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Great Millers Youth Forum has secures funding for youth workers

1 June 2015

Rotherham United Great Millers Youth Forum has secured funding from People’s Health Trust for a youth worker post for Rotherham West Central.

The Great Millers Youth Forum supported by Rotherham United Community Sports Trust is seeking to appoint two enthusiastic, charismatic and dedicated youth workers to organise and deliver the of Today project funded by People’s Health Trust – using money raised by HealthRich through The Health Lottery.

The new youth worker will promote community cohesion amongst young people and the wider community in Rotherham West wards of Masbrough, Henley and Ferham and engage the young people in positive activities that develop confidence and skills both in the evenings and weekends.

The Youth Forum was established in 2009 by a group of young people aged 13 to 25 with the aim of bringing young people together from different communities and promote community cohesion through sports and education. The forum supports young people to have a voice and engage them in sport and health activities, citizenship and volunteering. The group gives members the opportunity to develop a variety of skills through organising events, undertaking a leadership course, as well as the opportunity to visit parliament. Some of the members have had training to become peer educators and delivered anti-racism training to other young people within the community, which helps to promote them as a positive role model.

Mused Salem, Chair of Rotherham United Great Millers Youth Forum said he was delighted when he heard the youth forum got the funding from People's Health Trust. "Most of our Youth Forum members come from Rotherham West ward and have said they needed a dedicated youth worker to work with young people living in the Masbrough, Ferham and Henley in the evenings."

Zanib Rasool, MBE, Advisor to the youth forum said' The Millers Youth forum members have worked hard to over the last few years supporting other young people, organising events and tournaments and having a worker enables them to do more, they will continue to listen to young people and tailor their activities accordingly.”

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