Our Background & Aims

Youth Genesis Mission Statement: Inspiring Young People with a Vision for Life

The Youth Genesis Trust (Ltd) works with young people in the community, mainly those who engage in risk taking behavior in areas such as young offending, relationships, health, substance misuse, employment, training and education. Using youth work tools and principles within a Christian ethos; we work with young people to enable them to make a positive transition into adulthood through a diverse range of projects and activities.

Utilising a learning culture, Youth Genesis works towards sustainability and community cohesion through recruiting, training and supporting volunteers in the local context to deliver work with young people.

Youth Genesis - Our Objectives

Youth Genesis aims to:

  • Provide activities for young people aged 11-24 living in rural isolation.
  • Reduce anti-social behaviour.
  • Provide an environment that facilitates informal education and effective delivery of the youth work curriculum.
  • Provide support for young people aged 11-24.
  • Ensure that young people make a healthy transition into adulthood.
  • Enable young people to contribute to their community.

Youth Genesis - Our Values

Youth Genesis promotes a Christian ethos - the aim of the projects and activities is to prioritise the needs of young people in the community. The Christian ethos of Youth Genesis provides young people with a positive environment that is welcoming, accepting and nurtures young people.

The staff is committed to equal opportunities, fairness and equality and promoting a sense of justice within the work that Youth Genesis does. This involves linking local churches with young people in their community and building the bridge between church and contemporary youth culture.

Part of what Youth Genesis does is enabling young people to connect with their spiritual dimension and introducing young people to concepts of church, family and the communion of being together in sharing ideas and values and exploring what Jesus Christ has called us to be.

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