Youth Panel volunteering hours in 2017 to 2018
Youth work professionals trained last year

Youth Leadership Programmes

We are extremely passionate about youth leadership and enabling young people to have an active voice on the key issues that affect them.

Talent Match Youth Panel

The Talent Match Youth Panel is made up of representatives from each of the 10 GM boroughs and are aged between 18-24. The young people have all faced barriers to employment They sit on strategic groups and work with key stakeholders in order to help future employment for young people.

Manchester Social Action Programme

This programme is funded by Young Manchester and aims to engage young people of various ages in volunteering, social action and enterprise. We work closely with schools across city to embed the principles of social action in curriculums and school delivery, while supporting students in the design, planning and realisation of youth led social action and enterprise projects. The work benefits young people, their schools, and the wider community.

Health Action Champions

Our Health Actions Champions programme operates in Manchester and is for young people aged 13-25. The group come together on a regular basis to discuss topics around young people’s health and to plan ways of influencing decision makers within health services. They also provide training to other young people on health-related issues.

Girls Skateboarding

The Girls Skateboarding programme is delivered in partnership with Projeckts skatepark and uses skateboarding to engage young women in Manchester to tackle negative gender stereotyping, offer leadership courses and training with the aim of building confidence, resilience, supporting personal development and encouraging healthy choices.

GMYN Ambassadors

Our GMYN Ambassadors initiative provides care leavers with the opportunity to share their skills, knowledge and experiences. GMYN Ambassadors are participants have demonstrated leadership qualities, a passion to support other young people and a willingness to develop their skills.

“Before I got involved with GMYN, I couldn’t do the things I do now because of how shy I was…”


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