Team is a 12 week personal development programme for 16-25 year olds. This programme aims at building up your self esteem and giving you the confidence to get into employment, education or training.
During the 12 weeks you will be given the opportunity to try new things and develop many new skills, through our weeks residential to the new forest, and community projects.
The positives of doing Team are that you will be able to come away with new qualifications, be given support on how to develop your CV and interview techniques. Plus joining Team will not effect any benefits you maybe receiving. Team can help you realise your own potential and open up new doors for you.
It is a full time course Monday to Friday 10am-4pm at Madejski Stadium. This programme is run in Partnership with Reading FC Community Trust and Adviza.
What happens over the 12 weeks?
- Learn the importance of teamwork
- Attend a five day team-building residential
- Participants receive qualifications
- Develop and learn new skills
- Undertake projects aimed at helping the local community
- Complete a work placement
- Plan organise and deliver a team presentation
- Gain new qualifications (First Aid and NVQ Teamwork and Community projects)
What are the benefits of training team?
- Realising own potential and gaining new skills and experience
- Working towards a valuable qualification and certificates
- Developing a CV and career aspirations
- Building confidence, motivation and enthusiasm
- Open doors to opportunities and networking
- Meeting new people and making new friends
For further information, please contact the Prince’s Trust Team:
Prince’s Trust Team Leader
0118 968 1067
Using the power of football and the appeal of the football club's brand, Kicks aims to engage young males and females who may otherwise be difficult to reach. The Kicks vision is ‘To target some of the most disadvantaged areas of the country in order to create safer, stronger, more respectful communities through the development of young people’.
The scheme is designed to...
- Engage young people (age 11-19 years) in a range of constructive activities which link to the Government’s Every Child Matters policy
- Encourage volunteering within projects throughout the targeted neighbourhoods
- Break down barriers between the police and young people
- Reduce crime and anti-social behaviour in the targeted neighbourhoods
In 2011 the project successfully achieved 2 national awards from the Kicks Awards 2011...
- Beyond Kicks Award – Prison project, working alongside HMP young offenders.
- Inspiring Young Person of the Year 16-18 year olds – Young person’s self-development
We are able to offer alternative workshops, short courses and various projects to help young people engage in positive activities, obtain qualifications and achieve economic wellbeing.
Using the appeal of football and the power of professional clubs, the Kicks Project works in some of the most disadvantaged communities across the country to create safer, stronger, more respectful communities through the development of young people’s potential.
|Monday||3.15pm - 5pm||Goals Soccer Centre, Woodlands Avenue, Woodley, RG5 3EU|
|Monday||3pm - 5pm||The Piggott School, Twyford Road, Twyford, RG10 8DS|
|Monday||5.30pm - 7pm||St Batholomew's School, Andover Road, Newbury, RG14 6JP|
|Wednesday||6pm - 9pm||South Reading Youth and Community Centre, Northumberland Avenue, Whitley, RG2 7AQ|
|Thursday||6pm - 7.30pm||FBC Centre – Finchampstead, Wokingham, RG40 4ES|
|Thursday||3.15pm - 5pm||Garth Hill College, Bull Lane, Bracknell, RG42 2AD|
|Thursday||7.30pm - 9.30pm||Southcote Community Centre, Coronation Square, Southcote, RG30 3QP|
|Friday||4.30pm - 6.30pm||Prospect Park, Reading, RG30 2ND|
|Friday||6pm - 8pm||St Crispins School, Wokingham, RG40 1SS|
|Friday||7.30pm - 9.30pm||AcademySport, Leisure Centre, Whitley, RG2 8DF|
If you have any questions please contact:
Social Inclusion Manager