10am – 4pm at Park Street Baptist Church in St Albans.

Other info: Lunch is provided – please let us know any dietary requirements 

 

Money management & Cooking/healthy eating 

What: Learn all about how to manage your money, including:

  • bank accounts
  • how to save and budget 
  • what happens when things don’t go to plan 

Prepare and cook a delicious and healthy meal to give you confidence in the kitchen (and on a budget too).

Tuesday 7th December 5:30pm – 8pm at Ridgeway Academy in Welwyn.

 

Benefits for young adult carers & Yoga 

What: Learn all about the benefits available; how to apply for them, who they are for, what you may be entitled to (now and in the future). Finish up with a relaxing yoga session, giving you the tools to unwind at home.

Wednesday 8th December 5.30pm – 7.45pm at Park Street Baptist Church in St Albans. 

 

‘What Next?’ Online session: Mindfulness, Boxing & Next Steps 

What: This will help you reflect on what you have learnt from the sessions, and what you want to achieve next. Combined with mindfulness and boxing, this will give you a chance to release any stresses you may have. You can still attend this workshop if you haven’t attended any others.     

Tuesday 14th December 6pm – 8pm online session – Zoom 

 

Please email young.carers@carersinherts.org.uk or call 01992 586969 to book your space on your chosen workshop/s.  You will need to be registered with Carers in Hertfordshire and have a completed 2021 annual consent form if aged between 16-18.  Please note that we can support you with transport if you need it.

Join us – learn some new skills – make some new friends – have a lot of fun!

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